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International Plastic Free Day 25th May 2022

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in Articles, climate change, conservation, Environmental Campaigns, Environmental Education, Uncategorized, water hygiene, wildlife, Zero Waste

International Plastic Free Day is an important day with a reminder to act and change . Over 380 million tons of plastic are produced every year. What a staggering amount! Half of all plastic produced is single-use. We would love to hear from more companies who are committed to action and from those who are […]

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No Mo May 2022!

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in Articles, climate change, conservation, Environmental Campaigns, Environmental Education, Green Events, green gardening, GreenFinder Events, Uncategorized, wildlife

Lock your lawnmower in the shed for a few weeks and take part in Plantlife’s ‘No Mow May’. Since the 1930’s approximately 7 million acres of flower full meadows and pastures have been lost. This has had a knock on effect resulting in fewer insect-eating birds and pollinators. How can we help? Do nothing in […]

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World Water Day 2022- Making The Invisible Visible

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in Articles, climate change, conservation, Environmental Campaigns, Environmental Education, sustainability, Uncategorized, water hygiene

The theme for this year is focusing on groundwater: it’s invisible but it’s impact is seen everywhere! Groundwater is an unseen treasure that is vital for our lives; most of the liquid freshwater in the world is groundwater. This supply will become more critical as we see the effects of climate change. Countries need to […]

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A Coffee Cup Mountain of Waste

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in Uncategorized

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 Lucy & Libby,
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 Lucy & Libby,
Filed in Articles, Uncategorized

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 Lucy & Libby,
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 Lucy & Libby,
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 Lucy & Libby,
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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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