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Is time up for air travel?

By Peter Walker / September 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Is time up for air travel?

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 / Comments Off on The return of an environmental superpower?

“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 / Comments Off on HS2: The Whitest of White Elephants?

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 / Comments Off on Happy birthday to… US!

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 / Comments Off on How green is YOUR website?

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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Where Does Our Recycling Really Go?

By Peter Walker / November 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Where Does Our Recycling Really Go?

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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