Some good friends from Portugal are setting off on a similar adventure to the Biotruck. Rita and Leandro are setting off to follow the Green Brick Road in a truck and asked me about the expedition CO2 footprint. The question forced me to face up to the fact I never got a satsifying answer out [...]
If you think of the “environment” or let’s take a more specific example, the atmosphere, as a space in which we can store our pollution, the by-products of our consumption, then it’s easy to imagine it as a resource. Like a resource it’s finite, keep putting things into the space and one day it will [...]
This encounter really inspired me. Aybuke, Ece and Neva, three girls from the college read an article in National Geographic Magazine about biodiesel, and persuaded their college to support them in a scheme they devised to collect used cooking oil from their canteen for Albiyobir, a local biodiesel producer.
They expanded the scheme [...]
I was invited as the guest of honour to Homefield Preparatory School in South London. What a great school, and some very smart kids. I was honoured to meet most of them as I presented prizes for sport and academic achievement.
While planning the talk, I developed a couple of ideas for involving [...]
Each of the sustainably fuelled expeditions I’ve done in the past have had a pledge that people have signed up to as a sign of support.
Take the new Biotruck Pledge;
“If these wombles make it past my country in a scrap-yard bus running on rubbish, I’ll do something clever with my waste, and [...]
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