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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 16:03:39 GMTby maxine perella - Admittedly I am not a huge fan of our nation's royal traditions, but I do have a smattering of respect for the Prince of Wales and how he has embraced the environmental agenda with some vigour over the years.
Fri, 6 Dec 2013 11:35:25 GMTby maxine perella - Earlier this year I interviewed formidable food waste campaigner Tristram Stuart who is not one to mince his words when voicing his thoughts on supermarket supply chain transparency - or rather, the lack of it.
Thu, 8 Aug 2013 10:37:21 GMTby Nick Warburton - Many of us pine for a holiday abroad and every year millions of Brits jet off from UK airports to foreign climes. With passports to hand, the last thing on anyones mind is whether the huge mountain of waste generated on-site is landfilled, incinerated or recycled.
Fri, 2 Aug 2013 11:48:58 GMTby maxine perella - Our natural response to gradual shifts in climate is to get angry, it seems. Scientists are warning that as our world becomes hotter, we will turn to acts of violence - against ourselves, against governments, against society.
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:58:00 GMTby Nick Warburton - It was unlikely that the Chancellors Spending Review this week was going to herald good news for local authorities and surprise, surprise we now see another round of tough cuts in the pipeline.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:38:05 GMTby maxine perella - One thing is for sure - Liz Goodwin is putting a brave face on today's announcement that her organisation bore perhaps the biggest brunt of cuts, waste-wise, in this year's Spending Review.
Tue, 28 May 2013 16:29:40 GMTby maxine perella - Owen Paterson has been nesting in his position as Environment Secretary for the past eight months. The signs weren't good as news broke of his appointment, and those concerns were pretty much well-founded as the Conservative MP got to grips with his portfolio.
Fri, 3 May 2013 10:20:51 GMTby Nick Warburton - In case you havent seen it already, weve just published a food waste supplement as part of our Resource Revolution campaign.
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:54:37 GMTby Nick Warburton - My last blog about where our dry recycling ends up has raised some really important points that are worth picking up on.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:58:49 GMTby maxine perella - You'll have to forgive me. I've been up since 5am. Seventeen hours later of sore feet and solid networking, I am starting to slowly dissolve into the hotel carpet. But this is the first day of Sustainability Live, organised by our own Faversham House, and my head is buzzing like a firefly.
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:47:52 GMTby Natasha Wiseman - A reception held at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to celebrate the life and work of the legendary physician and epidemiologist, John Snow, whose 200th anniversary fell on 15 March, had the buzz of a celebrity book launch. And yet on this occasion, this much-deserved figure of idolatry had been dead for 155 years.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 10:10:53 GMTby Nick Warburton - Do you know where your dry recycling ends up? I suspect not.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:09:53 GMTby maxine perella - We may have unwittingly backed a winner in horsemeat, you know. Im thinking sustainable consumption here. In this era of radical transparency, such a scandal is raising serious questions among the public at large over not only what they eat, but where the food on their plate originates from.
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:01:53 GMTby Chris Day - "If it ain't broke - don't fix it:"So the truism goes. Why spend time and money monitoring and maintaining equipment or machinery when it is operating perfectly well and any short-term remedial work can be reacted to 'on the fly'?
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 08:20:29 GMTby Natasha Wiseman - The line "April is the cruellest month", from TS Eliot's poem The Waste Land is gaining an alternative association in terms of the Government's slash and burn on welfare. Otherwise known as the Welfare Reform Act, it is hitting the poorest households with punitive reductions in their already meagre incomes and it arrives next month.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 15:30:24 GMTby maxine perella - Consultation on a waste prevention plan for England is finally underway today (11 March) as Defra publishes its call for evidence to inform this important policy driver.
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 16:58:05 GMTby Nick Warburton - If you look at the direction that local authority budgets are heading, then it is patently clear that councils are either going to have to reduce their costs, increase their income or do a bit of both.
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:49:17 GMTby Nick Warburton - Those of you following developments in Davos, Switzerland last week will probably be aware of an incredibly timely and thought provoking presentation that underlines a growing issue with immense ramifications for the UK economy.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:53:37 GMTby maxine perella - What touches us on a deeper level could soon unlock some of the toughest challenges we face around sustainable consumption. So enter the latest concept to take flight in this field emotionally durable design. A creative pitch that will tug on your heartstrings.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 15:31:40 GMTby maxine perella - Imagine two circles thats cradle-to-cradle. Imagine one circle thats the circular economy. Imagine a circle within a circle thats resource efficiency. At its simplest level, understanding the difference between these three schools of thought can be sketched out along these flow lines.