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    Geraint Davies & panel
    Resource Recovery from Waste event

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    A system of systems approach: a crucial factor in the shift towards a Circular Economy

    On Wednesday 28th of October, under the Chairmanship of Alan Whitehead MP, Policy Connect and the Resource Recovery from Waste programme held an event in Parliament aimed at introducing the findings of the research. With the goal of creating a space in which to debate how to incorporate economic, environmental and social value into government decision-making, the event gathered academics, parliamentarians and a panel of experts to discuss how to take this crucial step in the shift from a linear to a circular economy.

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    APSRG event on the Circular Economy - audience
    Circular Economy event

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    What would it take for the Circular Economy to help the British Food and Farming industry?

    On Wednesday 12th of September the All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group (APSRG) held an event in the House of Commons to discuss the results of the University of Exeter Business School’s Circular Economy - South West project. This two-year research programme explored how Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the British food manufacturing industry can move towards a Circular Economy (CE) model, the benefits of a transition, and the opportunities and barriers for further progress. 

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    Vivienne Perry
    Zero Plastic Waste Project Launch

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    Cross-sector collaboration, one of the keys to achieve a vision for Zero Plastic Waste

    On Monday 11th of June UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) and Policy Connect welcomed almost 100 people into the House of Commons’ Churchill Room for the launch of their joint project: A vision for Zero Plastic Waste, which over the course of the next few months will explore how to achieve this vision and, crucially, how the UK can become a global leader on the issue.

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    New Report: 'Principles for a Sustainable Brexit'

    Policy Connect has launched a new report: 'Principles for a Sustainable Brexit: A strategic plan for clean growth". This cross-party report calls on Government to embed clean growth and environmental protections at the heart of Brexit policy. The report is sponsored by Lord Deben (Con), Alan Whitehead MP (Lab), Peter Aldous MP (Con) and Geraint Davies MP (Lab).

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    Three key contributions for future EPR regimes

    On Thursday 19th of July the All- Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group (APSRG) held in Portcullis House a lively debate on key principles for Extended Producer Responsibility in the context of the upcoming Resources and Waste Strategy (EPR). 

     

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