London Circular Economy Route Map

In 2015, London reached a historic milestone: the population soared to more than 8.6 million people, surpassing its 1939 peak. And the British capital is still growing – in fact, it’s bigger than ever.


  • London, United Kingdom


  • London Waste & Recycling Board
Financial benefit generation per year by 2036
Up to £7bn Up to £7bn
Employment generation in reuse, manufacturing and innovation
12,000 new jobs 12,000 new jobs
London projected population by 2050
> 11 million > 11 million