George at ASDA has launched a clothes recycling scheme that will give customers rewards for bringing back their unwanted clothes. In partnership with Yellow Octopus Group which helps businesses become more sustainable. ASDA Northern Ireland has a scheme where customers receive a 10% off voucher which they can use online at George. Customers just have to locate a participating store then they can get a label or QR code so they can drop off their old and unwanted items.
Discarded laughing gas canisters are becoming an increasingly familiar sight on our pavements and in our parks. These small steel bottles contain nitrous oxide or ‘laughing gas’ which has become a recreational drug of choice for party and festival-goers.
Nitrous oxide is a light anaesthetic in dentistry or to charge whipped cream aerosols. As a drug, the gas it provides is transferred from the canister into a balloon and inhaled. The high that users get is brief, so you’ll often find a large number of discarded canisters in the same place.
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!
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!
The Local Government Association (LGA) has released a report stating that recycling is too complicated, and calling on the government to force producers to pay for disposing of their waste instead of taxpayers.
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.
It's Recycle Week 2019 and organisers WRAP is asking people to take action and rinse, crush, squash, sort, and separate recycling from their bathrooms, kitchens, and offices, and really make a difference...