Projects

Browse the project list below or filter based on the following criteria

 

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...

Communities

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

Food

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

  • Just can’t get enough? (BEHAVE 2014 Blog Series, 4/4)

    Ten years ago, Brook Lyndhurst commissioned MORI to survey a representative sample of 1,000 adults.  One of the things we asked back then was: “To what extent do you think it would fair or unfair for the government to charge a lower rate of VAT on energy efficient products and a higher rate of VAT [...] 

  • Extending product lifetimes (BEHAVE 2014 Blog Series, 3/4)

    More sustainable consumption is likely to mean ‘buying less stuff’ – or, more specifically, acquiring fewer products that deplete finite material resources. If people are to maintain their lifestyles, this will mean changes such as renting goods rather than buying them, and buying second-hand or reconditioned goods rather than new ones. Our recent survey* results [...]