Allwood, J.M., Cullen, J.M., Carruth, M.A., Cooper, D.R., McBrien, M., Milford, R.L., Moynihan, M., Patel, A.C.H. (2012) Sustainable materials: with both eyes open. UIT, Cambridge. ISBN 978-1-906860-05-9. Website
Cooper, D.R. & Allwood, J.M., (2014) The influence of deformation conditions in solid-state aluminium welding processes on the resulting weld strength Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Article in press
Cooper, D.R., Skelton, A.C.H., Moynihan, M.C. & Allwood, J.M., (2014) Component level strategies for exploiting the lifespan of steel in products Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 84, 24-34.
Skelton, A.C.H. & Allwood, J.M., (2013a) Product life trade-offs: what if products fail early? Environmental Science & Technology, 47(3), 719-28.
Skelton, A.C.H. & Allwood, J.M., (2013b) The incentives for supply chain collaboration to improve material efficiency in the use of steel: an analysis using input output techniques. Ecological Economics, 89, 33-42.
Cooper, D.R. & Allwood, J.M. (2012) Reusing Steel and Aluminium Components at End of Product Life. Environmental Science and Technology, 46(18), 10334-10340
Carruth, M.A. & Allwood, J.M. (2012) The development of a hot rolling process for variable cross-section I-beams. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 212(8), 1640-1653.
Carruth, M.A., Allwood, J.M. & Moynihan, M.C. (2011) The technical potential for reducing metal requirements through lightweight product design. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 57(1), 48-60.
Milford, R.L., Allwood, J.M., & Cullen, J.M. (2011). Assessing the potential of yield improvements, through process scrap reduction, for energy and CO2 abatement in the steel and aluminium sectors. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 55(12), 1185-1195.
Cullen, J. M., Carruth, M.A., Moynihan, M., Allwood, J.M. & Epstein, D. (2011) Reducing embodied carbon through efficient design. London 2012 Learning Legacy Report. Available from this website
Milford, R.L. & Allwood, J.M. (2010) Assessing the CO2 impact of current and future rail track in the UK, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 15(2) 61–72.
Steel, aluminium and carbon: alternative strategies for meeting the 2050 carbon emission targets [pdf 1.1 MB]
a 6 page paper presented at the R’09 conference in Davos in September 2009 summarising the motivation for WellMet2050.
Reports and Working Papers
Conserving our metal energy – Avoiding melting steel and aluminium scrap to save energy and carbon [pdf 5.3MB]
Going on a metal diet – Using less liquid metal to deliver the same services in order to save energy and carbon [pdf 2.2MB]
Prolonging our metal life – Making the most of our metal services [pdf 3.1MB]
Taking our metal temperature – Energy and carbon savings by managing heat in steel and aluminium supply chains [pdf 2.1MB]
WellMet2050 response to the call for evidence for the UK Waste Policy Review [pdf 70KB]
Recommendations for UK Waste Policy based on evidence collected for report on reuse without melting