August 26th, 2016

Myth takes: the great Pacific garbage patch

by Chris Sherrington and Simon Hann   People are increasingly aware of the growing problem of plastic in our oceans. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been told, “You know, there’s a great big island of plastic in the middle of the Pacific”. More often than not, they quickly follow up by […]


April 19th, 2013

Eco labelling is dead, long live the eco label

by Simon Hann   Eco labelling: a minefield on the path to sustainability if ever there was one. It should be the bridge between the ivory tower of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and the man on the street, and a way for manufacturers and retailers to show off their green credentials; instead, it is difficult […]