November 23rd, 2018

Sustainability needs a new story

by Alex Massie   Growing concern about the state of our world has already prompted many businesses to consider how sustainable they are. As a result, there are now whole sustainability departments in many firms, responsible for delivering the company’s sustainability agenda. They deliver carbon savings, supply chain improvements, recycling successes. The eco-credentials of many […]


September 14th, 2018

Focal pint: pro-active environmental professionals can make a difference

by Tanguy Tomes   It’s Friday afternoon, it’s summer, and it’s hot. It’s fair to say that office productivity has been better. The collective Eunomia head office mind turns to the critical question: where are we going for post-work drinks? But, this being Eunomia, our decision-making process is a little different. Of course, we’re looking […]


August 10th, 2018

Cash and carry: the missed opportunities of England’s plastic bag charge

by Iona Horton   There’s no doubt that England’s 5p plastic carrier bag charge has had an impact. We’ve all either been or seen the person who, on forgetting to bring a bag to the shops, refuses to pay for one and proceeds to cram their groceries into every available pocket. After some near escapes […]


June 15th, 2018

Taking the wrap: edging towards 100% recycling

by Adrian Gibbs   What should a company do if it is consistently achieving an office recycling rate of over 95%? Is this the cue for back patting and laurel resting? On the contrary, for Eunomia it simply prompts the question “What can be done with the remaining 5%?” Thanks to Bristol Waste, Eunomia has […]


June 1st, 2018

Food for thought: should we stop using palm oil?

by Debbie Fletcher   Recently, haunted by images of deforestation and homeless orangutans, I decided to cut palm oil out of my diet. After spending a long time during my weekly shop carefully checking lists of ingredients, I can report that going palm oil free is incredibly difficult. Not only is the stuff present in […]


March 23rd, 2018

Green wedding: can your big day have a small environmental impact?

by Alice Morris   After spending eight years following each other around the country for different jobs, Kevin, my all-time favourite person, finally proposed to me. I said ‘yes’, and we moved back home to Saddleworth, near Manchester. While I’ve always known that weddings are a big deal, I massively underestimated the pressure placed on […]


October 13th, 2017

How do waste companies become circular economy companies?

by Jade Kelly   The idea that we should work towards a circular economy is becoming increasingly mainstream. The recent launch of the UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy suggests that, whether under EU law or in response to a purely domestic agenda, resource efficiency and the prevention of waste will be a high priority in […]