They say a picture speaks a thousand words but when we live in the world of Google there are millions of images, millions and millions of words but very little action in comparison. Information is freely available and we all know it’s terrible seeing animals trapped in plastic or worse, dying. It can be litter […]Read More Environmental damage, seeing is believing.
What is soil pollution? Soil pollution is generally caused by human ignorance and negligence such as industry, farming and deposing of waste improperly. Soil contamination is both a risk to nature and human health. Some contaminants naturally occur in soil, but when the levels of contaminants are higher than they naturally should be, the soil […]Read More Effects of soil pollution.
Different materials naturally take different amounts of time to decompose and the decomposition process does vary. Some materials we can use to our on benefit such as composting as featured in my blog, 5 ways to live greener. Other materials take years to decompose and have a hugely negative impact on our environment if they make it […]Read More How long does it take for plastic to decompose?
There is a lot of confusion over recycling and not surprisingly. There isn’t one universal sign for plastic or even just recycling. Just because you put something in the recycling bin it doesn’t mean it will get recycled. This can be because the item is contaminated such as food still on plastic, the item isn’t […]Read More How to recycle.
Single use plastics have been vilianized by the media and society lately and rightly so. It’s been a long time coming for people to understand and see the damage caused by the want of convenience. It is also estimated 50% of all plastic is single use. Food packets, coffee cups and plastic cutlery, all one […]Read More 12 alternatives to single use plastic.
Bees are essential to human survival and there decline if of great concern. It is estimate one third of our food is pollinated by bees. In the UK 267 species of bees but around 20,000 worldwide. It has been declared multiple species of bumble and honeybees are extinct. They are essential to our food production […]Read More Why are bees so important?
What is overfishing? Overfishing is when fish are removed from the ocean or parts of the ocean quicker than they can reproduce in order to sustain their population. Overfishing has been a issue for centuries, as early as the 1800’s when humans hunted whales looking for blubber for lamp oils. Due to the demand for […]Read More Overfishing: Facts, effects and solutions.
Upcycling, also known as creative reuse is something that has been getting more attention in recent years. There’s many ways to reuse items we throw out every day. In this blog I’m hoping to offer some upcycling inspiration, hopefully you can get the kids involved too! Did you really have a childhood if you didn’t […]Read More 3 easy upcycling projects you can to at home.
You don’t need to be a political or social power to make the world a better place. If everyone made small changes to their every day lives we could all be part of the solution. “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan. 1) Buy […]Read More 5 ways to live greener.
We all try “do our bit” but some of us don’t know why, we just know we should. We may even know some of the benefits but not what an impact recycling can have. Here are 10 benefits of recycling. Some you may know and some you may not. 1) Recycling saves the planet’s natural […]Read More Benefits of recycling.