How do we capture this value opportunity?

Arup are absolutely committed to the transition to a circular economy.
 
In the following video Richard Boyd, Senior Engineer at Arup, states that while the ideas behind a circular economy have, in different forms, been around since the 1970s, it is only now that we are beginning to understand and are able to realise their full economic, environmental and social potential.

Imagine 2050...

One of the biggest challenges industry will face is ensuring a secure supply chain. There will be a scarcity of resources caused by a rapidly rising global population. We have envisioned a future where industry has been re-engineered and redesigned so products and manufacturing processes can be completed without waste...

'The circular economy will be part of our everyday life' - Lindsay - Trident Plastics

"My role is as far as the circular economy is concerned is to find new products and develop new products for the organisation as part of its automotive diversification and to look at ways of improving the whole of life aspect of the product from inception, with recycled materials, through to recycling, at the end of life.

'It’s about being smart about what we want to do in the future' - Kat, Rawtec

'It’s about being smart about what we want to do in the future' - Kat, Rawtec

"The reason why the Circular Economy is important to me as a person is, it’s about the future. I mean we know that we can’t continue consuming resources the way we do. It makes sense from so many different perspectives: an environmental perspective, a job’s perspective, climate change perspective, a food-security perspective…