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So I said....

To Sainsbury’s, with whom I was feeling distinctly unimpressed after a little back ‘n’ forth with their customer services (see http://jumpingoffbooks.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/dear-sainsburys-2):

“Dear Ms McGuiness, 349 more words

let your voice be heard--palm oil poll.

I came across this last night while I was perusing Facebook. The Palm Oil Consumers Action consists of a group of people who are trying to advocate for the American consumer and to “encourage American corporations to be accountable and responsible if they choose to use palm oil” (Palm Oil Consumer Action… 326 more words

Orangutans

Activists dance at BP Big Screen event

Yesterday evening, activists from @BPOutOfOpera targeted a ‘BP Big Screen’ event at Trafalgar Square, London.

Minutes before the Royal Opera House live broadcast, they performed a symbolic dance in which culture eventually overcomes oil sponsorship. 223 more words

Protest

"High-quality infrastructure" in the alternate universe of Sustrans

I meant to publish this post weeks ago, during the Games, when it would have been most relevant, but other things got in the way. Oh well. 651 more words

Cycling

A thin coat of green.

The resurgence in environmental awareness in the last few years can only be encouraged but as it’s inclusion within¬†businesses, industries and our domestic lives becomes an accepted rhetoric, a new question arises. 95 more words

Sustainability

Why cycling in Glasgow is going nowhere, reason #629

On the face of it, this sounds quite progressive:

NEW rules mean drivers will be fined for parking in cycle lanes 

At present there are problems with van drivers and motorists parking on marked cycle lanes forcing cyclists to veer out into traffic.

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Glasgow City Council

Eco Labels: Signed, Sealed, Delivered? SustainAbility Report

“With today’s global supply chains and growing array of consumption-related sustainability issues, it is no wonder that eco-labels abound. These independently verified, on-pack labels promote… 183 more words

Sustainability Communication