Waste & Recycling

Waste & Recycling

How to go Plastic Free in the Bathroom
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12·17·19
Humans are creatures of habit as they say and this is true for the way in which we use plastic in the bathroom. If we stop and take a look around, the bathroom is littered with plastic packaging and items. From shower gels housed in single-use plastic to cotton buds and toothbrushes, not forgetting the […]
Run a Local Beach Cleanup Event
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12·16·19
From newspapers to a multitude of social impact posts, it is almost impossible to avoid reports on plastic waste. What’s more, many of these reports relate to plastic waste that litters our beaches. Today, and thankfully, concerned citizens are grouping together to do their bit. From individuals or small groups through to large global beach […]
The Effect of Plastic Waste on Marine Life and Life in our Oceans
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12·08·19
Today, we commonly use a range of plastic products in everyday life. Due to their lightweight and durable qualities we find plastics in a host of different products. Unfortunately, plastic ends up in the marine environment after having been discarded. When you take the time to walk along just about any beach, you can find […]
Plastic Waste Free Schools
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11·19·19
For years we have been increasing our plastic consumption and in turn, the amount that gets disposed of. Sadly incorrectly disposed of plastic can now be found throughout much or our natural environment. Even despite increases in awareness and recycling, We are now at the point where trillions of pieces of plastic are in our […]
The Life Cycle of Plastic
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11·14·19
We all know what plastic is and we all use it. There is no getting away from this man-made material. In many ways we have become reliant on plastic, for our packaging, to store food, through to toys, plastic chairs and dozens of more applications. However, as environmental concerns grow its useful to take a […]
Different Types Of Plastic Waste. What Types of Plastic Can we Recycle?
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10·30·19
Around the world, we use a colossal amount of plastic each day. Incorrectly disposed of plastic can collect in the Ocean where it can cause harm to marine life as they either ingest or become entangled in our waste. As awareness of this problem grows it can be helpful to understand the many different types […]
Say No To Plastic Bottles
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10·10·19
Plastic bottles offer us a simple and convenient solution that allows us to drink on the move and store many other types of liquids. However, over the decades, our reliance on plastic bottles has contributed to a global problem with plastic waste. Much of it down to growing demand, the single-use nature of much of […]
Difference Between Degradable and Biodegradable Plastic Bags
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09·26·19
Around 10 per cent of the plastic that we produce ends up in our oceans. However, science and innovation now present us with the choice to replace standard plastic bags with either degradable or biodegradable variants. Hence, let's take a look a look at what the difference is between degradable and biodegradable plastic bags? And […]
Plastic Straws Infographic The Last Straw - Calling Time on Plastic Straws
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08·10·19
Plastic straws get a bad rap. These ever-present modern-day tools serve a simple function, helping us suck our drinks down without putting cups to our mouths. Arguably totally un-essential (except those that may require them due to physical limitations) we use them once and throw them away. But times are changing. Companies are choosing to […]
Take The 30 Days Zero Food Waste Challenge
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·05·19
How much food do you throw out each day? Several studies have concluded that the largest amount of food waste occurs in households. Data shows that in the U.K., households generate up to 7.1 million tonnes of wasted food per year. In the U.S., a single individual could generate up to 219 pounds of wasted […]
9 Tips to Reduce Food Waste + Save Money
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·06·19
Estimates suggest that one-third of the food produced globally goes to waste. With food waste as a growing worldwide issue in mind, here are some tips to waste less food. Whether for great taste, nutritional value and healthy eating, or both, we all have our reasons for the type of food we consume. Once we’ve […]
Importance Of E-Waste Recycling & How To Reduce Electronic Waste
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05·18·19
Discarded devices can end up in landfill or mass offshore dumping grounds. Recycle your e-waste properly to protect our environment.
How To Reduce Plastic Waste In The Office?
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05·15·19
Plastic, plastic everywhere. It's not just at the supermarket and at home that we can make individual improvements, We can also look at our work and office environments for simple solutions to cut down the amount of plastic that we consume.
How To Raise Awareness for Food Waste?
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05·08·19
Food waste is a growing problem with increasing populations and issues through the value chain. It's estimated a staggering 32% of the food that we produce in the world goes to waste. We can all play a part to raise awareness, educate and improve the status quo.
