Is a lifetime on the waist better than a lifetime of waste?

When we think of waste, we (or at least I do) think of not finishing off your plate of food at dinner, or finishing off your plate of food and producing waste in a different form – sewage. However, even before food reaches you it’s wasted, with estimations that as much as 50% of food…

Food, Unsustainable Food! *To the tune of Oliver*

I’m going to preface this blog by saying this will be the first of 4 parts, combating food, energy, waste, and mobility efficiency in relation to green consumerism. And believe you me, there is definitely a combat element about it; the fight we as humans have on our hands for a more sustainable future is…

“Ellarukum Vannakum” Montreux!

That phrase in the title is a Tamil expression, meaning “Hello to all”. Should we have the pleasure of meeting in person, you may be confused by my accent, which is a reflection of both my Tamil and Northern Irish heritage. My name is Tara Murphy and I am a second year Marketing and Design…

An echo of the past in the future

Hi, everyone! I am Dmytro Petryshche, 2nd year Accounting and Management Studies student at Lancaster University. I remember, when I was a child, I was going to a gathering of mushrooms in woods with my father. It was an incredible memory. However, we managed to limit that practice as illegal logging, tree illness and regular…

We lost our umbrella of limits!

Incredible things are happening around us. Earth hosts millions of animals and birds, five oceans and seven seas, hectares of forests and plants, and billions of humans. Mother Nature is a miracle! However, it really terrifies me when I meditate how much damage people’s uncontrollable actions provoke on our planet: Air pollution and climate change,…

At the Final Frontier

Hello everybody! My name is Nam, I am a final year Marketing and Management student at Lancaster University. This is my introductory blog and will be the first of a series to come. During my 4 years, I have had the chance to study abroad in the United States as well as complete a placement…

The Plausibility of Sustainability

By Sam Kimberley, March 18 Hello! I’m Sam, a 2nd year Accounting and Finance student studying also at Lancaster. I am originally from the South Coast-so Lancaster is a long way north, however not as far away as Montreux! During my first year I minored in management science which enthused me enough to continue into my…

“Sustainability meets, Montreux” …Drops Mike

Hello, my name is Mike, and I am a 2nd year Marketing & Design student at Lancaster University, engaging in sustainable management of today’s most pressing global issues. In the next month, being a LUMS delegate at the 2018 WBCSD Montreux Liaison Meeting, I will get to experience the discussions of leaders of some of…