Perhaps one of the most interesting parts of the sustainability challenge is telling people about what I’m doing and why I’m doing it and seeing what their response is. I wouldn’t say that I’ve been overly successful in making the case for travelling the way I have planned and I’ve not been able to convince … More In conversation
My initial goal when writing this blog was two fold. It was to investigate: Sustainable transport through attempting to not fly or minimize flying distance. Sustainable food through supporting local producers of food and minimizing the food miles of consumer produce. As an element of coursework for my masters, I should probably try to wrap these up … More On flights, fridges and fishes.
At the top of my list of things to do this morning I had laundry. Doing the laundry is invariably a bit of a pain in my apartment because the laundry is in another building down two flights of stairs and the washing machine requires £1.40 in exact change, which I very rarely have. Hence … More The much awaited sequel to the food map is here!
So as the picture at the end of last blog post showed, I found a very strange bin with solar panels a couple of days ago. It is in Midsummer Common, where I usually ride through to get home from class but I took a slightly different route on this occasion. The bin is from … More Big Belly Solar and reducing rubbish collection miles
I had my last class for Sustainable Architecture yesterday. My lecturer is a bit of a character and it’s great to hear his opinions (or educated opinion) on the nature of cities. Yesterday we were looking at Santiago, Chile which is his hometown. It’s quite a big place now and in a bit of a … More Sustainable inter city transport – what is going to happen to High Speed Rail?