Waste free party tips
Parties can be a huge source of waste, from disposable plates and cutlery to wrapping paper, present packaging and unwanted toys. Here are some tips to reduce the environmental impact of your child’s party.
Five plastic free swaps
Plastic Free July involves millions of people across 150 countries. Could you refuse single-use plastic in July?
Household hazardous waste – what it is and how to dispose of it?
Have you got a collection of dead batteries, old paint, unwanted cleaning chemicals or other common hazardous wastes in your home or garden shed that cant go into your regular kerbside bin, but you want to get rid of? Keep reading to find out how to go about disposing of household hazardous wastes.
We love the work of the growing number of cafes, bars and restaurants that are cutting waste through participation in the Last Straw and Responsible Cafes but have you ever considered the impact of other businesses you frequent regularly? Like salons for example?
How does your choice of roof colour affect the temperature and comfort in and around your home?
Dark coloured roofs are, in general, absorbing more heat energy than light coloured roofs.
But how much of this heat travels through your roof into your home?
Ten things you should be recycling…but not in your kerbside bin
They can’t go in your yellow-top bin but these items can still be recycled! Recycling reduces the need to extract and process raw materials, reducing water and energy use as well as waste.