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Circular Economy as Fictional Expectation to Overcome Societal Addictions.Whilst circular economy technical and business angles are more widely discussed, its philosophical underpinnings and socio-economic implications are insufficiently investigated….Circular Economy, Philosophy, Social, Socio-economic, Visioncircular-economy philosophy social socio-economic vision
The case of European Commission policies on the circular economyDrawing on policy documents and interviews with policy officers of the European Commission, this publication argues that the monitoring framework…EU, Policy, Policy Evaluation, Researcheu policy policy-evaluation research
Science to enable sustainable plasticsA White Paper from the 8th Chemical Sciences and Society Summit (CS3), London, UK • May 2020  Circular Economy, Plastics, Recycled plastics, Recycling Waste, Reducing plastic waste, Researchcircular-economy plastics recycled-plastics recycling-waste reducing-plastic-waste research
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,…Effective Strategies, Policy Evaluation, Research Reporteffective-strategies policy-evaluation research-report
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…Circular Economy, News Articlecircular-economy news-article
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,…Research, Research Reportresearch research-report
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…Bioplastics, Case Studies, Innovationbioplastics case-studies innovation
Farm plasticsMethods and case examples to recycle and reduce plastics in farmingFarming, Plasticsfarming plastics
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)…Micro and nano plastic, Surface water systemsmicro-and-nano-plastic surface-water-systems
Plastic WasteA House of Commons Library Briefing Paper on plastic waste in the UK, including statistics on plastic waste and information…Innovation, Plastics, Reducing plastic waste, Retail, Voluntary initiativesinnovation plastics reducing-plastic-waste retail voluntary-initiatives
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…Fishing use plastic, Marine Litter, Marine Plastics, Single use plasticsfishing-use-plastic marine-litter marine-plastics single-use-plastics
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…Data, Metrics, Plasticsdata metrics plastics
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…Recycled plastics, Statistics & Datarecycled-plastics statistics-data
Plastics Spatial FlowAn assessment of the quantity of un-recycled plastic in the UKPlastic leakage, Plastics, Recycled plasticsplastic-leakage plastics recycled-plastics
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…Circular Economy, Plastic Interventionscircular-economy plastic-interventions
A circular economy for plasticsEU report with insights from research and innovation to inform policy and funding decisionsCircular Economy, Innovation, Investment, Plastics, Policycircular-economy innovation investment plastics policy
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…Effective Strategies, Policy, Policy Evaluation, Single use plasticseffective-strategies policy policy-evaluation single-use-plastics
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…Costs, Health, Impacts, Marine Plasticscosts health impacts marine-plastics
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…Plastic packaging, Policy, Statistics & Dataplastic-packaging policy statistics-data
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…Circular Economy, Collection Schemes, Household Waste, Local Authorities, Plastic packaging, Recycling Wastecircular-economy collection-schemes household-waste local-authorities plastic-packaging recycling-waste
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…Bioplastics, Case Studies, Researchbioplastics case-studies research
Reuse – Rethinking PackagingA useful compendium of case studies in reuse from EMF.Case Studies, EMFcase-studies emf
UK Statistics on WasteThe purpose of this release is to announce UK estimates which have been calculated to comply with EU legislation.Statistics & Datastatistics-data
Estates Directorate Single-Use Plastics PolicyEstates Directorate Single-Use Plastics PolicyPolicypolicy
Quality of ResourcesThe growing British waste management sector has consistently voiced the need to improve the quality of waste-streams and thus the…Circular Economy, Research Reportcircular-economy research-report

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