Month: December 2018

Sustainability and the NHS by Edward van Reenen from Bywaters

Amanda talks to Edward van Reenen, Head of Health and Sustainability at Bywaters about how Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is working hard to deal with its waste streams in a more sustainable way.

Smart Ledgers Explained by Michael Mainelli from Long Finance

Amanda talks to finance expert Michael Mainelli from Long Finance about Smart Ledgers (aka ‘Block Chain’ ledgers) and finds out why this new accounting technology is playing an increasingly important role in supporting Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).

Recycling Unravelled by Ben Beagley from Bywaters

Amanda talks to waste and recycling expert Ben Beagley, Client Relationship Manager at Bywaters’ Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Bow, London who unravels some of the mysteries around recycling.

Planet Pod talks Sustainable Living and Christmas Giving with Caroline Arnold at Bore Place

Join Amanda and Jim in conversation with Caroline Arnold – Director of Bore Place, and Tom Forward – Education Coordinator at this inspirational sustainable working farm and community in the heart of the Kent Countryside. You can almost taste the freshly pulled leeks, feel the squelch of the mud and smell the breath of the cows as our producer Jim gets well acquainted with the organic dairy herd!

BITC’s Waste to Wealth Campaign

In this short Planet Pod Special we talk to Libby Sandbrook, Business in the Community’s Head of Circular Economy, about BITC’s recently launched Waste to Wealth campaign.Waste to Wealth brings together business, government, academia and civil society to unlock opportunities to double the nation’s resource productivity and reduce avoidable waste by 2030.