July 2008


Posted by joelle on Monday, July 28th, 2008

Oh my, it is hot round Seventeen offices today. I am fantasising about ice lollies and looking forward to a chilled G&T this evening. So just in case writing about it helps make me feel any cooler, I thought I’d share a recipe for some ice cream I made this weekend. It is not only [...]

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Ben the bin

Posted by louise on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Max McMurdo’s soon-to-be eco design classic is now on sale! You might remember it from Dragon’s Den, and it’s a handy little lightweight plastic carrier bag holder which you can use to separate your recyclables. Seventeen were lucky enough to receive a prototype Ben a few months ago and it’s been a very handy addition [...]

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New case studies added

Posted by andrew on Monday, July 21st, 2008

We’ve finally had a chance to add some of the case studies from our recent events to the site. Check out the Our Work section of the site for more details. You can also now download a digital portfolio of our work from the event management page.

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Supermarkets in the press again…

Posted by claire on Friday, July 18th, 2008

A Local Government Association (LGA) survey has received much media attention this week as it shows that supermarkets have only managed to reduce the amount of non-recyclable packaging by 2% from last years figures. The average household basket would only allow for 60% of the packaging to be recycled. The LGA warns that EU targets [...]

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The carrier bag debate

Posted by claire on Monday, July 14th, 2008

No one can miss the attention that the plastic carrier bag has been given recently. Deemed as a menace to our waterways, countryside and roadsides the plastic bag has been given a bad press. But if offered a paper bag instead of a plastic would you be right in thinking it is a more sustainable [...]

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LSBU Village Fete – tomorrow!

Posted by louise on Friday, July 11th, 2008

If you’re in the area come along and see us at the London South Bank University fete tomorrow, 12pm – 4pm. It’s just round the corner from Elephant & Castle tube on Keyworth Street. The event aims to engage the University with the local community. Seventeen have been having lots of fun booking a great [...]

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