It is often documented that regions within the UK are failing to meet government legislation in relation to recycling targets. What is stopping most local authorities from meeting their targets, even though the will and mind set is there? Do we really need a revolution in the ways in which we work or an ongoing evolution? Recently, Prodware and Resource Efficient Business hosted a roundtable discussion to discuss the circular economy, inevitably the discussion turned to the challenges faced when implementing a circular economy business model. In this blog covering this roundtable event, we highlight some of the challenges that were raised.