Month: December 2012

Smartstreets-Smartbins: A smarter approach to cigarette and gum litter

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement confirmed that Local Authorities are facing tough times with budgets being held down next year to deliver a freeze in council tax followed by an expectation of efficiency savings the following year.  This will inevitably mean

Eco Friendly Shopping

In 2012 the Centre for Retail Research issued a report on Retail Ethics and Green Retailing*.  One of their key findings was that “Green Retailers need Green Customers”.  Essentially it doesn’t matter whether retailers choose to go green for ethical

Leasing zero-emission vehicles

The Department of Energy & Climate Change’s recent report on tackling climate change identified which it calls the “energy efficiency paradox” in business.  Noting that business seems to require a higher level of pay-back than domestic adopters, the report says