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Upcycling WiTHiNTENT

Friday, 18 August 2017 16:18:58 Europe/London

If you have ever been to a music festival you would have probably noticed the amount of litter and belongings left by festival goers with one of the most popular being the tent itself.  WiTHiNTENT use fabric from broken and damaged tents and turning them into items of clothing.

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Posted in Upcycling Projects By Sam

The Problem of Fast Fashion

Monday, 17 July 2017 10:05:23 Europe/London

People like to stay up to date with the latest fashion even if they have an entire wardrobe full which hardly gets worn or never has been, fast fashion is classed as cheep and cheerful fashion which are sold by the likes of Primark and Peacocks have caused a shortage on raw materials which increases the UK carbon footprint.  

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Posted By Michelle

Slim Bins Boost Manchester's Recycling Rates

Monday, 3 July 2017 10:14:57 Europe/London

Manchester's recycling rate has increased in the last year by 8% through the introduction of the new 'slim bins.'  The residents received new 140 litre wheelie bins to replace their old 240 litre.  The council are saying that not only has this increased the recycling rate but also created a saving of almost £2.4 million.  

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Posted By jon davis

Carlisle Council Improved Recycling Service

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 14:26:00 Europe/London

Carlisle Council are set to launch their imprioved recycling service this summer, this includes the kerbside collection being extended to more residents, a new collection schedule which means their rubbish is collected on the same day each week to help with confusion.  

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Posted By jon davis

Recycling Offenders

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 16:16:00 Europe/London

In the recycling world, Pringles tubes and Lucozade Sports Bottles are villains, this is mainly down to a mix of materials that are in the packaging which are near impossible to recycle, these are then rejected at the recycling facility.  

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Posted By jon davis

Recycling Food Waste to Support your National Team

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 13:00:00 Europe/London

With the 6 nations now over and done with for another year, recycle for Wales used this as an oppurtunity to push their message across, they wanted people to know that recycling food waste that is not edible such as tea bags and banana skins can help power your tv and power your lights.

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Posted By jon davis

The 7 Year Old Boy Saving the Planet

Saturday, 11 February 2017 11:19:38 Europe/London

Our Green Champions series is back and this issue we take a look at the 7 year old boy who is helping to save the planet with his recycling business, starting when he was just a toddler, Ryan Hickman has found a passion for recycling and has grown his business impressively so far he has his college fund up and running and has become a patron of the Pacific Marine Mammal Centre. All at such a young age.

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Posted in Green Champions By jon davis

The Ocean Rescue Campaign

Monday, 30 January 2017 09:35:16 Europe/London

Sky have had great success with their campaigns in recent times, for example the rainforest campaign managed to save 1 billion trees in Brazil, and now they are turning their attention to the problem with plastic in the ocean.  It is not impossible to reduce this, we can all start by recycling the plastic bottles we use.

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Posted By jon davis

Scientists in Aberystwyth Solve a Dirty Problem

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 16:23:49 Europe/London

Nappies, incontinence pads and sanitary products are a major player in what ends up in landfill, over 1 million tonnes in the UK alone are produced each year, but now scientists in Aberystwyth have provided a solution which may stop all this ending up in landfill. 

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Posted By jon davis

Is Wales The Recycling Capital of Europe?

Saturday, 19 November 2016 10:55:00 Europe/London

Is Wales the recycling capital of europe? We take a look into the facts that can back this up and what challenges lie ahead to keep this recycling charge going.Read More
Posted By jon davis
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