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11
Jun

SIR Showcase 2018 Highlights

Jerome Finlayson, Chair of the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture board and Lead Practitoner at the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) welcomed delegates with an overview of remanufacturing in Scotland, and how SIR has helped stimulate innovation and growth in this area. He also discussed the future of remanufacturing in Scotland, leading onto an interactive feedback… Read more »

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03
Apr

Promising early results in Glasgow “WEEE” collection and recycling trial

The Logistics Research Centre at Heriot-Watt University has been working with the Scottish Institute for Remanufacturing, Menzies Distribution Ltd and CCL (North) Ltd on a 3 month household waste electrical collection and recycling trial. Between November 2017 and January 2018, residents in Milngavie, Bearsden, Drumchapel, Giffnock and Clarkston were encouraged to drop off their unwanted small… Read more »

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19
Sep

PRESENTATION – Reverse Logistics in Denmark

As part of a workshop in September 2017. Malene Koster Lasthein from Circular Transition demonstrated existing reverse logistic solutions in Denmark highlighting the challenges and solutions. Malene’s presentation can be found at the following link Reverse Logistics Workshop- Malene Koster Lasthein Presentation 130917

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18
Sep

PRESENTATION – Reverse Logistics Maturity Model 130917

As part of a SIR workshop on Reverse Logistics, Serhan Alshammari from Cranfield University showcased the Reverse Logistics Maturity Model developed in association with DHL for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Slides from the presentation can be found Reverse Logistics Workshop- Cranfield University Presentation 130917  

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18
Sep

Open ‘battery management systems’ could be key to the re-use of electric car powerpacks

With the Scottish Government committed to banning the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2032 and Volvo pledging to only selling electric cars in just two years time, recent press articles in the Guardian and the Financial Times have highlighted the challenges and opportunities associated with the reuse and recycling of batteries from electric… Read more »

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13
Mar

SIR 2017 – Highlights and Summary

The journey to a sustainable future was the hot topic at the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture conference last week inspired by industry presentations from Islabikes, Zeronet and Sims Recycling Solutions. Over 75 professionals from across industry, public sector and academia gathered to share knowledge and discuss innovative ways to accelerate the transition towards a remanufacturing… Read more »

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22
Dec

PRESENTATION: Circle Economy

Circle Economy’s presentation from the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture’s End of Year Event 2015 is available for download here: circle economy 2015

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22
Dec

PRESENTATION: Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce’s presentation from the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture’s End of Year Event 2015 is available for download here: Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

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22
Dec

PRESENTATION: Juice

Juice’s presentation from the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture’s End of Year Event 2015 is available for download here: Juice

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22
Dec

PRESENTATION: Re-Tek

Re-Tek’s presentation from the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture’s End of Year Event 2015 is available for download here: Re-Tek Presentation SIR Dec 2015

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22
Dec

PRESENTATION: SIR End of Year Event

The PowerPoint presentation from the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture’s End of Year Event 2015 is available for download here: SIR end of year event

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06
Nov

REPORT: Industrial Evolution: Making British Manufacturing Sustainable

A full report by the Manufacturing Commission can be downloaded here

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