Why we need to think about reducing food waste
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BY Sam Colyer ·
05·03·19
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, stories, ideas, and inspiration from across the world which demonstrate how real action can accomplish a positive social impact. In this edition, we’re looking at creative and innovative ways in which we can reduce our food waste. South Korea leads with inspiring food waste initiatives South Korea’s food waste […]
Why Is Food Waste A Problem Across the Globe?
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04·17·19
One third of food produced globally is waste. Thats a big issue. Heres why and some ideas to help reduce the food we waste around the globe and how small actions can also help the environment.
How To Reduce Plastic Waste - What We've Learnt.
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BY Brad Frankel ·
04·03·19
Brad Frankel at flogglebinder has travelled for 20 years to 50 countries. Here explores what he's learnt when it comes to plastic waste. "It doesn’t take long to realise the big problems. It’s not climate change, sea levels rising, hunger, poverty, inequality or plastic - its behaviour."
Can Plastic Straws Be Recycled? How To Dispose of Plastic Straws
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03·17·19
It is said that we get through a staggering 500 million straws a day in the US. These small plastic tubes of convenience pose a disproportionate impact on the environment due to their lightweight and the sheer volume that we get through. Unfortunately, they are not easily or always recycled. Knowing how to dispose of […]
Do We Really Need A Plastic Straw Ban?
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03·17·19
Plastic straws are becoming a no go area for diners across the world. This is good news There have been various steps across the world to ban plastic straws. Several US cities, most notably Seattle and Miami Beach have banned plastic straws. The biggest move so far has been the European Parliament voting for a complete ban […]
Plastic Straws Environmental Impact - Why Are Straws Bad?
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02·14·19
Plastic straws are almost always used only once before being disposed of. Further, they really are non-essential (we can drink soda without right?). Plastic straws are single-use, lightweight, and made from Polypropylene, a material which isn’t easily recycled and degrades slowly. As a result, the negative environmental impact of plastic straws is disproportionate compared to […]
History of Plastic Straws - How Did They Become So Popular?
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02·13·19
This brief history of plastic straws looks their early uses in ancient times through to the modern day. From ancient times used to drink beer from ancient gourds, through to their modern-day popularity, originally helping alleviate health concerns from sharing glasses in Americ's soda fountains. Right up to current times when it seems no takeaway […]
Boroume: The Ultimate Recycling Model Combating Malnutrition in Greece
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BY Alex Theodoridis ·
01·24·19
Boroume (“We Can”) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce food waste and to fight malnutrition in Greece by directly linking all kinds of food donors and food donations to local charities.
Ocean Plastic And Pirates: The Trouble With Wilderness
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BY Zoe Cuckow ·
08·24·18
The issue of ocean plastics hit our TV screens with the BBC’s Blue Planet II, a national debate was sparked, and now public pressure is accelerating policy change. On the surface, this issue appears to be a product of our ultra-modern obsession with plastics, but in reality, the issue has a deeper, darker history. Ultimately, […]
FabLittleBag: The Fab Way to Fight Ocean Pollution
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BY Martha Silcott ·
08·24·18
FabLittleBag aims to reduce aquatic pollution by providing a feel-good alternative to flushing tampons and pads – with the help of a FabLittleBag! The mission is to a) help to keep used sanitary items out of the rivers, seas and off our beaches and b) to make sanitary disposal a feel good, confident experience. Also, […]
WasteShark: Plastic - Eating Drones
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BY Richard Hardiman ·
08·23·18
Richard Hardiman, the accidental environmentalist, speaks honestly about his entrepreneurial journey, discovering a passion for drones and plastic recycling he never dreamed of, and how the creative, entrepreneurial side lies in each of us- waiting to be unleashed. RanMarine Technology B.V. has just launched Waste Shark, their first product. These fully autonomous drones swim through the […]
Waste Free Oceans: Transforming Ocean Plastics
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BY Zoe Cuckow ·
08·16·18
The Waste Free Oceans Foundation’s main goal is to reduce the global impact of marine litter. By mobilising fisheries, recyclers, manufacturers and policymakers, Waste Free Oceans aims to reduce, recycle and ultimately reuse marine litter, mitigating the impact on both the environment and natural resources.
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