The Cost of a Wee Dram for St Andrew’s  Day

November 30th is St. Andrew’s day, the patron saint of Scotland, so we thought it would be interesting to investigate the environmental impact of whisky . This is not meant to put you off having a dram, just to get you thinking. Grain In 2012, 285,000 hectares of land was used to grow malting barley in…

Ludlow Food Festival awarded ‘green credentials’

The Ludlow Food Festival have been awarded ‘green credentials’ as Credibly Green report on the environmental impacts of the waste operations for its three-day event. The Credibly Green report celebrates and showcases the smart waste management practices implemented and delivered across the three-day event with the help from Zero Waste Events. Ludlow Food Festival have successfully measured and managed their environmental impact of the three-day…

Autumn Statement

Mr. Hammond in his autumn statement today has based his calculations on the need for the economy to grow. Budgets in modern times have this requirement built into them. However there is a flaw in this that needs to be addressed – the limitation of only having one planet’s worth of resources with which to…

Fuel efficient driving

Compromise Driving is a necessary part of modern life. Changing to electric, hybrids and hydrogen vehicles, for the majority of us can provide cost and practicability challenges depending on our circumstances and the proximity of refuelling stations. So we are left with no option to use petrol or diesel. The only compromise available is to…