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Plastic horror stories – the shocking tales of a man-made monster

19th October 2018

Plastic horror stories – the shocking tales of a man-made monster

As of 2015, over 6.9 million tons of plastic waste had been generated. Only 9% of that was recycled and 12% incinerated, leaving 79% to accumulate in landfills or the environment. Plastic pollution is a monster that we, as a society, have created. The problem is now so severe that it requires all of us […]

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What’s the fuss about eco-friendly fashion?

10th September 2018

What’s the fuss about eco-friendly fashion?

In 2018, the world is more obsessed with fast fashion than ever. We’re buying more and throwing away more, and it’s having a detrimental impact on our environment. From over-farming cotton to chemical use in the manufacturing process, there are lots of ways that that new winter wardrobe is damaging not only your bank account […]

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How you can have your most eco-friendly festival season ever

24th July 2018

How you can have your most eco-friendly festival season ever

Over the last few years, lots of people have grown more conscious about their impact on the environment, and there’s been a rise in the popularity of eco-friendly festivals. However, most of our favourite music and comedy weekends are not so great for the earth. From plastic cups, plates and cutlery, to fast food in […]

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5 tips to reduce your rubbish during this year’s World Cup

15th June 2018

5 tips to reduce your rubbish during this year’s World Cup

From plastic straws to party food and virgin-plastic cups to cutlery, we’re aiming to reduce rubbish during The 2018 World Cup. The competition historically generates a national boost in spending, and supermarkets are already well-stocked with everything spectators and fans will need while they enjoy watching their teams compete. The volume of solid waste generated […]

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11th June 2018

The World Cup of Waste: every nation ranked by rubbish generation

It is known as the beautiful game, but this year’s month-long FIFA World Cup is set to generate tonnes of waste as spectators and fans cheer on their respective teams in the biggest football tournament on the planet. Only one nation can be the winner of the coveted trophy, and the same can be said for […]

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