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The Danger of Zombie Batteries

Batteries have become an indispensable part of our lives. From powering our smartphones to fuelling electric vehicles, batteries play a pivotal role in keeping…
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How Waste Damages the Environment

Waste is a major environmental problem that has far-reaching consequences for our entire planet, not just our local area. From pollution and deforestation to climate change and the destruction of…
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How to Combat the Cost of Living Crisis Sustainably

The term “cost of living crisis” is getting thrown around a lot at the moment, but you don’t need to read the news to be aware of the effects. From…

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The Rise of Food-Sharing Apps

We’re all guilty of wasting food, whether it’s having to clear out your fridge before you go on holiday or simply not paying enough attention to use-by dates (or too…
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Food Stockpiling: The Negative Effects of Over-Purchasing Food

Given that these are unprecedented times, it’s unsurprising that some of the reactions to this pandemic have been bordering on extreme. One of the biggest trends that we have seen…
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Littering – What’s the Penalty?

Studies suggest that around 62% of people drop litter, but only 28% of people would admit to it. Given that 99% of streets in any given town will have some…
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How Long Do Different Materials Take to Biodegrade (Infographic)

Biodegradation can be defined simply as the breakdown of organic matter by microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi. How long this process takes will vary hugely depending on the item,…

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The Future of Eco Homes

With the rapid changes the world is undergoing, the spaces we call home might look unrecognisable in 20 years time. Technology is advancing, the population is booming and environmentalism is…
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The Far-reaching Effects of Plastic Pollution

It’s not always easy to get our heads around the fact that plastic pollution is a global problem. That’s because, when we say global, we don’t just mean certain areas…
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8 Ways to Stop Using Plastic

By now, you’re probably well aware of all the headlines about the catastrophic effects of plastic pollution, so we won’t labour that here. Instead, we’re going to be looking at…
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The Types of Food That You Shouldn’t Put in the Compost

In an effort to minimise our impact on the environment, more and more of us are taking up composting. The idea is that anything organic can be placed into a…

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Why Plastic Is a Problem for the Environment – and How You Can Help

The next time you’re about to put money into a vending machine for a bottle of your favourite fizzy beverage, you might want to stop and ask yourself whether you’ll…