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Go eco-friendly this summer

4th April 2019

Go eco-friendly this summer

Summer is in full swing, and people are booking holidays left, right and centre. But instead of going abroad this year, why not make the most of the amazing destinations right here in the UK? As well as often being cheaper, it also means less travel time – which is always an added benefit when […]

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Plastic recycling solved: What the symbols mean

6th March 2019

Plastic recycling solved: What the symbols mean

More and more of us are recycling than ever before, but we can still do better – especially when it comes to plastic. According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, more than 30% of UK plastic will never be reused or recycled, which is why last year the organisation set up The New Plastics Economy Global […]

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10 ‘accidental vegan’ food and drinks

8th January 2019

10 ‘accidental vegan’ food and drinks

It’s no secret that Veganism is on the rise, with the number of those following a plant-based lifestyle doubling twice over the past two years. Those taking the pledge are deciding to do so for a variety of reasons, from preventing animal cruelty, to improving health and the benefitting the environment. Veganuary is a charity […]

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2018 – Our greenest year yet!

21st December 2018

2018 – Our greenest year yet!

It’s safe to say that 2018 has been a busy year here at Bio-D. This year has seen the team triumph in Veganuary, support World Earth Day and partner with top food writers to shout about the environment and the impact our everyday tasks can have on the planet – all in a bid to […]

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The eco-friendly Christmas clean

30th November 2018

The eco-friendly Christmas clean

Hosting Christmas this year and worried you don’t have enough time to prepare? With the help of a couple of interior influencers, we’ve put together a guide on how to handle the preparations one room at a time, making the task much more manageable. Plus, we’ll show you how to keep it all eco-friendly. Interior […]

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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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Why it’s so important to support independents

8th August 2018

Why it’s so important to support independents

With 55% of UK consumers shopping at independent retailers once a week or more, it’s safe to say the nation loves its local stores. You may have noticed on our social media channels that we do, too! Because we’re an independent company, only stocked by other independents, we’ve been showing some of our favourite stores […]

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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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