Action on a more circular economy starts with design: the design of products, the design of business models, the design of services, and the design of processes. We have to learn to think about lifecycles, and designers have a key role to play. Better design is one of the key aspects articulated in the EU Circular Economy Action Plan, as it can make products more durable or easier to repair, upgrade or remanufacture. The plan proposes a number of incentives to design products that can be more easily recycled or reused.
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is one of two Convergence regions in the UK. As the unitary authority for the only Convergence region in England, Cornwall Council relies on effective representation in Brussels to ensure that the opportunities presented by European funding programmes are used to the maximum benefit of the region. Identified partners in this framework agreement Combined Universities in Cornwall and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership are key stakeholders in European funding programmes and have a requirement to influence EU policy and direction whilst remaining informed of developments.
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Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall
Overlooking the beach at Watergate Bay on the north coast of Cornwall, our restaurant offers a unique blend of exceptional food, dedicated service and an inspiring commitment to make a difference in young people’s lives.
Experience our bold, bright, seasonal Italian dishes packed full of flavour and served with a Cornish twist and allow our front of house team to take you on a food journey, with amazing tales of provenance.
All the profits from Fifteen Cornwall go to its registered charity, Cornwall Food Foundation and together they manage the award-winning Apprentice Programme.
Read more at: https://www.fifteencornwall.co.uk