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Water in a Box

Box of Water

It’s that “Duh” moment!   With all the problems of single use plastics and the ever growing mountain of plastic water bottles especially, why did no-one ever think of this before?   We have milk cartons, a multitude of different juices … Read more

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Kids are Amazing!

Well we know that don’t we?  Our children are the future and we are responsible for ensuring that we leave a world that is sustainable for their future. So when I see that a growing number of children are taking … Read more

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Recycle Nija

Are we bored of recycling!?

Every day we’re being bombarded with bad news that makes us feel anxious, frustrated, helpless and hopeless. But there’s a big problem that’s having a direct impact, not only on the planet but on us*, that we can do something … Read more

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Antoine Repesse

4 years of trash photos

Antoine Repessé is a photographer based in Lille, and in 2011 he started on a new project. Antoine stopped throwing out his rubbish to see how much he accumulated and was responsible for over a period of 4 years. Antoine … Read more

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Latest News

Straws Suck!

The world sips through 1 billion plastic straws A DAY!
Between the US and UK we get through over 550 million plastic drinking straws a day.

Think about it, you use it for a few minutes supping a smoothie, sipping a cocktail or shoving one in a can of drink. But plastic straws suck. They take over 200 years to break down – and when they do, the tiny plastic microparticles end up everywhere from our food chain to our tap water.

Ideally you’ll stop sucking but if you can’t here’s  5 eco-friendly alternatives to plastic drinking straws. Straws suck!

 

Thanks to: Georgina Wilson-Powell
of Pebble Magazine

Find a recycler.

recycling_iconRecycling:
Reducing waste items into their basic elements so they can be made into new products.
womblingReuse:
One man’s waste is another’s treasure, find people who will treasure your unwanted waste.
upcycling_iconUpcycling:
Reprocessing unwanted items into completely new must-have necessities!