We are sustainability consultants for the built environment, specialising in:

• Climate and biodiversity emergency

• Circular economy

• Social value and wellbeing

• Design thinking and creativity

The Institution of Civil Engineers R&D Enabling Fund and Useful Projects co-funded this research project, ‘Maximising Social Value From Infrastructure’ […]

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Useful Projects was appointed to work with the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) and the Greater London Authority (GLA) to develop guidance describing a new method for producing Circular […]

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Policy Guidance for London

Circular Economy Policy

Through a series of engagement sessions, we translated these ambitions into a Zero Carbon Homes Routemap. It sets out short, medium and long-term actions against five cross-sector enablers: policy and guidance, governance model and delivery processes, financial capital, human capital, as well as innovation, technology and infrastructure. […]

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WMCA Zero Carbon Homes

Routemap and Charter

We are very excited to announce that the Useful Simple Trust is recruiting a Sustainability Manager or Head of Sustainability (depending on experience). The role will be split between progressing […]

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Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP, Minister of State for Housing, has announced the joint winners of the Home of 2030 competition. Launched in March 2020, and managed by the RIBA, […]

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In August, Useful Projects held its Financing Climate Action roundtable with our insight panel members: Alison Knight, Executive Director of Neighbourhoods, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council Elliot Smith, Commercial Manager Energy […]

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