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Bio-based circular economy in European national and regional strategiesThis paper presents the results of a qualitative assessment that was carried out in selected European countries: Finland, Spain, Slovakia,…

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Cornwall could lead circular economy transitionAt a summit on Wednesday, organised by the Tevi programme, dozens of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as well as…

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From linear economy to circular economy: research agendaThe new Circular Business Model will not only be a tool aimed at a simple waste prevention and waste reduction,…

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Scale of the problem: How fish skins and algae could help solve the plastic pollution crisisA University of Sussex student has taken inspiration from the seas to find a solution to the man-made plastic pollution…

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Farm plasticsMethods and case examples to recycle and reduce plastics in farming

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Sink to River – River to Tap A review of potential risks from nanoparticles and microplasticsA live research project with the following objectives focus on assessment of the quantity and type (and hence potential source)…

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Plastic WasteA House of Commons Library Briefing Paper on plastic waste in the UK, including statistics on plastic waste and information…

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Single-use plastics and fishing gear Reducing marine litterEU legislative briefing. Most of the plastic in our oceans originates from land-based sources. On European beaches, plastics make up…

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Research Briefing Note: A review of waste plastic dataA review of data held by the Environment Agency and others on plastic and waste plastic. Whilst there are a…

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Plastic Packaging Shedding Light on the UK DataThis independent report examines whether the UK system is really as effective in promoting the recycling of plastic packaging as…

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Plastics Spatial FlowAn assessment of the quantity of un-recycled plastic in the UK

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Eliminating avoidable plastic waste by 2042: a use-based approach to decision and policy makingThe research presented here proposes that the debate around plastics and plastics waste is reframed. It provides guidance on the…

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A circular economy for plasticsEU report with insights from research and innovation to inform policy and funding decisions

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International policies to reduce plastic marine pollution from single-use plastics (plastic bags and microbeads): A reviewThis paper reviews current international market-based strategies and policies to reduce plastic bags and microbeads. While policies to reduce microbeads…

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Global ecological, social and economic impacts of marine plasticA semi- systematic literature review of 1191 data points provides the basis to determine the global ecological, social and economic…

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PlasticFlow 2025 Plastic Packaging Flow Data ReportA report from WRAP 2018. PlasticFlow 2025 estimates the quantity of plastic packaging placed on the market and recycled from…

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Post-consumer plastic packaging waste in England: Assessing the yield of multiple collection-recycling schemesBased on empirical data for UK results show only a small percentage (16%) of the total amount of post-consumer plastics…

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A seaweed farm – the first of its kindDr Angela Mead, a scientist and researcher, who specialises in invasive species, has plans for a research pilot of a…

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Reuse – Rethinking PackagingA useful compendium of case studies in reuse from EMF.

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UK Statistics on WasteThe purpose of this release is to announce UK estimates which have been calculated to comply with EU legislation.

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Estates Directorate Single-Use Plastics PolicyEstates Directorate Single-Use Plastics Policy

Ministry of Justice Single Use Plastics Policy Link.

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Quality of ResourcesThe growing British waste management sector has consistently voiced the need to improve the quality of waste-streams and thus the…

Quality of Resources

, circular-economy research-report

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