Managing Waste and Recycling

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner You may not be based in the European Union (EU), but you can still benefit from some of its ideas, even the whacky ones. In fact pinching the ideas without being bound by EU implementation and compliance rules is probably a better option for many countries and businesses. … Read more

Little by Little, Bit by Bit

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Sjællandske Medier is a Danish newspaper with a quality management strategy that is helping to cut waste and improve its product. This company was founded in 1871 when the British empire was still expanding and when Henry Stanley came across Dr Livingstone, deep in the heart of Africa: … Read more

Nano Nano

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Nanotechnology is getting more attention, not just because of Benny Landa’s enthusiasm for it. Nanotechnologies manipulate atoms and molecules on a minute scale and are already used in the graphic arts. Various ink manufacturers use nanoparticles increase the reflectance capacity of their inks for more vibrant colours. But … Read more

Brussels Calling

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner The European Commission (EC) has sent out a call for ideas for its Horizon 2020 (H2020) work programme, which includes environmental improvement initiatives. H2020 has almost €80 billion of funding available until 2020 for research and innovations intended to keep Europe competitive on the global stage. The H2020 … Read more