Waste

26. 06. 2018
I really love it when what were once seen as completely wacky ideas cross that elusive threshold of credibility, and you suddenly find that everyone’s talking about them! And so it is with 3D Printing in the construction sector. For years, there have been little snippets...
28. 07. 2014
Good news on the maggot front! One of the most fascinating contributions to our Innovation Showcase was a little company called AgriProtein. Its business model is splendidly simple: get your hands on a steady supply of organic waste (municipal garbage, rotting food waste or...
Waste
24. 03. 2014
Saturday was World Water Day. I spent some of the weekend tracking coverage of all the different initiatives promoting and supporting WWD. For instance, Yahoo did a brilliant little film dropping the two OOs from the end of their logo to get people to imagine what their world...
20. 09. 2011
Utter the words ‘the waste industry’, and most people’s thoughts turn automatically to seagulls wheeling noisily over smelly landfill sights, wheelie bins and wrangles over waste collections, and dodgy dealing off a Steptoe and Son broken-down lorry. Every...
Waste
12. 03. 2010
I was sent this the other day by John Naish, author of Enough: breaking free from the world of more, and thought I might just pass it on. It’s really very entertaining! But also an indication of just how idiotically wasteful our world still is. My favourites are the ‘Dryear Ear...
Consumption, Waste