getting e-waste on the agenda in macedonia
Cranes litter the skyline here in Skopje, giving at least the appearance of transformation (see Macedonia: Online Rebellion Against “Skopje 2014” Plan). But one transformation I and my colleages here would definitely like to see is one to the city’s - and the country’s - approach to e-waste management. I’m in Skopje to meet colleagues of the Macedonian contingent of the...
a chance to be the greenest government ever?...
Back in May, with his slippers only just tucked under the bed at Number 10 for the first time, David Cameron made the oft-repeated refrain that he wanted his coalition to be the UK’s “greenest government ever”. Indeed. Well, now there is a chance for his government to show exactly what green stuff it is made of. Next month, the European Parliament will vote on amendments to...
on yer bike - how to re-Cycle →
Includes interactive map, showing places up and down the UK where non-profit and voluntary groups which will take your old bike off your hands and find it a loving new home.
ayran - yes! →
A new level of delicious-ness.
recycled e-wires go runway →
Novel take on the e-waste problem: recycled electronics wire + old curtain = quite a funky little dress. (Though, of course, we’ll need about a billion of these to make a dent in e-waste volumes…)