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Making Things Last: Consultation on creating a more circular economy in Scotland

This consultation explores the priorities for building a more circular economy – where products and materials are kept in high value use for as long as possible.  It builds on Scotland’s progress in the zero waste and resource efficiency agendas, with a new focus on a much broader set of business and industry opportunities. This matters because of the significant potential benefits:...
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Global Change Award

The Global Change Award is an innovation challenge by the H&M Conscious foundation. It takes on one of the biggest challenges facing today’s fashion industry – to create fashion for a growing population while reducing its impact on the environment. By catalysing green, truly ground-breaking ideas the aim of the challenge is to protect the earth’s natural resources by closing the loop...
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Scotland creates new fund to set the trend on sustainable fashion

Zero Waste Scotland announces fund for sustainable fashion The Circular Economy Textile and Apparel Grant Fund   Zero Waste Scotland has announced a new fund to encourage Scottish fashion designers to develop their own closed-loop clothing. Financed in part by the Scottish government, the Circular Economy Textile and Apparel Grant Fund will debut in December in a bid to rein...
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Does the move towards a circular economy require more localised manufacturing?

EPSRC and ESRC invite applications for proposals to support networking in challenge themes related to Re-Distributed Manufacturing which has a broad working definition of  Technology, systems and strategies that change the economics and organisation of manufacturing, particularly with regard to location and scale .  The move towards a circular economy could provide an good...
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'Design Matters: for the Circular Economy' blog

Hi all, A team of designers here at Seymourpowell recently participated in an Ellen MacArthur Foundation circular economy workshop. We thought this would be really interestiing to a Great Recovery audience and highly relevant to the TSB NDCE competition. It looked in detail at resource efficiency through designers lenses. Have a read if of interest: ...
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Relevant links and resources

I have now collated some links and resources that may be relevant to the competition. This list does not claim to be exhaustive - please do comment/ let me know if there are aspects you think are not covered. The list has been compiled by the Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network and not the Technology Strategy Board. ...
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"New Designs for a Circular Economy" competition formally opens

The TSB comptition "New Designs for a Circular Economy" has now formally opened.   You can register here .   Guidance regarding the application process can be found in the Document library within this group ( here ) or downloaded from http://www.innovateuk.org/content/competition/resource-efficiency-new-designs-for-a-circular-eco.ashx .
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Competition details released

Coinciding with the Great Recovery launch event at the RSA last night, the Technology Strategy Board have released details of the accompanying competition "New Designs for a Circular Economy". You can find these in the Documents section in this _connect group, and also on the Technology Strategy Board website at ...
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Relevant links and resources

I have now collated some links and resources that may be relevant to the...

"New Designs for a Circular Economy" competition formally opens

The TSB comptition "New Designs for a Circular Economy" has now formally opened. ...

Making Things Last: Consultation on creating a more circular economy in Scotland

This consultation explores the priorities for building a more circular economy – where...