640  Magazines and periodicals

Publications listed here look at environmental issues, including reuse, recycling, waste management, energy and pollution from a general perspective, covering all sectors.  Those that are sector-specific may be found in THE WASTEBOOK's sections on a specific type of waste or subject area. 

Alphabetical list of organisations

Building for a Future 
Website www.newbuilder.co.uk/bffmag/index.asp
Green Building Press,
PO Box 32, LLANDYSUL, Carmarthenshire, Wales SA 44 5ZA  (Tel 01559 370798)
Editor  Keith Hall

Sustainability journal for UK construction industry.  Quarterly news and information on green building, celebrating 15 years of publication.  All recent back issues fully downloadable online.  Charts continued progress of the industry's rapidly expanding 'sustainability sector'; in-depth project reports, news, features, analysis and comment from leading designers, builders, researchers and institutions.  For everyone involved including building owners and users.  New product launches, updates and forecasts; jobs and contracts opportunities; training; events, exhibitions, conferences and executive reports; regulatory changes, grants, and certification; special offers on books, events and products.  Back issues and other books available from shop (full list online).  Showcases selected websites participating in Green Building Webring (see 430 Green building).  Green Building Archive online including technical articles.  Subscription £20.00 annually including free copy of Green Building Bible (see 430) - discounts for over one year.  See also Green Building Press and GreenPro (430).  (Updated Oct 2004)

Car Boot Calendar
Tel 0118 940 2165 Fax 0118 940 4550
PO Box 30, Twyford, READING, Berks RG10 8DQ

Bi-monthly listing of car boot sales being held in the UK.  Annual subscription £8; single copy £1.

The Ecologist

Tel 0207 351 3578  Fax 0207 351 3617
editorial@theecologist.org   Website www.theecologist.org 
Unit 18, Chelsea Wharf, 15 Lots Road, Chelsea, LONDON SW10 0QJ

High quality, independent monthly environmental magazine exploring today's events from environmental, political, economic and social perspectives.  Specialises in uncovering poor practice among corporations.  Annual subscription £28 for 10 issues - cover price £3.50.  Subscription hotline 01795 414963.  Member of Independent News Collective (INK).  Editor Zac Goldsmith.  (Updated May 2004)

ENDS Report

www.ends.co.uk  Email post@ends.co.uk
Tel 0207 814 5300 Fax 0207 415 0106
Finbury Business Centre, 40 Bowling Green Lane, LONDON EC1R 0NE

Environmental Data Service.  Monthly journal of topical information on environmental activities in government and industry, first published in 1978.  Considerable amount on waste, recycling and pollution.  Also provides comprehensive directory of environment consultants and daily e-mail bulletins of European environment news called Environment Daily.


Tel 0141 567 6000 Fax 0141 332 2153
Peebles Publishing Group Ltd, Bergius House, Clifton Street, GLASGOW G3 7BR

Bi-monthly magazine on developments in water waste, pollution technology, and waste issues.  Free to those with responsibilities or working interests in related fields, otherwise £24 per year.

Ethical Consumer Research Association
Tel 0161 226 2929 11am-6pm  Fax 0161 226 6277
Email mail@ethicalconsumer.org  Website www.ethicalconsumer.org  
ECRA Publishing Ltd, Unit 2, 41 Old Birley Street, MANCHESTER M15 5RF  

Co-operative campaigning and publishing organisation promoting sustainable consumption through more positive and thoughtful use of consumer power, since 1989.  Main activity is the publication of 'Ethical Consumer', a lively, bi-monthly magazine (annual subscription currently £17).  Reports on the wider activities of companies behind the brand names, judging them positively (best buys) as well as negatively, on ethical criteria such as environmental policies and reporting, pollution, animal testing, armaments, support for oppressive regimes, factory farming, workers' rights, genetic engineering, political activity, boycott campaigns and irresponsible marketing.  Produces 'Which' style tabulated comparisons as well as feature articles.  Also conducts corporate research and has information available on-line.  (Updated May 2004)

Green Futures

Tel 01223 564334  Fax 01223 354643  
Subscriptions: 13-17 Sturton Street, CAMBRIDGE CB1 2SN

