The Green Way Up team consists of Bob, Justin, Chuck and Oscar. They're the four guys who will be undertaking the expedition in the early half of 2011, but they're also the brains behind this website which specialises in collecting interesting and cool stories in the world of Designer Sustainability. New pieces are added daily and a newsletter is in the oven. We're on Facebook and Twitter, liking and tweeting about the things we think are worth talking about, so come join.
We're also backed up by an awesome team of writers, producers, assistants, editors, camera dudes, PR agents and more.
Oscar spends way too much time on the internet, so you could say this is his field of expertise. He used to write, major in and panic about finance but now he spends his days trawling for fresh green ideas from all around the world, which he then writes about. He loves traveling and hates complacency, but hasn't yet done anything about it. So he's off around the world, the big adventure that all the kids his age want to do, and he wants you to join him.
Justin studied International Relations and Anthropology at university and then went on to involve himself in activities that had absolutely nothing to do with either of those topics. An incredibly boring 12 week corporate internship resulted in a dillusionment with suit and tie jobs, a love for music transformed into DJing 5 nights a week, and a lot of free time during the day led to The Green Way Up. So far, so good with the follow your nose tactic.
The Cat In The Hat – quite possibly the first and last book Chuck has read. Chuck would rather be [insert anything here] than working a 9-to-5 desk, or a 7-til-8 as it's turning out. He surfs, fools around with blowtorches and works a 60 hour week, doing things that are probably too much fun to get paid for. He enjoys making good ideas work, and the rest of the team makes sure he sits down at a computer long enough to tell you about them.
La-dee-da babble bores Bob - he's certainly not a nine to five man. After studing aeronautical engineering over 4 hard years, he only lasted 8 months in a desk job. Trained to fly planes, drive trucks and ride motorbikes, Bob'll be giving you stories and videos hard and fast, it won't always be pretty and it most likely won't be well thought out. What you'll get is horsepower, thrust, speed and g-force – mix a bit of sustainability into this recipe and you'll get all you need to know about Green Machines of the future.