Sustainability

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In a modern capitalist society, is something without an ascribed monetary value considered worthless? Phrases such as ‘natural capital’ and ‘ecosystem services’ are increasingly used within the...
This webinar will explore the role of plastic in current society and how existing recycling and reprocessing infrastructure can be improved and enhanced to capture and recycle more plastic waste,...
Against the backdrop of the Defra 25-Year Environment Plan and the forthcoming Resources and Waste Strategy, this two-day conference - RTF 2018 - will provide the ideal forum for resource and waste...
The Linnean Society of London are hosting a free evening lecture on the future of tropical agriculture at Burlington House, London.  Agricultural areas have expanded dramatically in the tropics...
Spending time in tranquil spaces has clear benefits to people’s health and well-being. The protection and enhancement of tranquillity is therefore an important step for a civilised, healthy...
Plastics in the oceans is the most-talked-about environmental issue of 2018. Progress appears to be being made, with the 5p charge on plastic bags and a proposed ban on plastic straws. But do ...
Plastics in the oceans is the most-talked-about environmental issue of 2018. Progress appears to be being made, with the 5p charge on plastic bags and a proposed ban on plastic straws. But do ...

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The Burntwood Lecture was named after Lord Burntwood, a founding member of the Institution and our first chairman. Founded in 1994 to mark his contribution to the Institution, the lecture series...
Plastic in the ocean is the most-talked-about environmental issue of 2018 with scientists estimating by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish, by weight, in the ocean.  Progress appears to...
This year we will be returning to the Contamination Expo Series on the 12th and 13th September at the NEC, Birmingham. The show attracts environmental professionals and showcases the latest...

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