Japan has announced it will leave the International Whaling Commission in 2019. While commercial whaling has been illegal since 1986, Japan have been hunting whales legally since 1987 due to a loophole in the law. What is whaling? “Whaling” is practice of hunting whales for their meat, blubber or oil. Commercial whaling has been […]Read More Japan will leave the International Whaling commission and begin commercial whaling.
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?
Iceland’s TV advert as part of their #NoPalmOilChristmas campaign has been banned but Iceland are using social media to make sure you see it. Rightly you should. Everyone knows palm oil has a stigma to it and it’s not ethical. But not everyone knows why or the damage it causes to our environment and the […]Read More Iceland’s Christmas advert raising awareness of palm oil has been banned… But we must watch it.
2018 is the first year we recognise International E-Waste day. What is International E-Waste day and why has this been brought to the public’s attention?Read More International E-Waste day.
Too Good To Go is an app fighting the battle of food waste. Independent and chains are getting involved but what is it? How does it work? Is it as good as it sounds? Read this blog, download and comment what you think.Read More Too Good To Go review.
The term “Fast Fashion” has been at the centre of TV and Netflix documentaries lately. What is it? Are you a contributor to the problem? Can you act to reduce the impacts of Fast Fashion?Read More How does fashion impact the environment?
Urban farming, what is it? How do is start? Do I need a outdoor space? How does it help the planet? This blog covers all those question and links to sites which can help even a first time gardener get started.Read More What is urban farming?
Microbeads have a dreadful impact on our ocean and its inhabitants. What is a microbead and what impact does it have? How can I avoid them? What have governments around the world done to stop them entering our ocean?Read More What are microbeads?
The majority of the population now owns a smartphone, some people more than one. Many have had multiple smart phones over their lifetime. But what happens when you’re finished with it? Where do it go? Who deals with it? How can you dispose of it responsibly and maybe even make some money of it?Read More Impacts of smartphones on the environment.
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?