Some companies are leading the way to a circular economy – government needs to ensure the rest follow

January 17, 2012 by  
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An earlier version of this article was published on Guardian Sustainable Business. The world is facing a resource crunch and businesses need leadership from government to encourage innovation around sustainable methods of production. This week business secretary Vince Cable made a keynote … Continue reading

Why wasteful design still dominates, despite alternatives

January 17, 2012 by  
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This is a guest post by Tracey Rawling Church, director of brand and reputation at Kyocera Mita UK Of all the innovations of the computer age, the laser printer is probably the most inherently wasteful. This ubiquitous device is the … Continue reading

How free fruit can encourage people to climate-proof their homes

January 17, 2012 by  
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This is a guest post by Erik Bichard, Professor of Regeneration and Sustainable Development at the University of Salford. The press release announcing the launch of the Green Deal in September last year contained an astonishing statement. It said that every one of … Continue reading

Three trends that will shape environmental politics in 2012

January 17, 2012 by  
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This post is by Matthew Spencer, director of Green Alliance Returning this week to a suitably calm diary I’ve been pondering the shape of the year to come for the environmental community. Economic turbulence and political volatility are easy to … Continue reading

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