• Environment

    5 Simple and Effective Ways to Reduce Your Single Use Plastic Consumption Today!

    Plastic was first used in 1907 and was a mix of phenol and formaldehyde. Then a boom in plastic production in the 1960s brought it to the forefront and since then consumers have used millions of tonnes of the stuff. Only 44% of the plastic used in the UK is recycled and this falls short of the 50% target set to be reached by 2020. Whilst many people are beginning to realise the problem and risks plastics pose to the planet, many seem unsure how to go about reducing their use of these plastics. Here are my short and simple tips that you can start using right away to reduce…

  • Diet & Lifestyle,  Environment

    Top Free Eco-Apps 2019

    Have you ever wondered just how green you are? Are you an eco-warrior or a plastic loving Percy? The Earth can not heal herself, we have to take responsibiltiy for the mess we are creating with greenhouse gases, single use plastics and agriculture to name a few. These practices don’t just harm the planet but we harm each other. According to the UN over 8 million tonnes of plastic end up in our oceans each year and that plastic is consumed by marine life. That marine life is then caught and served to people across the world. We do not know what the long term effects of consumption of micro-plastics…

  • Environment

    7 simple tips for recycling you can try today

    7 simple tips for recycling you can try today! Recycling in the UK is currently at a low point. In the UK only 44% of household waste is actually recycled and this number is falling. According to a report in the Guardian, most of the plastic that is not recycled in the UK will actually be sent abroad to places like Bangladesh. This just doesn’t seem good enough. When consideration is given to the advances we have made in being able to reuse plastic, why is the number still so low? “Each year the average UK household uses 480 plastic bottles , but only recycles 270 of them – meaning…