Month: December 2012

Smartstreets-Smartbins: A smarter approach to cigarette and gum litter

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement confirmed that Local Authorities are facing tough times with budgets being held down next year to deliver a freeze in council tax followed by an expectation of efficiency savings the following year.  This will inevitably mean

Posted in Green Living

Eco Friendly Shopping

In 2012 the Centre for Retail Research issued a report on Retail Ethics and Green Retailing*.  One of their key findings was that “Green Retailers need Green Customers”.  Essentially it doesn’t matter whether retailers choose to go green for ethical

Posted in Green Living

Leasing zero-emission vehicles

The Department of Energy & Climate Change’s recent report on tackling climate change identified which it calls the “energy efficiency paradox” in business.  Noting that business seems to require a higher level of pay-back than domestic adopters, the report says

Posted in Green Energy