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5 lesser-known cities taking sustainability seriously

Zurich has just been announced as the world's most sustainable city based on a number of environmental, social and financial considerations, while Ljubljana, with its impressive public transport infrastructure and noble waste objectives, is the current European Green Capital . But which are the...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 18/11/2016 - 15:18



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Getting an international perspective on the green economy

• Sydney summit brings energy efficiency to the fore • How to win over green investors • What can the UK learn? Energy Saving Trust chief executive Philip Sellwood has just returned from addressing the Australian Summer Study on Energy Productivity in Sydney. But what was it all about? Sellwood...

Submitted by Philip Sellwood on Tue, 08/03/2016 - 12:20



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Reducing waste - in one place

A mistake that sometimes occurs in the professional fields where good intentions lie is for lots of people to follow the same or similar intentions separately, thereby diluting the overall impact. Bringing good advice to one point of contact is the logical way to counter such a risk, and we’re...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 20/03/2013 - 08:30



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Straining towards sustainable tea

We love our tea: 130,000 tonnes of the stuff consumed in the UK per annum is testament to this – and even one of our most energy-efficient styles of building design got termed the ‘tea cosy’. But as with anything we consume, there’s a carbon and cost impact associated with making a cup of tea that...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 15/02/2013 - 08:30