recycling

Re-Use Your Shopping Bags With The New Globe Baggee

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Green Directory Reviews, Green Product Reviews, recycling

plastic bag holder

Plastic Pollution It is estimated that globally 500 plastic billion bags are used annually which is approximately 133 bags per person. Plastic bags don’t biodegrade, they photodegrade. This means they break down into smaller and smaller toxic pieces, contaminating soil and waterways which then enter the food chain meaning both humans and animals are now ingesting […]

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The Great Glastonbury Clean Up

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, recycling

green festival, eco events

Year after year, thousands of die-hard music fans descend on Worthy Farm to enjoy the world-class experience that is Glastonbury Festival. This year, the much-anticipated festival takes place between June 22nd and June 26th, promising stellar sets from Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and a host of other incredible acts. However, when the music ends and […]

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Why Household Recycling Is So Important & How Norway Uses Reverse Recycling Vending Machines

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green home, recycling

plastic waste, recycling

By John Haken, Director at at WFDenny.co.uk The issue of household recycling is one that continues to gain media coverage, and is something that homeowners across the country are asked to consider almost constantly while carrying out their daily chores around the house. The problem is, many families and individuals are still failing to recycle large […]

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4 Starting Points For A Green Office

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Green Business, recycling

eco office tips

It’s been growing slowly domestically over recent years and it finally seems as though “being green” is now being translated to the office environment. More and more companies are starting to take their green responsibilities seriously in their workplaces and reaping both the financial and environmental rewards that this brings. Of course, there are umpteen ways […]

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How To Recycle Text & Reference Books

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Campaigns, recycling

book aid for africa

Many people and organisations throw educational books away as they think once they are out of date they are unusable.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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Soil Disposal And The Environment

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Articles, recycling

soil disposal, soil re-use, soil landfill

Due to environmental awareness, legislation concerning soil disposal and treatment here in the UK has become more robust . Thankfully there are dedicated companies that specialise in this bespoke arena and by using their services it is possible to dispose of soil in a manner that is both cost effective and sustainable. Thanks to the introduction […]

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Eco Friendly Tips For The Construction Industry

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, recycling

eco tips building, green tips construction

A lot of people think about the destruction of the environment when they think of the construction industry. Images of a wrecking ball or of a building coming apart inherently lend themselves to the image of destruction. People may also associate the destruction of forests to make way for new residential estates or commercial buildings. Many […]

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