Tag Archives: sustainability

Food waste in restaurants: out of home, out of mind?

This blog was originally written by Brook Lyndhurst for The Guardian Sustainable Business portal. It can be found in its original location here: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/food-waste-eating-out-restaurants In a recent survey most people identified chips as the food they left uneaten and many saw salad garnishes as purely ornamental Photograph: Alamy Q. How many people leave food at the end [...]

Holidays: Leaving green behaviours behind

Last week I went on holiday, and a strange thing happened as soon as I took off my daily life hat, and put on my holiday hat – my behaviour changed. I’m not talking about the fact that I started having a beer with lunch, or wearing shorts to dinner. There’s nothing strange about that. [...]

You can get it if you really want

This was originally written by David Fell for Guardian Sustainable Business. You can view the original article (published on 7th March, 2013) here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/selling-sustainability-consumer-battle ———— Advertisers have long since abandoned any effort to sell their wares on the basis of functional performance. Instead, they sell on the basis of dreams, of myths – speaking about our feelings rather than [...]

iDisappointment

It was reported this week that Apple have refused to include their iPhones in the UK’s first green-ranking scheme for mobile phones, launched in a partnership between O2 and  Forum for the Future.  There have always been things that have irked about Apple products, of course, such as the non-replaceable batteries (I’m all for sleek [...]