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Energy Transitions Research at the University of Cambridge

 
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The Cambridge Circular Plastics Centre (CirPlas) is the home of research into the elimination of plastic waste. Established in 2019, our work was funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). We have grown into a global network of projects and people who think creatively about plastics. Our approach is to work across disciplines and in partnership with different organisations. The scope of our work ranges from manufacturing more sustainable materials to innovations in plastics recycling.

Learn more about our research highlights on:
The chemistry behind making plastic waste into energy
The business case behind less plastic waste
The cultures behind plastic waste around the world

 

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About

Learn about the Centre's aims and approach to eliminating plastic waste.  

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Research

Findings from researchers from across the University. 

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People

Our network includes researchers, waste workers and community groups.

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Events and resources

A one-stop-shop for anyone interested in our past events, workshops and forums. 

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News

Read about our work, updates and  stories about eliminating plastic waste.

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Partners

Find out about our partnerships and other plastic research centres.

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Feedback and contact

Research

 

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Public information

 

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Policy information

 

What can policymakers do to keep plastics out of the environment?

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Business information

 

What can businesses do to keep plastic out of the environment?

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