Author Archives: Julie Hill

About Julie Hill

Green Alliance Associate, Chair of WRAP and independent board member of the Consumer Council for Water. @JulieEHill

Top 10: circular economy resources

A representative of a leading US company recently told me that it was seeking a bigger presence in the UK because of our “thought leadership” on the circular economy. That is in large part due to more than fifteen years … Continue reading

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The huge wasted economic opportunity of inconsistent recycling

Our new report, Wasted opportunities, marks the end of the second year for the Circular Economy Task Force of leading businesses. It reveals that outdated recycling systems are losing the UK economy £1.7 billion in wasted plastics, electronics and food. The report comes at a … Continue reading

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Are new eco technologies fit for a circular economy?

Brighton’s Eco Technology Show is fast rising up the list of ‘must go to’ events for anyone in the resource stewardship arena. Aimed particularly at local authority thinkers, doers and buyers, it showcases green transport solutions, all the latest building … Continue reading

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Economics, not science, will save the world

I have participated in many different types of event in my time, but none so intense as the Science Museum’s ‘speed geeking’.  This involves gathering a dozen experts from fields as varied as cancer research, space mining, nuclear physics and … Continue reading

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