"circular economy" blog posts
Contributor series: Student Circular Economy Project
The UoL Circular Economy Project team are a group of University of Liverpool mechanical and design engineering students working collaboratively to implement a circular economy on campus, starting with the recycling and repurposing of single use plastic bottles. Thanks to the UoL Circular Economy Project team, for telling us all about it.
Posted on: 5 December 2023
Bringing campus furniture full circle
The University has recently saved an estimated £50,000, diverted more than 4 tonnes of waste from landfill and saved over 8 tonnes CO2e by reusing and repurposing furniture on campus.
Posted on: 25 September 2023
Exploring Sustainable, Circular Transport Solutions with the Circular Economy Club Liverpool City Region
Wednesday the 5th of July marked the second Circular Economy Club event for the Liverpool City Region in 2023.
Posted on: 13 July 2023
Transforming the plastics industry for a circular economy
Last month, our Circular Economy Manager, Rhiannon Hunt joined a workshop with international research project, TRANSFORM-CE, to explore how we might navigate to a more circular future for plastics.
Posted on: 16 March 2023
Recycling and the circular economy
The University’s Sustainability Strategy sets out a number of key targets in relation to reducing waste by 50% and embedding a circular economy across all University operations. To help us achieve these targets, two new roles have been established in the Environmental Sustainability team in FRCS. We caught up with Dr Rhiannon Hunt, Circular Economy Manager and Sam Hay, Waste and Recycling Officer, to find out more.
Posted on: 29 November 2022