Can the circular economy in construction really work?

Sustainability requires a change in mindset as it’s not just a process of replacing materials with green alternatives. But can a circular economy ever be the norm for mass construction?

UK Plastics Pact is central to forming a circular economy

A versatile material, plastics are in danger of being demonised, but how can they be made environmentally friendly in the packaging industry?

Straight talking on circular economy

Construction and demolition, the largest producers of waste in the UK, may only be paying lip service to green initiatives, writes Jim McClelland

Recycling design and production

Taking a circular, rather than linear, approach to production and designing products with recycling in mind saves money – and the Earth, writes Sarah Murray

The great recovery of Earth’s resources

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

Help is at hand to go circular

A British company with unique software and expertise is helping businesses transition to the circular economy