There’a an ethics thought experiment from the 60s known as the ‘trolley dilemma‘. In this case a trolley refers to a train carriage. The conceit is split into two different… Read more Neurophysiology and the environment →
How do you change the narrative of waste? It makes me come over all TED thinking about this – I believe this is an idea worth spreading 🙂
Last week Fairphone launched the Fairphone 2, their second iteration of a mobile phone which is ‘a movement towards fairer electronics’. The company has taken an everyday item to tackle… Read more Is Fairphone the coolest social enterprise in the world? →
Diving into this topic I’m finding more and more about all the cool projects happening worldwide.
Waste companies operate in a funny grey area. Quasi B2C&B or something. They collect from your doorstep, both residential and commercial properties. Their customers are government, local councils and… Read more Becoming popular again →
I love tiger prawns. Tender and juicy and fat. Much as new America loved tobacco, sugar and cotton along with the rest of Europe. All financed by slaves, propping… Read more No need for slave prawns →
Let me paint a picture of the public’s opinion of the waste industry: Resented Looked down upon Hated Shoddy Incompetent Mistrusted I’d be surprised if the first adjectives brought… Read more Why do people hate waste management companies? →
Ever noticed the anonymous high-viz men who steer large bin trucks about town? Today was my first day and there’s now one less item on my bucket list. Get… Read more A day in the life of a bin man →