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picnic without plastic

Picnic Without Plastic Join us this Spring and plan a picnic without plastic waste.   Refer to  BBC Leeds article: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-56588196  We’re celebrating the UK lockdown restrictions starting to ease, the rule of six kicking off (also known as group picnics in the park) and the sun returning to the weather report (finally). What better way to celebrate than by getting outdoors, sitting in parks[…]

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Reduce carbon footprint

Around 32.1 million Americans—some 14 million households—moved back in 2019. That’s a lot of moving and shaking, and it’s a lot of extra strain on the environment. An increasing number of Americans are committing to doing more to protect the environment, and green moving is becoming a popular topic. Eco-friendly moving—and especially zero-waste moving—requires some time[…]

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Go zero waste at home

Thinking of going zero waste at home? Your Earth-conscious actions could have a massive impact on our ever-changing planet. In the United States alone, nearly 260 million tons of solid waste are generated on an annual basis, and landfills are rapidly nearing capacity. While it’s certainly important to take action at the global, national, and community level,[…]

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Blondie star Debbie Harry wants us to stop screwing the planet. At least that’s the message she was sending when she took to the London catwalks recently, in support of sustainable label VIN + OMI. Known for experimenting with fabrics such as pineapple leather, environmentally friendly latex and leather-style mushrooms, the brand’s spring-summer 2018 show[…]

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Plastic is choking our oceans and killing marine life. Every year we throw away millions of tonnes of plastic. And vast amounts of it finds its way into the ocean. As the plastic breaks down into tiny pieces it’s consumed by marine animals. All this plastic pollution means a cocktail of harmful chemicals can be passed up the food chain. Plastic[…]

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