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It’s Plastic Free July and what better time to talk about recycling. As Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, founder of Plastic Free July points out in her book Plastic free, only 9% of plastics ever get recycled. Let’s face it. Recycling can be complicated. Which thing goes in which bin? It’s also easy to think that something can’tContinue reading “Top 5 things you didn’t know you could recycle”
It can be a constant challenge to find and maintain any measure of cheerfulness in the face of a seemingly unstoppable avalanche of bad news when it comes to our little blue planet. I am often reminded of various apocalyptic movies where tortured weeping is the only human sound emitting from a scorched and scarredContinue reading “4 reasons to feel exuberance about the future”
Thinking about environmentally conscious actions you take at home, and whether they are transferable and achievable in our GLAMs? Here are just a few ideas to get you started, and to make you shout SNAP!, BINGO! or even EUREKA! if that’s your thing. Recycling: the bare minimum – paper, cans and glass Have you ever considered removing the bins beside desks andContinue reading “Ideas to make you shout “SNAP!””
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