Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Wood Resources

There are a lot of small and private woodlands which when cut produce timber that is not viable to sell on commercial basis so is used as firewood or just left to rot, often the wood is good quality such as cherry, ash, beech etc. There are also a lot of craft makers who are looking for small quantities of wood for turning, carving, furniture making etc. but cannot source the materials especially when they are urban ...more »

Submitted by (@andrewsage)
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How can we help British business improve environmental performance?

Resilient resources

Our idea is to develop a “resilient resources” tool that could catalogue and map the uses of resources in a local region and offer users ways to analyse and identify where gaps exist and what waste streams could be redirected to build a more circular economy of resource flows.

Submitted by (@paulmackay)

What theme of the challenge does your idea address? : Theme 7.Working with others

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