Bi-monthly magazine published by Forum for the Future (see section 400). Promotes good news about the environment and sustainable development, particularly innovative business practices and solutions (including partnerships) which reduce waste or save energy.  Combines practical policies with long-term vision, covering areas such as ethics and education in city or countryside.  Subscription £19 individuals, £27 non-profit organisations, £34 corporate. £5 extra outside UK.  Editorial address: 19-23 Ironmonger Row, London EC1V 3QN, Tel 0207 324 3660, post@greenfutures.org.uk .  Partner to Beacon Press (see 56 Plastic containers, packaging and film).   (Updated May 2004)

International Environmental Technology
Tel 01727 858840 Fax 01727 840310
The Old Station, London Road, ST ALBANS, Herts AL1 1JD
Email enviro.tech@pub.btinternet.com

Bi-monthly promotional information on products and advice on environmental and waste technology, focusing on water, soil and air pollution montioring and control.  Free to those with professional decision making responsibility.

Website www.hhm.com/juno/index.html 
Email subscriptions@junomagazine.com  editor@junomagazine.com 
Contact  Emma Hiwaizi and Patricia Patterson-Vanegas 

Quarterly parenting magazine based in UK emphasising natural parenting and family life, environmental sustainability, social justice, and spiritual awareness.  Available by subscription or online from:  www.smilechild.co.uk/products/products2.asp?prodid=717  and www.freerangekids.co.uk/product_info.php/products_id/135 ;  and from over 50 UK outlets including Borders, selected organic, health food, and green baby shops and Nealís Yard Remedies (£3 or 12 x 1st class stamps for sample issue, £11 for 4 issues (1 year), £20 for 8 (2 years)).  Limited advertising space available to companies with similar ethos, such as those selling organic, natural, fairly-traded and eco-friendly products - rates from £25, kept low as many advertisers are small companies.  Contains features, interviews, reviews, personal stories and children's pages.  Celebrates creativity and having fun, and explores differences including parenting styles, culture, education and across generations.  'Positive without avoiding valuable or difficult lessons our children teach us.'  Published and edited by 2 full-time mothers - "we are by no means parenting gurus ourselves - it is because we still have much to learn that we were inspired to create Juno."  Summer 2004 issue includes bullying, cloth nappies and raw food.  See also Free Range Kids and Smilechild, section 63 Nappies and personal products.  (Updated Sep 2004)


Tel 0207 372 7722  Fax 0207 372 0321
Loot London Ltd, Loot House, 24-32 Kilburn High Road, LONDON NW6 5TF

Classified advertising magazine covering household and business goods, property and accommodation, motors, holidays and various services.  Published in various sub-regional editions including - Loot Beds Bucks & Herts, bi-weekly, £0.80 per copy; Loot Essex, weekly, £0.80 per copy.

Materials Recycling Week

Tel 0208 277 5540  Fax 0208 277 5560  Email
Emap Maclaren, 19th floor, Leon House, 233 High Street, CROYDON, Surrey CR0 9XT

Weekly magazine for the reclamation industries, local government and the voluntary sector.  Emphasis on market developments.  Extensive classified advertising section.

New Consumer Magazine 
Tel 0131 561 1780  Fax 0131 553 6800  Website www.newconsumer.org  
Email  editorial@newconsumer.orgadvertising@newconsumer.org  
51 Timberbush, Edinburgh, EH6 6QH 
(Subscriptions: Tel 0141 335 9050, Fax 0141 353 6667, New Consumer, FREEPOST SCO6902, Glasgow G1 4BR) 
Editor-in-Chief  Mel Young.   Deputy Editor  Wendy Martin

