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Is your Personal Bio-Waste Stream a source of Potential Income?

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Without putting too fine a point on it, most of us pay little attention to what we 'deposit' in our toilets each time the body needs to exit our bodily waste. And yet with a looming phosphate shortage around the world (along with other useful components) our personal waste streams are worth billions of dollars every year. The ability to 'mine' large volumes of human waste has been improving over the past decade and in this conversation with ABC Darwin's Vicki Kerrigan, we push the envelope so to speak by considering personal waste streams as a source of income

The Future of Sewerage Marcus Barber & Vicki Kerrigan ABC Darwin Radio


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When it comes to decision making 'Bias' can be friend or foe
Sunday 20 May 2018
McKinsey's interview with Richard Thaler on 'debiasing the corporation' is a really good one. I've spent the best part of two decades trying to help organisations unpack their biases through the use of foresight. I recommend this article to you
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As the Ipswich Council has determined that recycling schemes are too expensive and indicates it will end collections, the question is 'what happens next'? If result of the explosion in Tip fees by Councils around Australia is anything to go by, what happens next will not be good
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As Nations look to develop their understanding of Productivity and more effective planning, National Productivity Councils are often the first point of call for Governments looking for ideas. The Asia Productivity Organisation has been running since 1961 helping its member countries develop more effective approaches. I've just spent a week in Tokyo helping a group of them think about the future
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