Focus is so central to success “the state or quality of having or producing clear visual definition” or “pay particular attention to.” I often think it is one of the most important qualities of a leader - the ability to know what is the right thing to actually focus on, to deliver results. But then…Read more
Phew, the day before Christmas and of course we’re still thinking about sustainable practices! And no it doesn’t ever stop, especially at this time of year… Actually by now, at work, the vast majority of waste which is generated by the festive season has already been dealt with. I know in our home lives we’re still…Read more
Is it a good thing to have awards just for women? Do I feel proud about being nominated as a Woman of the Future? Yes and yes! These particular awards were set up in 2006 by Pinky Lilani who does so much to encourage women to achieve their best, and are supported by Cherie Blair,…Read more
We all like to feel good about what we do, don’t we? That’s one reason why we love what we do here at WasteSolve; it feels good helping people learn how to cherish resources at work, how to help the environment though good business practices. (more…)Read more
Is it only celebs who will stop us wasting food, like Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight campaign? Should it just be supermarkets who take the blame for encouraging us to buy more, with BOGOF offers so we might end up wasting food at home? (more…)Read more
A diverse workforce leads to diverse thinking and diverse thinking leads to efficient problem solving and innovation… (HR Review 25.10.13) I might catch news on the run but that headline really stopped me in my tracks. Yes, that’s how we work! Its a blog from GE Capital and I think it sums up the way we…Read more
If you catch news on the run (like I usually do) you get the impression that supermarkets create tonnes of waste. From my experience of the big retail groups nothing could be further from the truth! (more…)Read more
Green growth is the only route to growth.
Amanda Sourry, Chairman of Unilever UK & Ireland.
Our household like 99% of the country is a bit lost at the moment. What on earth are we meant to do of an evening without the Olympics to glue ourselves to? Err probably start this legacy malarky everyone’s on about and actually remove oneself from the sofa and actually start doing rather than watching.…Read more
Right, here we go with the second Meat Free Monday. A delicious and super quick (you see I’m running with a theme here) recipe from one of my most used cook books - Jamie at home. You’ve got to love Mr Oliver. (more…)Read more