Government funds five 'state of the art' circular economy R&D centres

Michael Holder
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Textile waste is the target of one of the research and innovation centres being established at the Royal College of Art
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Textile waste is the target of one of the research and innovation centres being established at the Royal College of Art

Innovation centres in London, Loughborough and Exeter secure £22.5m to develop waste-cutting techniques for textiles, metals, electronics, construction and chemicals

Several state-of-the-art circular economy research and innovation centres are to be established around England, after the government yesterday announced a new £22.5m funding programme aimed at curbing...

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