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.
Bees populations around the world are dying. Frequently due to human activity such as climate change and pesticides. We as individuals can help create spaces for bees to live and grow their colonies.Read More What plants do bees love?
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!
Growing your own herbs at home can be enjoyable and satisfying. Fresh and organic ingredients in your home available all year round to make delicious meals. Growing your own herbs is incredibly easy and cheap to do.Read More Grow your own herbs at home.
Ghost Fishing is when fishing gear is left in the ocean. Thousands of animals every year die are a result of human carelessness.Read More What is Ghost Fishing?
Are electric cars really better for the environment? Yes, and better for your finances too.Read More Petrol vs electric cars, which is better?
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.
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.
Planet Warrior are a new British brand on a mission to keep our oceans clean. Created by two sisters with a love of travelling and the ocean they have designed yoga wear out of recycled plastic. They even have 100% recyclable packaging with dissolvable stickers.Read More Planet Warrior – Recycled plastic yoga wear.
Walkers Crisps owned by PepsiCo have announced they will launch a recycling scheme. Customers can send their crisp packets back to TerraCycle who will shred them into plastic pellets which will then be used to create items such as trays and home furniture. This year customers began protesting against plastic waste be posting crisp packets […]Read More Walkers crisps launch a recycling scheme after public protest.