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We carry out our work in six main areas, listed below. We sometimes conduct research outside of these core specialisms, and these projects can be found using the keyword search facility above.

Behaviour change

Behaviour change, lifestyles and wellbeing

Our research into behaviour change (theory and implementation) and consumer lifestyles...

Business and sustainability

Our work on behaviour change and resource use in partnership with commercial organisations...

Climate change

From carbon footprinting to exploring consumer attitudes to pro-environmental behaviours...


From evaluations of community projects and funds to investigations into social capital, diffusion and social networks...


Everything from the climate impacts of food, to food labelling, retail and food waste...

Waste and resources

Recycling, waste minimisation and consumer engagement...

Brook Lyndhurst Blog

  • Food waste in restaurants: out of home, out of mind?

    This blog was originally written by Brook Lyndhurst for The Guardian Sustainable Business portal. It can be found in its original location here: In a recent survey most people identified chips as the food they left uneaten and many saw salad garnishes as purely ornamental Photograph: Alamy Q. How many people leave food at the end [...] 

  • Waste prevention 2014

    On Tuesday I spoke at the Westminster Forum event entitled: “Reducing and managing waste: implementing the Waste Prevention Programme and moving towards a ‘zero waste’ economy”. With five minutes to speak, I thought I’d say five things. I decided to make my remarks from a demand side perspective, drawing on a mix of Brook Lyndhurst’s [...]