News: Definitions of manufacturing design terminology
Global standards body BSI has published the second part of its series of guidelines for manufactured products.
Monday, 20th July 2009
BS 887-2:2009 'Design for manufacture, assembly, disassembly and end-of-life processing' aims to remove ambiguity surrounding design terminology. Its list of defintions covers remanufacture , carbon footprint, end-of-life, reuse and recondition, and is meant to apply to all types of manufacture. The next two standards for manufactured products will focus on best practice and remanufacturing.
20 m litres of leftover paint: UK MPs call on government to support solutions
On Tuesday in Parliament, MPs had a lively debate surrounding how to create a circular economy for leftover decorative paint in the UK. Sponsored by Angela Smith MP, the debate focused on the British Coatings Federation’s (BCF) PaintCare programme.
Closing the loop on the circular economy
Nabil Nasr discusses the role of remanufacturing in the Circular Economy as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's publication: "A New Dynamic 2: Effective Systems In a Circular Economy"
CRR contributes to Circular Economy report
Scaling the circular economy in Europe offers investment opportunities worth EUR320 billion, according to a new report produced by SYSTEMIQ with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and with input from the CRR.