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Dr Martin Blake: Greening of Royal Mail

Dr Martin Blake was till recently the brains and inspiration behind the award winning Carbon Management Programme at Royal Mail, UK’s biggest postal services company. As Head of Social Responsibility and Sustainability Team at Royal Mail Group Plc for eight years, he oversaw a multi-pronged CSR strategy in the areas of CO2 emission reduction, waste […]


December 18th, 2010 | Posted in Recycling/Waste Management | Read More »

Michael Braungart : Do Good, Not Less Bad

Michael Braungart

By Bhavani Prakash In the realms of industrial design and closed-loop manufacturing systems, the international bestseller, “Cradle to Cradle, Reinventing The Way We Make Things” is a revolutionary and avant-garde work by Michael Braungart and William McDonough. Braungart is the Founder of the Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency (EPEA) in Hamburg, Germany. Meeting Michael Braungart in person, […]

October 28th, 2010 | Posted in Green Design/Architecture,Recycling/Waste Management | Read More »

Janet Unruh: Recycle Everything – Why We Must, How We Can

Recycle Everything Why We Must How We Can

Janet Unruh is a person who believes that everything can be recycled 100% – provided we learn how to design things properly and set up the right systems for materials recovery. With her knowledge and experience in manufacturing, having worked for the last decade in the truck manufacturing industry, she has founded “The Institute for […]

August 13th, 2010 | Posted in Recycling,Recycling/Waste Management,Sustainable Industry,Sustainable Manufacturing | Read More »

Anshu Gupta’s GOONJ: Recycling urban waste for the rural poor

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Anshu Gupta is a social innovator par excellence. He has not only identified social problems that are outside the radar screens of most NGOs and Government funding agencies, he has also been able to structure imaginative solutions to pressing social issues by recycling urban waste resources such as clothing and school materials. GOONJ (which means […]

August 4th, 2010 | Posted in Recycling/Waste Management | Read More »

Poonam Bir Kasturi: Designing the Daily Dump

Poonam Bir Kasturi

Poonam Bir Kasturi‘s passion for design and the environment is epitomised in the elegant and practical “Daily Dump” home composting system. It was selected as one of the “Top Nominees” for the INDEX Design Award in 2007, apart from receiving several other awards. Poonam talks about her inspiration behind this great design idea, and why composting is […]

July 25th, 2010 | Posted in Recycling/Waste Management | Read More »


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