Welcome to the October edition of our monthly e-newsletter, The Copper Wire, bringing you our news and thoughts from the past month.

This month we give a sneak preview of an exciting Copper announcement, look at the new plastic bag levy, report on the link between health and sustainable cities, and highlight some innovative news ideas on solving London’s housing crisis.

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