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.
There are so many apps out there aimed at fighting environmental issues but what about the apps that don’t? Well some apps actually aid environmental issues without it being the primary goal. Here are four apps that do.Read More Four everyday apps that help the environment.
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.
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?
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.