Eleanor joins Eunomia from an MSc by Research focussing on analysing and improving the recycling process for waste copper cables at a recycling plant local to the University. This was part of the Materials and Manufacturing Academy that was funded by WEFO, EPSRC and the industry partner. This study included working with a local WEEE recycling company, resulting in an in depth knowledge of the WEEE industry and the circular economy. It involved extensive laboratory analysis and quantitative analysis of the results and used the results to inform decision making.
Eleanor is currently working on the management of plastic waste in a Pacific Island Country. Eleanor is also working on determining the recyclability of different single use cups in Europe and America.
She holds an MSc by Research degree which was completed in partnership with a local WEEE recycling company and involved the research and development of a recycling process for waste copper cables in the context of the circular economy. Prior to this Eleanor completed a in BSc Environmental Science and undertook a number of different work experience placements at ESSO, G-Cube, Atkins and others.