Ruli Pennington - executive producer at CLGdotTV. Writes Night in the City an occasional and occasionally scurrilous blog for Information Daily. Passionate about better public services, devolution, malt whisky & women's football.@UnruliP
Working Lunch Dr David Greenfield of SOENECS & Hilary Simpson of Sleuth Cooperative in conversation with Joe Tibbetts
Councils that use local talent to provide tech services not only circulate local money locally but also grow a skills base that is in demand elsewhere in the country and which can be supplied far and wide without the locally gown suppliers leaving the locality in search of work. It's a wierd win win that sounds too good to be true but isn't.
It now seems inevitable that we will be paying more of our hard-earned cash for the disposal and management of ourdomestic and commercial waste. So better environmental behaviour is not only a moral imperative but also makes finacial sense. We need to do better at everything, make less waste to start with, more mending and product life extension, more and cleverer re-cycling, and we need to learn to abide by the rules when it comes to disposal of our waste for the penalties for not so doing are only going to get harsher.