In 2010 waste needed people to lead the pack, to continue the drive towards resource efficiency despite budget cuts and other threats nipping at our heels. So here are the ones we looked to get things done, Resource’s top dogs, as voted for and described by you
The conjunction of events encourages me to return to a regular theme for this column, that of the recurring dilemma between consumption and ethics, and the challenges and contradictions it can often present.
At time of writing, government delegates are meeting in Japan, trying to hammer out a global deal on biodiversity in a summit that is depressingly reminiscent of Copenhagen. So, it was a good time to pick up Thompson’s book and find out if we really do need pandas...
Let’s be straight from the start: this book is selling a dream, a dream of freedom from the stresses and strains of modern life, of your own delicious, fresh-from-the-earth fruit and veg, of clucking chickens and home-brewed ale.
Media, Ecology and Conservation explores how media engages with animal conservation. The cover indicates that: ‘The work and achievements of media/conservation activists are located within a cultural framework that simultaneously loves nature,
Wales recycles more than any other part of the UK and is leading the way on resource efficiency. Environment Minister Jane Davidson, integral in Wales’s rise to green stardom, spoke with Charles Newman about the country’s progress
With the importance of street recycling becoming more widely recognised, local authorities are investing in new and better ways to help people recycle when they’re out and about. Emma Rose investigates the latest in street bins
Light, versatile and airtight, the aerosol is a popular (and highly recyclable) package capable of storing and dispersing foam, paste, dry or wet spray, gel, cream or powder. Leonie Butler looks at what is being done to keep them in the recycling the loop