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Funding for local closed-loop demonstration

Local economy closed loops - extraction of metals and minerals from waste The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is funding an Innovation Challenge for local...

AkzoNobel wins top BCE award

Outstanding environmental leadership displayed by AkzoNobel Decorative Paints UK in the reformulation of its leading paint brand Dulux Trade Vinyl Matt White scooped the most coveted Business...

Videos on LCA and Sustainable Design

As part of the EU BIOCHEM project which provides tools free of charge to those working to develop bio-based innovations, we can share a series of videos that introduce the CCaLC and ...

CCaLC version 3.0 released

We are pleased to announce that a new version of CCaLC ( V3.0 ) is now available for download free of charge from www.ccalc.org.uk .   New CCaLC V3.0 features...

YOUR chance to input into EU raw materials innovation policy

This invitation is to sta keholders in the field of raw materials to contribute to a questionnaire for the indentification of innovative technologies and pilot actions related to the...

A resource efficient world in 2050?

What will the world will look like in 2050? More importantly, what would it be like if it was more resource and energy efficient? That was the aim of a recent Chemistry Innovation...

LCA in Green Chemistry - call for papers

The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment is seeking papers covering aspects of how green chemistry can be assessed from a life cycle perspective. They are seeking examples of...

Chemical Industry sustainability report by Cefic

‘ The European chemical industry is determined to play a key role in ensuring that by 2050 over 9 billion people live well, within the resources of the planet ’ – this is the...

Teaching You Sustainable Design

Providing a good standard of living for a world of over 9 billion people using the resources of one planet is the challenge facing us all in a few decades time. Much of this challenge will be...

EPSRC Resource Efficiency Scoping Workshop

Closing date: 26 March 2012 Issue date: 08 March 2012 Return form to: Resource.efficiency@epsrc.ac.uk Category: Expression of interest ...

Event - What Effect Does Waste Have of you Bottom Line?

In the EcoDesign Centre's  ''Zero Waste by Design' event series, workshops focussed on Transport, Product Manufacturing, Textiles and Design industries.  The...

Successful projects in TSB Supply Chain Innovation for Resource Efficiency competition announced

Innovation in supply chains to improve resource efficiency Twelve new research and development projects that will lead to the more efficient and sustainable use of resources are to...

Sustainable Design Workshop - January 2012 Review

The latest in our series of Sustainable Design workshops run in conjunction with C-Tech Innovation took place on 27 th January 2012 at the IChemE HQ in London.   ...

Metal production and substitution

The evidence builds for the era of cheap resources ending. In tackling it we need to be more aware than ever as to where all our stuff comes from in the first place and what it gets used for....

DISCOUNT on Sustainable Innovation support

To help you start the New Year in a more sustainable way, we can offer a 25% saving on our Sustainable Design Guide . Simply click here to make the order and use the ...

EPA Releases New Green Chemistry Video

  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released an excellent new video, entitled " Green Chemistry for a Sustainable and Healthy Economy ." ...

Opportunity for Sustainable Construction Innovations

The MBE KTN is joining forces with the Technology Strategy Board, UK Green Building Council (GBC) and Marks & Spencer (M&S) to deliver the Innovation Zone competition at Ecobuild...

Sustainable Design Workshop - London

We are proud to announce another workshop in our programme for the Sustainable Design Guide , in conjunction with IChemE and C-Tech Innovation. The workshop is on 25 January in London...

Workshop: Introduction to Sustainable Design

Heriot-Watt University, 16 th December 2011 This stimulating workshop will introduce simple tools and thinking that will help you understand and quantify the eco...

Sustainable Design - Balance & Culture (Kaleidoscope Project)

Below are two videos from the Kaleidoscope Project which we have taken part in as part of our wider engagement in how we approach sustainability in a cross-discipline way. More videos are on...
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Why chemists should talk to designers

In an excellent opinion piece in Nature by the formidable George Whitesides on his...

Endangered Elements Periodic Table

The Endangered Elements Periodic Table has been used by Chemistry Innovation for a while to...