Posts tagged with waste

What Everybody Ought To Know About Cloth Nappies

cloth nappies

“Cloth nappies….what?” “Eeuuuuu….Really?” “Don’t you have to boil them?” “How much?” “It will take too long, I don’t have the time.” These are among the various comments that we at Croydon Real Nappy Network (CRNN…

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…

Just The 2 Carrots Please Waitrose

2 loose carrots

Dear Little Waitrose, High Holborn, London. I would like to make a request and I hope you can oblige because I believe it is in the interest of you, your customers and just about everyone…

Recycling Nappies & Power Generating “Kites”

disposable nappies

Now and again I like to look out into the world of green technology and find instances of innovation that could one day become the norm. A couple of stories recently caught my eye and…

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…

Is It Really Good to Talk? – The Environmental Impact of Mobile Phones

environmental impact of mobile phones

The chances are you’ll have come across the three Rs -Reduce, Reuse, Recycle- before. This trio of principles are all essential to cutting waste and, as a result, reducing our carbon footprints. However, whilst all…

Green Steve Coming To A Bag For Life Near You

Green Steve bag for life

So just the other day I took delivery of my first batch of organic cotton bags for life with my lovely logo printed on them and it got me thinking about just how much of…

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…