We’ve all seen the headlines about how tough it is for high street fashion retailers; from rising rents to protests about fast fashion and how it’s harming the environment, they’ve had to weather a lot of storms. But the biggest challenge that the high street and the environment has faced in recent years, and will continue to face, is the growth of online shopping...
How To Recycle
Welcome to our weekly advice column where we look at all things recycling and give you the answers you’re desperately seeking. This week we help a reader wanting to revamp their home...
Valentine’s Day has been and gone, but in this blog we want to remind you that as well as your other half, there’s another thing you should be showing some love to and caring about all year round; our planet. Here’s how you can show the planet some love. Try to do as many things on the list this week!
If you have children, you’re legally obliged to use child car seats, but they’re very hard to recycle, and that means there are potentially millions of car seats that will end up in landfill or the incinerator.
Christmas is a time for indulgence, and while it’s a lot of fun, this time of year sure does create a lot of waste. From the 1 billion Christmas cards we throw in the bin, to the hundreds of thousands of tonnes of plastic waste we create, it all puts a strain on the planet as well as on our pockets.
What’s on your Christmas list this year? We’re sure that as gifts go, you’d rather have the latest iPhone or new piece of jewellery, but a bin is actually a pretty good gift (hear us out!)
You might feel saintly because you’re doing your bit and recycling as much as you can, but do you realise that a lot of what we recycle is often too contaminated to be processed so it ends up in the landfill? For this week’s recycling challenge, we want to challenge you to make sure you put the right things in your recycling bin, and to make sure they’re as clean as possible before you do!
If you don’t have the space for recycling, it can be tempting to just put everything in your household waste bin where it will end up in the landfill. But don’t get disheartened, there are ways that you can recycle more, even when you don’t have a lot of space...
Have you ever been somewhere that was covered with litter? How did the place look? Did you want to spend a lot of time there? And how much of the litter do you think would actually have been recyclable?
In this series, we’ll be giving you inspiration on how you can challenge yourself to recycle more and generally live a greener life.