Posts tagged with waste reduction

UK Sees Rapid Rise in Recycling

recycling bins

The UK experienced the fastest rise in recycling rates over the course of the 00’s of any European nation, rising from 12% to 39% by the end of the decade according to statistics published yesterday….

Bring Plastic Recycling Back To The UK

plastic recycling UK

Plastic is a material that pervades our lives more than almost any other; it’s found throughout our homes, in our cars, wrapped around the food that we eat and the liquids we drink. Even as…

Ethical Dilemmas From The Reduced Aisle

Reduced Sticker

This is going to be quite a short post based upon my thoughts when I recently visited my local Tesco store. I was doing my shopping as usual but when I came to the reduced…

Recycled Market Brings Life To Old Junk

Cassette Lamp

I love it when people find interesting and innovative uses for old materials and there is an abundance of this on a new-ish international marketplace for recycled and upcycled items. Recycled Market allows sellers to…

Dealing With Recycling Apathy

Wastepaper Bin

I spend most of my working week in an office that I share with around 8 or 9 other people and despite having a green blogger in their midst, many seem fairly lax in their…

The First Steps To A Greener Business

Greener Business

Businesses contribute a large percentage of the overall carbon footprint of the UK and it’s not just huge multinationals that can help change this; small and medium sized businesses with just a handful of staff…