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Is time up for air travel?

By Peter Walker | September 7, 2021

Since Covid-19 restrictions were lifted on 19th July, just in time for the school summer holidays, it feels as if life has returned to some kind of normal.  We have tentatively begun doing some of the things we have missed so much; nights out, meeting up with families and friends across the country… even the…

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The return of an environmental superpower?

By Peter Walker | June 30, 2021

“When America sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold” is a well-worn phrase used by economists and politicians over the years to illustrate the huge influence the country has on events across the globe. It also implies that what they do, others follow. This is one of the reasons the rest of the…

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HS2: The Whitest of White Elephants?

By Peter Walker | May 10, 2021

It’s fair to say that HS2 stirs up the emotions, with plenty of passionate, pleasingly well mannered and respectful debate occurring whenever we share or comment about the topic on our social media channels.  The thing is, we normally actively encourage the promotion of sustainable, public transportation, anything to ween us all off our addiction…

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Happy birthday to… US!

By Stuart Bennett | April 8, 2021

Can it really be a whole year since we launched A Better Planet? (Hint: Would we be blogging about it if it wasn’t?!) Incredibly, it is indeed 12 months since the newest venture for our parent company CreationADM set up with the specific aim of supporting organisations, businesses and individuals who are ‘making a difference’.…

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How green is YOUR website?

By Stuart Bennett | February 11, 2021

This question may not be something you’ve ever considered, but, like every other action we take here on planet earth, somewhere along the line, there’s a consequence. You may be surprised to learn that our everyday, online activities of browsing, streaming and downloading contribute to a beast that produces an enormous and ever-growing amount of…

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To EV or Not to EV, Should That Be The Question?

By Peter Walker | January 28, 2021

Boris Johnson’s 10 Point Plan to ensure the UK becomes fully net-zero by 2050 has been broadly welcomed by green groups and charities alike.  With commitments including the ban of all diesel and petrol cars by 2030 and at least 3 points focused on renewable energy (nuclear, offshore and hydrogen) this cautious praise is merited. …

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Planning Deregulation: A Race to the Bottom?

By Peter Walker | December 9, 2020

It’s fair to say that the current UK Government can be a master of mixed messages, none more so when it comes to showing off its green credentials.   One day they are announcing commendable plans for the UK to be wholly reliant on sustainable energy within the next decade; the next during the Spending Review,…

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Where Does Our Recycling Really Go?

By Peter Walker | November 19, 2020

Many of us diligently sort our recyclable waste into whichever coloured bin, bag or box our local councils have given us.  It’s become part of the daily routine and makes us feel like we’re doing our bit.  Our unwanted plastic, glass, cans and paper head off to be sorted, processed and turned into something new,…

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The Fast Fashion Problem: From Catwalk to Landfill

By Peter Walker | November 9, 2020

As each of us scrabbles around trying to do our bit as individuals to tackle the climate emergency, ‘Fast Fashion’ is a term which has found its way into our vocabularies in recent years.  So, what is it?  And what’s the problem?  We wanted to take a closer look in this, our latest blog. Defining…

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Fighting Climate Change with Pedal Power

By Nick Benton | November 5, 2020

Spending hours stuck in traffic on the daily commute.  The never ending stop-start and engines sat idling.  Ever-increasing amounts of smog in the air. Why are these experiences so common? Because when many of the roads we use today were built, they were never intended to accommodate as many cars as they do today.  However,…

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