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New Year Conservation Resolutions

Frontier | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK
Frontier

Today is the day that we fight this curse or rather lack of motivation and make resolutions that matter, resolutions that are for change, resolutions that give back!

Five Easy Ways to Recycle Your Old Clothes

Kate Holroyd | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Holroyd

You don't always need to have comprehensive sewing skills to be able to transform an item of clothing into something that's trendy, and on the cheap.

Green Consumerism? I Don't Buy It

Zion Lights | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zion Lights

It's a similar scenario with most products that are sold as 'green' or 'sustainable' alternatives. Virtually everything we buy new leaves a hole in the ground somewhere, because raw materials are required to make any new product. Energy is required too, and that has likely been generated by coal, gas or nuclear power. That doesn't sound very green now, does it?

Why Plastic Waste Is Such a Problem and the Future of Bioplastics

Simon Howarth | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Tech
Simon Howarth

Waste plastic has become a massive concern, not only in the UK, but globally. Worldwide production and consumption of plastics has increased by 10% year on year from 5 million tonnes in 1950 to 245 million tonnes in 2006, and since then this figure has been increasing.

Free Papers Are Costing the Earth

Helen Wilson | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Wilson

There is something irresistible about a free newspaper or magazine. Human nature is such that we can't help but pick them up, regardless of their qual...

Sustainability

Wayne Hemingway | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Tech
Wayne Hemingway

The concept of passing down the good things to future generations is embedded in all species. We are survivors and for a million years or so, to survive we have learnt how to harness and protect the environment.

Recyclers Surprised By Free Bottles Of Wine (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Comedy

When you pop an empty wine bottle into a recycling bin, all you get back is that vague sense that you're doing the right thing. With the Oddbins C...

Children in Need - Simple things Make You Think.

Sue Hedges | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK
Sue Hedges

Perhaps we could start a recycling project to encourage parents to put school uniform in charity clothing banks specifically for uniform and schools could nominate children for it to be distributed to.

Learning to Live Green is Like Learning a new Song

Lyndsey Young | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Lyndsey Young

This week, I decided to restart something I'd always enjoyed - I rejoined my singing group. I've been in my local singing group for nearly 9 years no...