What is GRP? Often abbreviated to GRP, glass-reinforced plastic (also known as fibreglass) is a strong and versatile material made of synthetic resin and glass fibre. GRP has multifaceted applications due to its high strength, corrosion-resistant, lightweight and low maintenance properties. […]
Biochar, activated carbon, and charcoal are three forms of carbon that share similarities in composition and the way they are produced. The latter is something most people are aware of as a medium for sizzling a sausage or burning a […]
A circular economy takes production processes into consideration, promoting the reuse, repair, recycling, recovery and upcycling of materials and products. While making headway on the variety of wastes they can manage sustainably, the waste management industry’s remaining challenge is to […]
“We’re so incredibly utterly devious” … The Wombles. Much focus is rightly made on the upper echelons of the waste hierarchy, as society strives towards a utopian waste scenario where there is zero ‘waste’. I remember from my youth […]
Imagine 770,000 London double-decker busses full of waste. Now imagine a hole big enough to fit them in……. Sadly, in the UK, this amount of waste is being buried beneath our feet each year. This blog explores the alternatives and […]
Plastics, Pyrolysis & The Pacific Garbage Patch By now, the horror stories of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch; the giant floating island mass in the North Central Pacific Ocean have been covered in abundance in the mainstream media. The mass, […]
Words and Images have been taken from The Future Economy Network group event write up.