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Returned Goods End Up in Landfill

Each year, 5 billion pounds of waste is generated through returned goods. It’s something I’d never even considered! My returned goods may end up in landfill!! I’d always assumed that the too small shoes or itchy jumper I sent back to … Read more

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Repreve recycled fibre

Repreve is a high quality recycled fibre made from plastic bottles, for use in the textile industry.  Billions of plastic bottles are sent to landfills every year and Unifi, which makes the Repreve has recycled over 14 billion plastic bottles … Read more

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All that Glitters……..!

If you have a small child in the family then you will know all about glitter. Children love it and craft activities would not be the same without a bit of sparkle. No doubt you will also know about the … Read more

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A Waterfall begins with one drop of water

We are all worried about the future of our world,  moaning about the current state of the country, climate change, pollution, wars, politics etc. and it is making us feel so, so depressed and helpless.  What can we do?  Avoiding … 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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Latest News

Mascara Brushes

To all mascara users out there, don’t throw away your old mascara brushes or wands when they have become clogged or your mascara is finished! The Appalachian Wildlife Refuge has found that those little brushes are ideal for grooming their … Read more

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Contact Lens Recycling Scheme

Research commissioned by Johnson & Johnson found that a fifth of contact lens wearers flush their used lenses in the toilet or down the sink.  These little, almost invisible pieces of plastic then will end up in the waterways and … Read more

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Marine Plastic Pollution

Plastic can be found in many of the items that people use on a daily basis. Despite the benefits that make it popular, the overuse of plastic is taking a heavy toll on the environment, particularly the ocean. For many … Read more

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Highway Code Review

Today (18 October 2018) the UK Government has announced a major review of the Highway Code to help keep cyclists and pedestrians safe on the roads. A review of the Highway Code presents us with a huge opportunity to make our streets safer.  Not just … Read more

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SUEZ calls for recycling label shake-up

Drawing on independent research, the company has designed a labelling system using a “traffic light” coloured version of the existing Mobius Recycling Loop to show consumers at a glance whether a product can be easily recycled on not. Each product … Read more

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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!