ERN Remanufacturing Market Study

This preliminary report gathers data on remanufacturing across nine key sectors to calculate the current level of reman activity in EU member states in terms of economic value, numbers employed and approximate carbon benefits.

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Simon Strick
Tagging clothing for recycling

Using 2D barcodes to tag textiles through to the end of life could add value at all stages of the life cycle of textiles. We highlight some of the key benefits of such labelling for all stakeholders along the supply chain.

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Simon Strick
Oakdene Hollins Report: 20th anniversary event

In October 2014, Oakdene Hollins celebrated 20 years of quality research and consulting at an event which featured guest speaker, Rt Hon David Lidington, Minister of State for Europe and a panel session chaired by Julie Hill of Green Alliance, as well as talks on remanufacturing in the circular economy, raw materials scarcity and prices, and the future of environmental labelling in Europe. Read the report here.

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Simon Strick
EU Ecolabel: Good Practice Guidance

Our Good Practice Manual seeks to harmonise the interpretation of EU Ecolabel regulation. It features case studies, helpful forms and reporting tools and shares the good practice and experience of the EU Ecolabel Competent Bodies. Competent Bodies, applicants and potential applicants will find it useful.

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Simon Strick
Risk Factors in Developing Mineral and Metal Projects

15 key risk factors affecting the development of pipeline projects are examined, ranking their importance over time and across each stage of the supply chain. Our report, available for sale from the International Lead & Zinc Study Group website, will inform future minerals policies and aid in planning new projects.

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Simon Strick
Study of By-Products of Copper, Lead, Zinc & Nickel: Executive Summary

Read the executive summary of this study which provides detailed information on the production, use and trade of the by- products of these four metals. It examines recycling, end-uses, market prices, government regulations and stockpiles, and trade restrictions. The full report is available to buy, as are individual chapters, from the International Lead and Zinc Study Group website.

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Simon Strick
Textiles flow and market development opportunities in the UK

In 2010 around £238m-worth of textiles went to waste collection and landfill. Recovering just 10% could unlock revenue of about £24 million. Our report for WRAP gives a snapshot of textile flows for the UK. It highlights opportunities and examines new technologies and the role they could play in allowing reprocessing methods to become commercially viable.

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Simon Strick
Economics of Rare Earths and Precious Metals

In 2010 around £238m-worth of textiles went to waste collection and landfill. Recovering just 10% could unlock revenue of about £24 million. Our report for WRAP gives a snapshot of textile flows for the UK. It highlights opportunities and examines new technologies and the role they could play in allowing reprocessing methods to become commercially viable.

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Simon Strick