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Report published, Government response published Saturday 1 November 2014
In recent years, there has been a growing discussion of resource efficiency, the ‘circular economy’ and the economic and environmental benefits of maximising the value of resources beyond the life of a product. The Environmental Audit Committee examined the issues surrounding building a circular economy.
Committee publishes Government response to report: Growing a circular economy: Ending the throwaway society
Environmental Audit Committee to publish response to report on 'Growing a circular economy' on Saturday 1 November
Environmental Audit Committee to publish report on Thursday 24 July
Environmental Audit Committee hold final evidence session on Wednesday 2 July
Environmental Audit Committee to take evidence from Commissioner Potocnik
Environmental Audit Committee to take evidence on building a circular economy
Environmental Audit Committee holds its first public evidence session of their new inquiry
Evidence given by Dan Rogerson MP, Jonathan Tillson, Defra; Stuart Edwards, BIS and Rosie Seymour, DCLG
Evidence given by
Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Kingfisher, WRAP and Green Alliance
Evidence given by Giraffe Innovation Ltd, University of the Arts London, The Great Recovery, RSA project, Interface Carpets, Caterpillar Remanufacturing, Marks and Spencer.
Evidence given by Janez Potocnik, Environment Commissioner, European Union
(by video conference)
Evidence given by 1. Prof Tim Jackson, University of Surrey, Phil Barton, CE, Keep Britain Tidy/Waste Watch, Nick Brown, Head, Recycling on GB, Coca-Cola Enterprises.
2. Steve Lee, CE, CIWM, Cllr Clyde Loakes, LGA, Dominic Hogg, Eunomia research and consulting