Fashion’s carbon footprint

Before an item gets to you, the consumer, it will have passed through several companies and individuals that are all part of its supply chain. This supply...

The importance of Food Banks

Food banks are becoming increasingly important as the UK is faced with the cost-of-living crisis and the energy crisis, due to rising costs. Households are...

Asda removes fruit and veg best before dates

Best before dates are only put on food as a guideline for when they will go bad, however they are only a guideline. Use by dates are different, as food that...

Plastic is being removed from Dutch river by Bubble Barrier

Coast Busters is a charity based in the Netherlands whose main goal is to prevent plastic waste getting into the environment. Claar-els van Delft, co-founder...

What is the Plastic Packaging Tax?

Since April 2022, those, in the UK, who manufacture or import plastic packaging, and those that are business customers of plastic packaging or of goods with...

DEFRA: The UK is off-track to deliver on water, waste, and nature targets.

The latest progress report on the 25-Year Environment Plan has just been released by the UK Government and has revealed that progress has gone backwards in...

Glastonbury’s huge rubbish problem

Days after crowds cheered for Greta Thunberg’s speech regarding the future of our planet, the same festivalgoers have left the site under a pile of rubbish....

Wet Wipe Island

Sonar and laser scans have shown that there is an island of wet wipes the size of two tennis courts with a depth of over a metre in certain places, near...

The Royal Mint’s e-waste jewellery

The UK throws away roughly 300,000 tonnes of electrical items each year, and globally this reaches 50 million tonnes. Most of these electrical items can be...

Waste and Recycling

The importance of Food Banks

The importance of Food Banks

Food banks are becoming increasingly important as the UK is faced with the cost-of-living crisis and the energy crisis, due to rising costs. Households are struggling to make ends meet and as food prices rise many are struggling to feed themselves and their families....

Asda removes fruit and veg best before dates

Asda removes fruit and veg best before dates

Best before dates are only put on food as a guideline for when they will go bad, however they are only a guideline. Use by dates are different, as food that goes past these dates has the potential to make you very ill. British supermarket chain, Asda has removed the...

Glastonbury’s huge rubbish problem

Glastonbury’s huge rubbish problem

Days after crowds cheered for Greta Thunberg’s speech regarding the future of our planet, the same festivalgoers have left the site under a pile of rubbish. On average the festival produces 2,000 tonnes of waste with a large proportion of that being left on the...

Wet Wipe Island

Wet Wipe Island

Sonar and laser scans have shown that there is an island of wet wipes the size of two tennis courts with a depth of over a metre in certain places, near Hammersmith Bridge in West London. This island is changing the course of the River Thames and if action isn’t taken...