The myth that our Earth can provide the human race with unlimited natural resources has been well and truly busted, says Sophie Thomas, co-director of design at the RSA
The unrealised potential of the waste management industry is huge, with reports suggesting that improvements to waste management strategies could benefit the global economy to the order of trillions (USD). Prominent topics discussed within this report range from bottle deposits and water conservation, to exploration of a circular economy. We look at the impact of design and technology on the sector and how the UK can move towards a ‘Zero Waste Economy’.
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Once considered a source of pollution, waste water now has fresh potential, writes Sarah Murray
Instead of resorting to landfill, more waste should be used to power UK energy plants, says Biffa
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