Tag Archives: FareShare

Government should adopt the SNP FareShare policy


It is very exciting to read the speech from Aileen Campbell MP, SNP Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government that she made yesterday “In recognition that people have been badly hit by UK Government welfare cuts and in order … Continue reading

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Waste to Wealth demands integrity


Last Thursday Prince Charles as founder and patron of Business in the Community (BITC) convened the “Waste to Wealth Summit” at the Veolia Southwark facility for businesses to attend. Another speaker was Michael Gove and the event was even profiled … Continue reading

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A great day out on Hove Lawns


As a Brighton resident throughout my entire adult life, one of my ongoing frustrations over many years has been the extent to which our political structures create an artificial barrier between the city and the rest of Sussex. This was … Continue reading

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Big can sometimes be beautiful too


One of the books that I have in my bookstore is Small is Beautiful by EF Schumacher. When I first read it I was challenged by the idea of how food miles and mass manufacture are bad for our economy. … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You to all Volunteers


This morning the following blog appears in the Argus as the Opinion piece on page 10 – its my attempt to acknowledge the enormous contribution that volunteers make to ensure our society is able to function as well as it … Continue reading

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Food waste – time to write


Last Monday Parliaments Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee launched an inquiry into the economic, social, and environmental impact of food waste in England. They have invited people to write to them over the next few months with a … Continue reading

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Foodwaste


According to Tesco’s chief executive, Dave Lewis speaking in Cape Town in a bid to implore companies to do more to tackle food waste, his own business has seen a 4% increase in food waste to 59,400 tonnes over the last year. … Continue reading

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