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Watch back our Plastics event now – taking it from vilified problem to valued resource

Plastics are hugely valuable and useful, delivering massive societal value, Professor Mike Shaver from the University of Manchester explained to the audience gathered for our March Open:Data:Night. But there’s no such

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What we’ve discovered about plastic packaging – and how you can help us now

In August, we revealed that we’d joined a consortium of organisations backed by Innovate UK and dedicated to dealing with the UK’s million-tonne plastic-packaging waste problem. Since then, we’ve been

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Welcoming Clara and Maura to the Open Data Manchester team

You may have seen that ODM has been on the hunt for new team members to support the development of a new data standard and public information portal for plastic

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Introducing the Plastics Packaging Portal – supported by Innovate UK to tackle a million-tonne waste problem

Open Data Manchester is delighted to have teamed up with fellow local social venture, and waste-data experts, Dsposal for a new Innovate UK R&D project created to help tackle the

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Join our team as a fundraiser or a business analyst

We’re growing here at Open Data Manchester – and that means three brand-new opportunities to join our team – particularly if you have an understanding of ethical use of data, data