UK fair trade magazine, including environment and human rights issues.  Aims to tackle poverty globally by encouraging people to be responsible and change shopping habits to fair trade goods.  Product updates and reviews, stories about fair trade companies.  Fashion, style, childrens' section, foods and recipes, letters, and information about people who benefit directly from fair trade.  Good information source if you're concerned but don't know how to help.  Shows addressing poverty is easy - the answer's in your shopping!  Free trial issue.  Website has list of corporate supporters, company profiles, and why your company should promote fair trade.  Online shop with fair trade goods and back issues.  Published 6 times a year, annual subscription £10.  An idealistic vision to inspire trade justice and equality:  some stories about brilliant people creating livings through determination and often against great odds; or what happens when rich people come together with poor, forming partnerships benefiting everyone.  Independent but actively champions like-minded groups and organisations.  Encourages people to write in sharing ideas, experiences and interests.  'Intelligent, thought provoking for anyone who has ever consumed.'  'Together we can change the world.'  (Editor Mel Young is co-founder of Big Issue Scotland, and Chair of Senscot (Social Entrepreneurs Network Scotland)).   (Updated Oct 2004)

New Internationalist
www.newint.org  Email newint@gn.apc.org
Tel 01865 728181 Fax 01865 793152
55 Rectory Road, OXFORD OX4 1BW

Magazine reporting on issues of world poverty and inequality.  Debates and campaigns for change to meet the need of all.  Oct 1997 issue on Trash - the throwaway world.  Subscription address:  PO Box 79, Hertford SG14 1AQ,  Tel 01992 822899,  Fax 0207 830 8585.

Recycling World

tecweb.com.recycle/yearbk.htm  Email recycle@tecweb.com
Tel 01527 404550  Fax 01527 404644
Hilltop, off Church Road, Webheath, REDDITCH, Worcs B97 5PQ

Magazine published by The Scrap Market Ltd.  Runs waste information exchange in the magazine and on website.  Also publishes Recycling World Annual Handbook, with 5 colour coded sections, giving comprehensive classified UK scrap trade listings on Associations; Legislation; Specifications/Testing; Equipment Buyers; Merchants Directory.  Includes metal, glass and textile merchants; vehicle dismantlers; plastics processors; oil/chemical recovery; asbestos removal; local authority recycling officers.  272pp, price £40 inc p & p.

Tel 0117 907 4368  Fax 0117 907 7216
Website www.resource.uk.com  Email news@resource.uk.com  
PO Box 102, BRISTOL BS99 3WX

Magazine featuring independent, pro-community, critical, analytical, and positive views looking at all aspects of reduction, reuse and recycling.  Includes news, interviews and recycled products.  Publishes annual comprehensive league table of local authority recycling rates.  Annual subscription £45 (UK).  (Updated June 2004)

Scrap Market Ltd

Tel 01527 404550  Fax 01527 404644
Hilltop, off Church Road, Webheath, REDDITCH, Worcs B97 5PQ

Fortnightly scrap trade journal with latest industry news and merchant prices.  Also publishes an annual handbook.

Waste Management Bulletin

Mechanical Engineering Publications, Northgate Avenue, BURY ST EDMUNDS, Suffolk IP32 6BW

Monthly newsletter launched in October 1997, aiming to provide information for all types of industrial and commercial activity.

Waste Manager, The

Tel 01732 884023 Fax 0207 824 8753
Environmental Services Association, 6 Elizabeth Street, LONDON SW1W 9RB

ESA Journal and magazine, reporting on all waste management techniques, latest news, analysis, comment. Ten issues per year, annual subscription £89 (free to ESA members). Three month free trial subscription available.

Wastes Management

Tel 01604 20426 Fax 01604 604467
IWM Business Services Ltd, 9 Saxon Court, NORTHAMPTON NN1 1SX

Monthly journal of the Institute of Wastes Management.

Waste Paper News

Tel 01264 889533
Brunton Business Publications Ltd, Thruxton Down House, Thruxton Down, ANDOVER, Hants SP11 8PR

Monthly newsletter for the European waste paper industry.

Warmer Bulletin

Tel 01732 368333  Fax 01732 368337
www.wrf.org.uk  Email bulletin@wrf.org.uk
Bridge House, High Street, TONBRIDGE, Kent TN9 1DP

Bi-monthly magazine reporting on worldwide developments in waste minimisation, recycling and conversion. Annual subscription: individuals £20; not for profit organisations £30; business £50. Maintains a 12,000 item library and information bank on database. Access free to subscribers or for enquiries of less than 15 minutes - email: library@wrf.org.uk