There are lots of companies selling plastic free versions of everyday items now, both locally and online. A google search will throw up loads of sites and it would be impossible to explore them all. As you may have read in my January Resolution, I have visited some local shops, but they are more focused … Continue reading Great Retailer – nonplasticbeach.com
We've been on our first Litter Pick! Through our local Facebook group, Love Horfield, a young woman asked if anyone wanted to join her in a local litter pick. It seemed like quite a few people were going and we signed up. In the hope that we would do this more than once we even … Continue reading Litter Picking!
How do we ethically wrap our Christmas and birthday presents? The wrapping paper industry must be huge, especially at this time of year. Unfortunately most local authorities will not take wrapping paper for recycling. Bristol City Council say that they do not recycle it because it is such low grade. I may not be right … Continue reading Wrapping Up for Christmas?
I think my reader has realised by now that I am slightly obsessed with the environment and how we are destroying it. I am not by any stretch of the imagination the best at producing zero waste or not using single-use plastic but I am at least trying. It wouldn’t be any good being perfect … Continue reading Eco Bricking (and why I’m not doing it)
I know that not many people read this blog yet (note the optimism), and that everyone reading this probably knows about my petition, but I really need some help with it. It requires 10,000 signatures for government to respond and 100,000 to be considered for debate. As I write I am proud to say that … Continue reading Re-Visiting the Black Plastic Petition
Many of us are familiar with the slogan the 3Rs – Reduce Reuse Recycle. This is the mantra of those who campaign and educate about waste reduction. The logo quite rightly shows the three actions feeding into one another – one causes the other. But I’ve always thought that REDUCE comes first in the slogan … Continue reading The 3Rs
I know I've been a bit quiet lately - sorry! I'll be back soon. In the meantime, if you live within the Bristol Waste area, I have found this helpful article which answers a few questions about recycling in our city. https://www.bristol247.com/lifestyle/environment/can-an-envelope-with-a-plastic-window-be-recycled/