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No Time to Waste

Newcastle’s Waste Commission publishes final recommendations and the City Council sets to work implementing ambitious waste strategy. Last year, Newcastle City Council set up a task force to consider how...

E-bike Diary – Summer

It’s nearly a year since I bought my e-bike. My partner skeptically assumed it was just an expensive toy, but I’ve surprised her, and myself! Regular readers will already know...

Wise on Waste

Newcastle City Council’s waste task force considers how to reduce rubbish and improve recycling rates. Christmas is a reminder of just how capable we all are of generating waste. Lots...

A Postcard from Madagascar

Notes from Madagascar : A Unique Environment on a Knife Edge In November, I spent two weeks trekking and wildlife spotting in Madagascar. It’s a country I’ve wanted to visit...

Top Posts of 2017

As Tracing Green reaches it’s 3rd birthday, we reveal your favourite 3 posts of 2017. In a few days time, we’ll be celebrating Tracing Green’s 3rd birthday. This year we’ve...

A Wilder Place

Two rewilding projects in Northumberland promise to restore one of the region’s wildest landscapes. It was two years ago when we first covered rewilding on Tracing Green. At that time,...

Minimalism and Peak Stuff

Could a rise in enthusiasm for minimalist living signal that western society is nearing ‘Peak Stuff’? I’ve been intrigued by the rise of references to minimalism in the media over...

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