News: Increased demand for reused goods
A report by Hitwise UK has shown that the number of internet searches containing the words 'second hand' has increased by 22% in the last year.
Wednesday, 19th November 2008
Freecycle has also seen a huge increase in demand with visits to their site up 35% on this time last year. Classifieds web sites such as Gumtree and www.preloved.co.uk have seen a 47% jump in demand, with Edinburgh Gumtree making up 2.53% of the total site visits alone.
Remanufacturing Industries Council Announces Historic Alliance of Remanufacturing Organizations
PRESS RELEASE: The Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with four remanufacturing business associations, each representing a different sector within the remanufacturing industry.
CER to open SPARK Workshop on Circular Economy
David Fitzsimons, in his capacity as director of the European Remanufacturing Council (CER), will be opening a SPARK workshop event in Cardiff on 28th March.
RICS tackles the Circular Economy and Public Interest
David Fitzsimons will take part in a breakfast discussion at the ICE to answer the question: why is the Circular Economy still only a minority issue among business leaders and policy makers?