Julia Hailes MBE

Sustainability Pioneer


News 2021

Julia Hailes

Let’s stop needing printers (Dec21)

The biggest problem with printers is that they’re not made to last. Good Business has published a great blog outlining the problem with these monstrously inefficient machines. I’m embarrassed at

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Eco-anxiety is disempowering (Oct21)

Schools should do more a lot more to prevent eco-anxiety from becoming the biggest mental health issue of our time. Over 70% of 18-24 year-olds feel eco-anxiety, according to research

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Was I a green yuppy? (Aug21)

Thirty two years ago – September 1989 – the Telegraph feature title was ‘Saving the Earth…. and Making money’. I was described as a ‘green yuppy’ or ‘guppy’, who sold

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Frogs, toads and newts (Jun21)

I’ve just sent my first recording of toads and newts to the Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Trust (ARC Trust). Spotted the toads hiding in dark places by our compost heap.

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