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Katherine Adams

Katherine Adams

Director, Reusefully

Katherine Adams has over 20 years’ experience in sustainability, mostly in the construction sector. She has recently finished her PhD at Loughborough University, looking at how a circular economy can be embedded in the building sector. She has undertaken projects on topics such as embodied carbon, waste management, circular economy, measurement and verification at a product, building and organisational level. Examples of current and recent work include a comprehensive guide on embodied carbon for social housing; interpretation of zero avoidable waste and participation on UKGBC’s Whole Life Carbon Task Group for Domestic Retrofit and Materials. She supports the Alliance for Sustainable Buildings Products (ASBP) as a Technical and Research Associate, working on the Climate KIC funded Re-usable Buildings Pathfinders Project with ReLondon, the Reducing Plastics in Construction Group and the Re-usable Product and Building Network. She is also working with Defra and the Green Construction Board Resources and Waste Group on ‘zero avoidable waste’ in the construction sector.

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