Guardian Sustainable Business: 8 Recycling Success Stories

guardian sustainable business8 ways to rethink resources: nappies to benches and food waste to biogas

LIST ONLY

1. Nappies to roof tiles and railway sleepers   .   2. Paper to reduce food waste   .   3. Sustainable construction materials   .   4. Clothes from old water bottles   .   5. Agri-waste into plastic bottles   .   6. Worms as fertiliser   .   7. Food waste to biogas   .   8. Recycling polyester

Phi Beta Iota: Brilliant examples of remediation in context of continuing to do the wrong things righter (Russell Ackoff 2004). Bio-design and the tri-fecta of holistic analytics, true cost economics, and open source everything engineering would make such measures moot.

Comments Off
Nov 19

Tom Atlee: Child’s Vow of Silence Until World Leaders Act on Climate Change

Tom Atlee

Tom Atlee

A remarkable 11 year old’s vow of silence

I have been deeply moved by the action of an 11 year old – Itzcuauhtli (Eat-Squat-Lee) Roske-Martinez who stopped talking October 27, 2014 “until world leaders take action on Climate Change”. Itzcuauhtli makes it clear that he thinks all of us are at least as important as world leaders for climate action – if not more so – than officially recognized world leaders. I will be joining him and thousands of others being silent on December 10 for the same purpose.

Comments Off
Nov 16

Berto Jongman: Geoengineering — “Most Anything Can Go Wrong”

Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

Tony Dokoupil of NBC News discusses the policy debate of climate engineering with Director of Weather Modification Jeff Tilley and Professor of Science James R. Fleming who states “most anything can go wrong.”

Graphic, Text, & Video

Comments Off
Nov 11

Jean Lievens: Kate Raworth on Inequality at Root

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

Want to Solve Climate Change? Tackle Inequality

What will it take to get into the doughnut? Tackling inequality is key – and that means addressing resource inequalities in both consumption and production. Here’s why, in three messages.

Read full article with compelling graphics.

Comments Off
Oct 29