Sustainability & environment resources

A gateway to content and resources related to whole material lifecycle thinking and sustainable practices, for the benefit of the wider environment.

Managing materials use is fundamental to our economic and environmental future.

Revaluating materials’ use throughout their life cycle enables efficient use, reduced environmental impacts and assures resource availability.


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Sustainability & environment resources

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Design Innovation in Plastics – 2021 finalists announced

Upcoming events

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Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging

This webinar will unpack the major packaging reform consultations and explore the material-specific opportunities and challenges.

NMA Lunchtime Seminars: Focus on Natural Materials and the Circular Economy

The next webinar in the NMA Lunchtime series.

NMA Lunchtime Seminars: Focus on Natural Materials in Composites

The next webinar in the NMA Lunchtime series.

Information services

Are you looking for information or advice on materials? Our Information Services team can help you find relevant articles and literature from our extensive library collections and provide signposting to sources of advice.  

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IOM3 awards

Nominations for the 2021 IOM3 awards are now open.

IOM3 recognises achievements and contributions to the profession through a range of annual Awards, Medals and Prizes. The awards cover a range of subject areas, career stages and types of contribution.

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IOM3 communities active in sustainability & environment

Packaging Society

Wood Technology Society

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