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A Coffee Cup Mountain of Waste

By Kate Haines,
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In the UK we throw away 2.5 billion paper cups a year as most coffee cups from coffee chains are not recyclable. In the USA they throw away 50 billion cups a year. Click on the infographic below for more information and a visual waste mountain to illustrate the size of the problem both here and […]

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Upcycled Green Goddess Fire Hose Wallets

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Articles, Uncategorized

RECRE8 exists to help unemployed people help themselves get off the benefits system,through helping them create their own sustainable business. We are pleased to announce the recent launch of the first product in our range of upcycled goods! The Green Goddess Fire Hose Wallets received a great deal of interest at both the recent War […]

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Eco Flap Iron Letter Plates

By Kate Haines,
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If you have one of these beautiful traditional style letter boxes you will be aware of the draught that loses so much of your heating energy. Now we have a solution – Ecoflap fitted on the inside will stop the draught without the use of brushes, springs etc giving you the best of both worlds […]

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Lovely Leftovers!

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Uncategorized

Here are some fantastic tips and hints for using up leftovers from the Love Food, Hate Waste Campaign. If you have some dinner left in the pan, bag it and pop it in the freezer as a ready meal for one. Even small amounts can be pureed up for the baby or a kid’s portion! […]

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August Open Day & Family Fair

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Green Events, Uncategorized

…With the Monkton Wyld Court Community and Friends. On Weds 31st August from 11am to 5pm Monkton welcomes old friends and new to celebrate the change of seasons with a day of family fun, healthy food and community building with an evening bonfire – Free Admission! Other activities include: * Workshops for all ages in […]

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Meet Greenwood's Newest Resident

By Kate Haines,
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GreenWood Forest Park in Y Felinheli now has a beautiful new resident – a Peahen. GreenWood has been looking for a Peahen for some time now to join the two Peacocks that they have on site so that they do not stray away from the park. After a long search GreenWood was contacted by Plas […]

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Green Your Washing Up Routine

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Green Directory Reviews, Uncategorized

It is estimated that each year, in the UK alone, discarded plastic sponge/scourers create a volume of rubbish equivalent to up to 150 double decker buses! This is either burnt or goes into landfill, where it takes a 1000 years to biodegrade. Therefore, switching to a plastic-free biodegradable washing-up pad is an obvious, yet inexpensive […]

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The Fat Fluffs Festive Fundraiser

By Kate Haines,
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Our friends over at Fat Fluffs are looking forward to welcoming everyone to their Christmas fundraiser/open day. It will be a fantastic opportunity for bunny lovers to come together, meet the trustees and fosterers and support the work of Fat Fluffs.  They promise lots of bunnies, including the sanctuary FatFluffs free-ranging in the garden, plus […]

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Calling All Single Eco-Conscious Men With Vim & Vigour

By Kate Haines,
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Due to a mysterious cause – possibly similar to the condition  recently described on the Channel 4 documentary,  “Embarrassing Diseases: Online Dating Phobia”, single women advertising on some specialist dating websites are left waiting with nothing to correspond with but their cats! Professor Fritz von Offenlust, Emeritus professor of Online Dating diseases at Alabama University, […]

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