Tag Archives: Waste

Journalism: Work in progress…

Article commissions currently being written include: Working Title: ‘Environmental Impact of the Cloud’ To view Article Brief, please click here (PDF). Publication: ‘Cloud in Business’ in The Times, 25 Jan. To discuss content, in the first instance, please contact Jim.

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Sustainability & Waste: ‘Future of Packaging’ in The Times

New writing… Pleased to say I have had another couple of pieces published in The Times newspaper today, as part of a special Raconteur report on the Future of Packaging. The Overview article which opens the report discusses whether sustainable packaging is ready … Continue reading

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England’s Litter Problem – Could Business Do More?

New writing… Another of my recent pieces for Guardian Sustainable Business is now live, running in their paid-content section in the Circular Economy Zone, sponsored by SUEZ. The article explores England’s litter blight – from cigarette packets in the gutter, to pop bottles in … Continue reading

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From Re-use and Repair, to Sensors and Smart Tech

New writing… Two more of my recent pieces for Guardian Sustainable Business are now live. Running in their paid-content section on Sustainable Electricals, sponsored by WRAP, the articles explore the business case for adoption and promotion of circular economy models in the sector, … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka: Tourist Island Rebuilds with Biogas

New writing… My piece for Eniday is now live, looking at an inspirational programme in Sri Lanka aiming to bring biogas to 1,000 hotels and households by the end of 2016. What makes it particularly unusual is that this project is being … Continue reading

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‘Future of Packaging’ in The Times

New writing… Pleased to say I have had a centrespread article for Raconteur published in The Times newspaper, exploring packaging market trends, plus, in particular, prospects for mainstreaming of sustainability: • ‘Discovering a business case for sustainability’. The full 16-page Future of … Continue reading

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The Future in 5 Words… #3: ‘Loopy’

Why Innovation will be… ‘Loopy’  At the back end of last year, the new Circular Economy Package from the European Commission came out to a cacophony of mismanaged expectations, eliciting cries of disbelief and sighs of relief, in almost equal measure. It was both lauded … Continue reading

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Stories from the Dark Side of the Moon

Dump Linear Language for a Circular Economy Last Tuesday evening, I experienced one of those minor green-geek moments that trips off a train of thought… The trigger was rubbish, literally. Walking the dog in the dark and drizzle, I got a small … Continue reading

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Trillion-$ packaging, to rockin’ megaprojects + ocean clean-up

More of my journalism and blogging pieces have been published in the last few months and I have provided a brief update menu of articles below, with links to original copy. Packaging a Trillion-Dollar Circle of Life The packaging industry is moving … Continue reading

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Waste: Living in a material e-world

A version of this article first appeared in a Special Report on ‘Managing Waste’, published in The Times, 5 March, 2014. Gold, silver and platinum will be amongst precious metals worth £1.5 billion purchased unwittingly in the UK between now … Continue reading

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