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Theme: Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management

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WR0103: Household Waste Prevention Policy Side Research Programme
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2007, Cost £160,695
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   The Environment Council
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Effective household waste prevention, Environmental Protection, Household, Policy Development, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR0104: Lifestyle Scenarios: The Futures for Waste Composition
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £139,100
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Brook Lyndhurst
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Forecasting, Household, Policy Development, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Understanding resource flows, Understanding waste composition and trends, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR0105: Project REDUCE Monitoring and Evaluation - Developing Tools to Measure Waste Prevention
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £118,380
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   WasteWatch
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Composting, Effective household waste prevention, Environmental Performance, Environmental Protection, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Indicators, Local and Regional Government, Method Development, Monitoring and evaluation, Recycling, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Techniques & methodolgies for waste management, Tools, Understanding resource flows, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR0107: Modelling the Impact of Lifestyle Changes on Household Waste Arisings
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2010, Cost £179,314
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   AEA Technology
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Biowaste, Consumer, Economics, Effective household waste prevention, Environmental Effects, Environmental Impact, Environmental Impacts, Environmental Protection, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Household, Human Activities, Impact, Impact assessment, Modelling, Modelling/Projections, Policy Development, Social Dimension, Social Research, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Understand/enhance pro-environmental behaviour, Understanding resource flows, Understanding socio-economic benefits of recycling, Understanding waste composition and trends, Waste, Waste Management, Behaviour change
 
 
WR0108: UK Support for EU LEACHXS Expert Database on Waste Characterisation
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £99,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   WRc plc
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Database, Environmental Effects, Environmental Impact, Environmental Impacts, Environmental Protection, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Impact, Impact assessment, Managing residual waste in landfill, Monitoring and evaluation, Pollution, Pollution - Prevention and Control, Pollution Prevention and Control, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Understanding waste composition and trends, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR0109: An Integrated Approach to Electronic Waste (WEEE) Recycling
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2006, Cost £260,596
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   C-Tech Innovation Limited
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Database, Economics, Environment, Environmental Protection, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Evaluation of current waste management policies, Analysis, Logistics, Monitoring and evaluation, Policy Development, Processing technologies for biodegradable MSW, Recycling, Attitudes, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Systems for Resource Recovery, Understanding resource flows, Understanding waste composition and trends, Waste, Waste collection and handling systems, Waste Management
 
 
WR0111: Understanding and Predicting Construction Waste
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2010, Cost £226,355
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Building Research Establishment Ltd
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Environment, Environmental Protection, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Forecasting, Manufacturing Efficiency, Minimisation, Policy Development, Recycling, Renewable materials, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Understanding resource flows, Understanding waste composition and trends, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR0112: Understanding Household Waste Prevention Behaviour
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2007, Cost £62,863
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Paisley University, Scotland, SAC Commercial Ltd
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Agricultural Waste, Food and Drink, Food Hygiene, Food manufacturing industry, Manufacturing Efficiency
 
 
WR0113: Refillable Packaging Systems
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £141,520
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Loughborough
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Consumer Survey, Effective household waste prevention, Encourage change in resource use/waste generation, Environmental Protection, Analysis, Manufacturing Efficiency, Market Development and Intervention, Market Transformation, Marketing, Packaging, Producer Responsibility, Products and Processes, Recycling, Social Research, Advances in product design & development, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Techniques & methodolgies for waste management, Uncover market opportunities outside WRAP's remit, Understand/enhance pro-environmental behaviour, Understanding resource flows, Waste Management, Behaviour change
 
 
WR0114: Building Greater Understanding of the Techniques and Processes Required to Promote Sustainable Waste Management through Behaviour Change Programmes
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £515,496
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Global Action Plan
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Household, Impact, Processes, Recycling, Social Dimension, Social Research, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Techniques & methodolgies for waste management, Understand/enhance pro-environmental behaviour, Understanding socio-economic benefits of recycling, Waste, Waste Management, Behaviour change
 
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