Zero Waste and the Circular Economy

Zero Waste and the Circular Economy

Understanding Single-Use Plastic, Zero Waste, and the Circular Economy   What is single-use plastic? Single-use plastics are disposable plastics meant for ‘use-and-throw’.  According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF),  these plastics are incredibly harmful to the...
7 Ways to Go Green at Home

7 Ways to Go Green at Home

Leading an eco-friendly lifestyle starts with you. Here are seven simple changes you can make to go green in your home. With sustainable practices becoming more and more mainstream, Britons everywhere are looking for ways to lead a more earth-conscious, eco-friendly...
CELEBRATING THE SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAN IN THE UK

CELEBRATING THE SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAN IN THE UK

1 October 2020 saw the ban of a selection of single-use plastics in the United Kingdom. The ban specifically covers plastic straws and stirrers, as well as plastic-stemmed cotton buds. This comes one month after the announcement that the plastic bag charge would be...
ARE FACE MASKS THE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY?

ARE FACE MASKS THE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY?

With more and more Britons being told to cover their faces, masks are quickly becoming an environmental problem far greater than we could have imagined. To manage the spread of coronavirus, face coverings are now mandatory on public transport, in shops and some...