You may have seen a lot of headlines stating that Sainsbury’s is banning plastic on fruit, vegetables and bakery items. However, you need to read the small print not just click bait headlines. Sainsbury’s aren’t banning all plastic but offering paper bags on loose items. While it isn’t a total victory I can’t […]Read More Sainsbury’s becomes the first UK supermarket to ban plastic on loose fruit, vegetables & bakery items.
The UK has been running on coal powered electricity stations since 1882, the National Grid’s Electricity System Operator (ESO) has reported for the first time, the UK has gone coal free for a week! This is a huge milestone for clean energy and the battle against climate change. Britain is also on track to be zero […]Read More The UK goes coal free for one week for the first time in 137 years!
Are electric cars really better for the environment? Yes, and better for your finances too.Read More Petrol vs electric cars, which is better?
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an area of the ocean that due to ocean currents, has become a specific area that has been overcome by marine debris. The garbage patch comes primarily from Asia but sea currents gather waste from all over the world. Where is The Great Pacific Garbage Patch? The Great […]Read More What is the Great Pacific garbage patch?
Everywhere you look in UK supermarkets we are surrounded by plastic. I challenge you to try do a typical weekly shop and go plastic free. It’s incredibly difficult. Plastic wrapped fruit and vegetables (of course more expensive if bought “loose”), carbonated drinks exploding in price if bought in cans or a lack of refill stations. […]Read More Plastic free swaps that supermarkets could make today.
Plastic is a plague on our environment and it is amazing to see big brands taking steps to make a difference. Corona will be the first beer to trail 100% plastic free six pack rings in 2019. The trail will take place in select markets initially but lets hope it is rolled out in full […]Read More Corona to be the first plastic free 6-pack rings.
For some people a zero waste, carbon neutral and a minimalist lifestyle either isn’t for everyone or too huge of a change to make here and now. If so, that’s okay. Start by making small steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle and build on those over time. Here are 10 easy steps to make small […]Read More 10 easy ways to create a more environmentally friendly home.
We can all do our bit to help our planet. Here are 5 ways we can save the environment as an individual.Read More How to save the environment.
Last night at a You Me At Six gig in Manchester I encountered another single use plastic issue. It isn’t the first time I’ve faced plastic cups at a music event with no alternative. Sadly it’s more than likely it won’t be the last too. That’s if I do want to drink anything at all […]Read More An open letter to event organisers around the world. Stop forcing plastic on us.
Everyone of us has a carbon footprint that leaves it’s mark on the earth. We can all do a little to reduce our carbon footprint too. This blog will offer you some easy tips on how to reduce yours. What is a carbon footprint? A carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide (co2) that […]Read More How can I reduce my carbon footprint?