I'm a writer and thinker, a lover of books, words and stories, art, film and photography. I live in Luton, and divide my time between working for a small publisher, and freelance writing, community activism, and gardening my little patch of Earth.
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Last week there was a story in the newspapers about British Airways. They’ve announced a scheme to turn London rubbish into aviation fuel, and have committed to buying 50,000 tonnes of this recycled fuel a year. A new plant in Essex will create 150 jobs and start producing in 2017. Tat’s quite an interesting experiment, […]
Did you know that 58% of carrots grown in the UK go to waste? For every carrot you buy, another one was thrown away. It’s one of the many striking facts about food waste I picked up from Tristram Stuart’s book on the subject. A third of the food we buy in Britain never gets […]
Last week the Centre for Alternative Technology launched the latest edition of the Zero Carbon Britain report. It’s a framework for moving Britain to a sustainable, postcarbon way of life, and it looks at energy, transport, waste and land use. It’s an ambitious but practical plan, but the thing that caught my eye most of […]