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    4 gift ideas to give to the planet this festive season

    With Christmas just around the corner, we have some last minute ideas of gifts you can give that are not only thoughtful, but are gifts for the environment. Christmas can put a lot of pressure on us to get the perfect gift for our loved ones. If you know someone that is taking action to be more eco-friendly and live a more sustainable life, we have just the thing for you. Donate to their favourite non-profit Possibly the simplest and easiest gift to give. There are so many good causes out there that are working hard to halt and even reverse the devastating impacts climate change is having on our environment. Before…

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    6 ways to reduce your food waste this festive season

    Christmas can be a time of over indulging. When it comes to food, an astounding 7 million tonnes of food goes to waste at Christmas alone. Those 7 million tonnes come from, 2 million turkeys, 5 million Christmas puddings, and 74 million mince pies all going to waste, causing almost 270,000 tons of food waste in total during this widely celebrated holiday. Why is food waste a problem? Food waste is a huge contributor to climate change. In fact, 36 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions could be prevented if UK homes saved their food from the bins, according to Love Food Hate Waste. At Christmas, food waste is an especially big…

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    5 sustainable gift wrapping ideas

    At this time of year, many of us will be buying presents for our loved ones. But with lots of presents, comes lots of gift wrapping and lots of waste. Having a unique and beautifully wrapped Christmas gift is important to many, but being eco-friendly and sustainable is just as important to us. On top of this, many types of wrapping paper can’t be recycled, or end up in your recycling bin anyway. This can sometimes mean that the rest of your paper and cardboard waste can’t be recycled properly as the waste is contaminated with non-recyclable materials. But gift wrapping can be eco-friendly. If, like us, you’d like to be more…

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    Join us by taking part in National Tree Week!

    It’s National Tree Week! From 26 November to 5 December, Be More Eco is celebrating National Tree Week by pledging to plant trees to help tackle climate change. At Be More Eco, we pride ourselves in being an eco-friendly company from the inside out. We want to help you total small actions to live a more sustainable life. This mission goes for us too. We pride ourselves in being a climate conscious company and we’re proud to say that we have a zero carbon footprint. But we know there is always more we can do to become more eco-friendly and help tackle climate change. To mark the start of tree planting season…

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    How to start composting in 4 easy steps

    Food waste is one of the biggest contributors to climate change in the UK. In fact, the UK throws away around 9.5 million tonnes of food waste in a single year, according to Business Waste. When we throw food waste in the bin, it ends up in landfill and emits methane, a greenhouse gas which is detrimental to the environment. Some areas offer a food waste recycling service, but not everywhere. This means that millions of tonnes of food is going to waste and are harming the environment. Composting is a great way of reducing food waste and it’s really easy to get started! Here are 4 steps to help you create…

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    Happy Vegan Day! – Our Favourite Vegan Recipes

    Happy Vegan day! – Our Favourite Vegan Recipes It’s National Vegan day! Whether you’re thinking of going vegan for your health, for the animals or for the environment, being vegan certainly has a lot of benefits. Veganism has come a long way in the last few years, with most restaurants now offering vegan items on their menus and vegan products now available in all supermarkets. But when it comes to living an eco-friendly lifestyle, is being vegan that important? Is being vegan better for the environment? There are a few things to consider when we assess whether or nothing vegan is better for the environment.  According to the UN, meat and dairy…