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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Maslow was a psychologist and university professor who first developed the theory that our various needs as humans have a hierarchy.

Using Cake To Understand Sustainability

Unlike the Three Pillars of Sustainability, the Layer Cake Model is based on the idea that the three factors of sustainability are not equal

The Three Pillars of Sustainability

One of my favourite ways of understanding sustainability in business is also one of the simplest; the Three Pillars of Sustainability.

Sustainability 101

You are entirely forgiven if you're feeling overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information out there about how to be more “eco friendly"...

What I Learned From My First Beach Clean

Yesterday I joined the Edinburgh Surfers Against Sewage chapter in their Autumn Beach Clean on Portobello Beach, and here's what I learned..

Waste Hierarchy: Stationery

The topic for this week was Stationery, and here is the week's roundup! We took the Waste Hierarchy Pyramid and used it to identify...

Waste Hierarchy: Utilities

The topic for this week was Utilities, and here is the week's roundup! We took the Waste Hierarchy Pyramid and used it to identify...

Waste Hierarchy: Commuting

The topic for this week was Commuting, and here is the week's roundup! We took the Waste Hierarchy Pyramid and used it to identify opportuni

Waste Hierarchy: Meetings

The topic for this week was Meetings, and here is the week's roundup! We took the Waste Hierarchy Pyramid and used it to identify...

Waste Hierarchy: Gifts & Incentives

The topic for this week was Gifts & Incentives, and here is the week's roundup! We took the Waste Hierarchy Pyramid and used it to identify

Waste Hierarchy: Events

This week, in honour of the Edinburgh Festival, we're looking at EVENTS. We used the Waste Hierarchy Pyramid to identify opportuninities

Waste Hierarchy: Paper

The topic for this week is a big one for many workplaces: PAPER. We used the Waste Hierarchy to identify opportunities to prevent waste...

Waste Hierarchy: Postage & Packing

For the final week of Plastic-Free July we tackled Postage & Packing - which means everything you receive and everything you send out.

Waste Hierarchy: Bathroom Plastic

We're into Week 3 and this week we focused on Bathroom Plastic in the Workplace! What are the main types of waste in your bathroom?

Waste Hierarchy: Packaging

In Week 2 we used the Waste Hierarchy Pyramid to evaluate Packaging in the workplace and identify options for change for your workplace.

Waste Hierarchy: Kitchen Plastic

We've used the Waste Hierarchy Pyramid to evaluate Kitchen Plastic at every level and identify options for change that you can implement.

The Waste Hierarchy Pyramid

To kick off the month, I'd like to introduce you to the Waste Hierarchy Pyramid, which is the cornerstone of the Zero Waste philosophy

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