Julia Hailes MBE


" I wear many hats, but they're all green."

About Me 2005-2011

I moved home at the end of 2004 and again in 2012. Some more detail under different topic areas as follows:

Cleaning & Peronal care
Energy & Climate Change
Financial Sector
Food & Supermarkets
Green Building
Schools & Education
Waste & Packaging
Writing
Other

E for Good

In 2011, I set up E For Good, with Melinda Watson .We’re campaigning to reduce the amount of electrical waste (e-waste) as well as setting up systems to increase repair, reuse and efficient recycling. This is the focus of my work in 2012.

Hot Topics

Baby Business Campaigning Carrier bags Cleaning Communications Communities Consumers Detergents Disposables E-waste Eco-renovation Education Energy Food Government Green building Household M&S Media Nappies P&G Packaging Plastic bags Plastics Recycling Schools Supermarkets Sustainability Waste

Cleaning & Personal care

P&G Expert Advisory Committee: Since I started working with P&G, shortly after the publication of The Green Consumer Guide in 1988, one of the key focus areas has been detergents and cleaning products… Continue Reading

Energy & Climate Change

Supermarket Refrigeration campaign – Chilling Facts. In 2008 I helped the Environmental Investigation launch their Chilling Facts campaign highlighting the fact that supermarkets continue to use HFC cooling gases that have a huge global warming impact – when there are technically viable alternatives… Continue Reading

Financial Sector

Jupiter Global Green Investment Trust: Between 2001 and 2006 I was a Non-Executive Director. There were two main principles for investments. The first was to identify companies that were producing, developing or promoting green products and services… Continue Reading

Food & Supermarkets

M&S: I started working with M&S in 2002, writing a report for their food division, which they say helped them towards their highly acclaimed Plan A… Continue Reading

Green Building

My Somerset home is not as beautiful as the National Trust house at Tintinhull, where my family lived for nearly 10 years between 1995 and 2004. However, it sits on a hill, has extensive views over the English countryside and we’ve loved it… Continue Reading

Other

Haller: In 2004, I co-founded Haller, a charity promoting sustainable communities in Kenya. In 2009, the Haller board, including me, went to see how some of the projects started by the organisation, just North of Mombasa, were progressing… Continue Reading

Schools & Education

In 2009 I started working with British Gas on their Generation Green initiative – encouraging greener schools. Under the banner ‘Our Planet, Our Say’, I helped them select the greenest school children from all over the country… Continue Reading

Waste & Packaging

In 2010 I started working with Melinda Watson from the Raw Foundation to set up an E-Waste campaign. This was the fore-runner for E for Good… Continue Reading

Writing

The New Green Consumer Guide: Writing The New Green Consumer Guide, which was published in 2007, nearly 20 years on from the original Green Consumer Guide, made me realise how much has changed in the intervening period… Continue Reading

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