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?
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.
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.
Every year Black Friday weekend is getting bigger and bigger. What was once only a US tradition to mark the beginning of Christmas shopping after Thanksgiving, is now a phenomenon spreading worldwide. There has been a proven link between Black Friday and an increase in air pollution and plastic waste. Due to the increased orders […]Read More Black Friday weekend – Top picks for environmental products.
Microplastics are a plague to our ocean. With 8 million tonnes of plastic dumped in the ocean it’s no wonder the first study has come back with 100% of participants having microplastics in their system. But how does this impact the human body?Read More How do microplastics affect humans?
Food production is at an all time high and so is food waste. A huge co2 producer and pesticides are linked the death of bees, it is a crime to waste food. With so much food wasted it’s fantastic when big brands like Le Creuset get involved in fighting the battle against food waste.Read More Le Creuset Food Unearthed Campaign
As a way to up my environmental game I bought my first at home compost bin. Did it make a difference? Was there any downsides? Did it become a inconvenience?Read More OXO Good Grips compost bin review.
Did you know aluminium is one of the best materials to use for packaging due to how easy it is to recycle? As little as 60 days to be bought, recycled and back on a shelf or up to 500 years oxidise in a landfill? This is why all aluminium should be recycled.Read More How are aluminium cans recycled?
New to recycling, want to do more or even just make sure your items have the best chance of being recycled? With as little as 33% of recycling actually being recycled here are 10 tips to recycle effectively.Read More 10 easy recycling tips