Organised by the Resource Strategy Group (RSG) in conjunction with the Sustainable Development Group, IOM3 held the Balancing Resources Efficiency conference on 26 November 2019 in London. The conference highlighted four areas that require urgent attention to meet the UK Government’s two ambitious and long-term strategic objectives; namely the 25-year environmental action plan and a commitment for the UK to be zero net carbon by 2050.
The UK government has recently set out two ambitious and long-term strategic objectives, namely the 25-year environmental action plan and a commitment for the UK to be zero net carbon by 2050. This conference critically examines these two challenges, with an emphasis on rigorous systems thinking and numerical estimates.
Dr Walter Stahel (Co-founder, The Product-Life Institute) will give the Keynote entitled A Circular Industrial Economy - A Giant Opportunity and Challenge to the Mining and Materials Industries at the upcoming conference on November 26 2019 at IOM3 London
Polymers are changing, with developments focused on meeting our high demands while also addressing major global challenges in waste and recycling. IOM3 Polymer Society Divisional Board Chair, Stuart Patrick, discusses some ongoing projects.