Plastic Free July: Tips for reducing our throw-away habits

Over the month of July, I took up the challenge of going plastic free, or reducing as much single-use plastic I could in my lifestyle (one of the things Adam and I are doing as part of our sustainability challenge - see previous post). It’s been a great few weeks - with new habits that … Continue reading Plastic Free July: Tips for reducing our throw-away habits

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Leadership Challenge – Update #2

A few months ago, Adam Hopwood and I set off for a joint project: that of building a platform to inspire and educate individuals about sustainability. Many discussions later, the idea has started to take shape. A website is being built and we’ve kicked off an Instagram campaign and personal challenges around different topics, starting … Continue reading Leadership Challenge – Update #2

The Leadership Challenge: Taking On Individuals

After every talk or discussion on the global issues that face us, or online article on some of the world’s largest sustainability challenges, or after the nth facebook post of dying whales and their plastic bag-filled stomachs, I ask myself… who should take the lead to address these issues? Who is best placed to decisively … Continue reading The Leadership Challenge: Taking On Individuals

The Challenge with Food: Part 1. Our Industrial Food System

Food is often a topic that gets people very heated in debate. We eat it at least 2 times a day (sometimes 5!), it is essential for survival and it often shapes an incredibly important part of our social fabric: celebrations, artisanship, family time and caring for loved ones. Equally so, when we speak of the … Continue reading The Challenge with Food: Part 1. Our Industrial Food System