Research & Writing

TypewriterDo you want to know more about something?  Ask Full Circle.

We are insatiably curious, doggedly persistent, and expansively connected. We are also effective listeners, deep absorbers, quick studies, succinct summarizers, and clear writers.

Whether it’s recycling markets, stakeholder positions, environmental impacts, policy implications, regulatory clarity, or good restaurants, let us explore and learn with you.

Full Circle staff stands ready to support your research-needs with: issue definition, boundary framing, knowledge acquisition, executive analysis, recommendations development, and results communication.

Related Projects

Clothing Waste Prevention

Apparel Clothing & Textile 2

Still in planning stages, though with no shortage of need, this program will identify opportunities and potential partnerships to advance waste prevention of clothing in

Read More »

Paint Stewardship Program – Public Awareness Study

Paint Cans Three Colors Reduced

Product Care and the Product Stewardship Institute jointly solicited proposals to develop, conduct and analyze a survey of adults to measure the level public awareness

Read More »

Assessing Twenty Years of Santa Monica Sustainable Purchasing

Frog and Coin

The City of Santa Monica has long been a pioneer in sustainable purchasing. The City’s early efforts were documented in a thorough 1998 report

Read More »

Climate Change Reduction through Environmentally-Preferable Purchasing

Climate-Change

The West Coast Climate and Materials Management Forum — created by EPA Region 9 — developed a “toolkit” of resources and strategies to help public

Read More »

Electric Drive Vehicle End-of-Life Battery Market Research

EDV Tesla Plug In

This market assessment sought to understand if the processing infrastructure for batteries from Electric Drive Vehicles (EDV) in North America will be sufficient for the

Read More »

Home Carwash Modeling, Research and Outreach

Car Wash Bucket CloseUp

Full Circle — in concert with Triangle Associates — assisted the City with issues regarding effluent from vehicle washing reaching storm drains. This work

Read More »

The Case for Waste Prevention: A Guide for Legal Professionals

Gavel Close Up

“This guidebook—written by lawyers for lawyers—is concise, well-written, and full of creative ideas about waste prevention,” said a Seattle City Council member of this guide.

Read More »

Used Oil and HHW Collection, Outreach & Education

Oil Drum Rusty Top

This broadly recognized program—documented in a peer reviewed journal and a nationally-distributed trade magazine—has achieved a recycling rate above 90% for used motor oil from

Read More »

Multi-Family Property Manager Recycling Practices Survey

Apartment Block

Full Circle Environmental was gratified, as always, to partner with the highly-regarded Elway Research on the first statewide survey to explore recycling at multi-family properties.

Read More »

National Parks Green Purchasing Assistance

Globe & Stacked Coins

Full Circle staff works closely with the National Park Service to expand implementation of environmental purchasing activities at headquarter and regional levels as well as

Read More »