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Throughout this course, we have made reference to some resources and have included additional resources for you to access. Please find links for these below:

  • The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) is a cross-sector organisation that promotes the use of sustainable materials in the construction industry.
  • The Building Research Establishment (BRE) is an organisation that creates the products, standards and qualifications to make the construction industry more sustainable.
  • The Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) is a non-profit organisation that supports the construction industry is reducing waste and improving resource efficiency.
  • The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is a charity that encourages industries to implement circular economy principles to protect the environment.
  • Envirowise is a company that aims to improve resource efficiency in businesses to help them reduce costs and the environmental impact arising from resource use and waste generation.
  • NetRegs is a partnership that provides environmental guidance to small and medium sized businesses throughout Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • Plastic Oceans is a charity that seeks to raise awareness about the environmental risks associated with single-use plastics.
  • Recycle Now is a national recycling campaign that helps businesses and establishments to meet their Duty of Care regulations.
  • Spotlight on… plastics and packaging is a campaign that raises awareness of the impact of plastics and packaging on the environment and provides the construction industry with guidance for tackling this issue.
  • The Supply Chain Sustainability School is an online resource that provides the industry with practical advice for reducing waste, recycling and improving resource efficiency.
  • The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) is a charity that works in collaboration with the UK government, businesses and communities to deliver practical solutions to improve waste management and prevent plastic pollution.
Once you have finished, please click the green ‘Mark Complete’ button below and on the lesson page.

You will then be directed to a short quiz to test your knowledge of plastics and packaging.