Littering messaging myths

Littering messaging myths

  “We must educate people and create awareness” is often heard in response to what should be done about littering in our streets and countryside.  However, while education and awareness raising  are necessary, they only go half-way. The other and more important...
Mass media spurs companies to help end ocean pollution

Mass media spurs companies to help end ocean pollution

The effects of plastic pollution in the oceans was given a major focus with the broadcasting of the  BBC’s  Blue Planet II hosted by David Attenborough. The ripples spread far and wide with even the Queen of England declaring that single-use plastics should not be...

Wasted Consumerism

 By  Hugh Tyrrell THE  massive burden of waste being generated around the world is topping up landfills, clogging waterways and spilling out into the oceans. South Africa alone produces some 60 million tons of general waste a year, only a tenth of which is recycled...
Closing the Recycling Loop in Commercial Buildings

Closing the Recycling Loop in Commercial Buildings

How can property owners and facilities managers in commercial and office buildings improve their recycling systems. This is the topic of  an article I wrote which was  published in the Oct/Nov 2017 issue of Earthworx, the Green Building Council magazine:  ...