Environmental Campaigns

Plastic Free July

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Campaigns, Environmental Education, Zero Waste

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Did you know scientists estimate that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans? About half of all plastic produced is for single-use or disposable items such as packaging.  Choose to refuse single-use plastic this July by signing up for the Plastic Free July challenge at www.plasticfreejuly.org. By bringing your own reusable shopping […]

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Ethical Investing in 2018

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Environmental Campaigns

Five years ago, ethical investments were all the rage in the UK. After all, not only did these options enable individuals to contribute towards the well-being of the environment, but the top-performing funds also rewarded investors with returns of between 40% and 50% in some instances. While these margins may have been squeezed during recent […]

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Help Your Favourite Wildlife Charity Win £1000 With Evergreen Insurance

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Competitions, Environmental Campaigns, Green Directory Reviews

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Evergreen Insurance services are running a fabulous competition in which you can help your favourite wildlife charity win £1000. Visit Evergreen Insurance Services online or at The CountryFile show (3rd-6th August) and they will be delighted to provide you with a quote for your insurance needs as well as enabling you to nominate your charity for the […]

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The Global Air Pollution Crisis

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Campaigns

More than half of the world’s population lives in cities. Some of the urban jungles across the globe are suffocating in bouts of dense smog and extremely high levels of toxic air pollution. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), air pollution is now a greater threat to health than Ebola or HIV and 80% […]

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How To Recycle Text & Reference Books

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Campaigns, recycling

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Many people and organisations throw educational books away as they think once they are out of date they are unusable. But ‘Book Aid For Africa’ a registered charity takes new, unwanted and second hand text and reference books and distributes them to people in Africa. As long as the books are in good condition and published within the last 15 years they […]

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