The work of the Student Senate is designed to represent and benefit the student body. One way senators do this is by investing in areas suited to their strengths and interests. Below, we describe ongoing Senate committees that seek to directly help students on a day-to-day level — from making a…
As the world suffocates from its plastic addiction, a growing number of businesses are stepping up to the plate to reduce their plastic waste.Most recently, Trader Joe’s announced that it wi……
A new technique that uses gravity separation to remove fibreglass from resin could make recycling smartphones and other e-waste more efficient.
Used PET bottles and other plastic waste can be a valuable resource for the packaging sector and other industries. However, currently this resource remains unused in many areas.
New report presents data that shows the need for a human rights-based approach to developing the small- scale fisheries sector in order to reach SDG 14.b.
In this episode The Engineer talks to Dr. Tom Wildsmith and Lorna Bennet from the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult about the need to create a circular economy for the offshore wind sector. ORE Catapult and RenewableUK are hosting a virtual conference on Circular Economy + Renewable Energy on 29th June. Hosted by journalist Kate Russell, this all-day event features speakers from a variety of sectors on their shared sustainability challenges. The lively format will feature a mix of panel debate, presentations, interviews, technology showcases and a virtual visit to the ORE Catapult labs and facilities. You’ll have the chance to put your questions to speakers from the Crown Estate, Royal Society of Chemistry, Vestas, LM Wind Power, University of Leeds and founders of some of the UK’s most disruptive innovators in the circular economy arena.