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…
Have an eco-friendly bonfire night
The words eco-friendly and bonfire night almost seem like a juxtaposition and whilst burning wood and setting off fireworks aren’t exactly climate friendly, there are ways you can celebrate in a fun and a more eco-friendly way. What is bonfire night? Sometimes referred to as bonfire night or Guy Fawkes night, is a holiday celebrated in Great Britain on 5th November. The event commemorates the failed plot to assassinate King James I and his parliament in 1605. To celebrate the King surviving, people lit bonfires around London. The day eventually became a public holiday. In the same tradition as they did in 1605, people today light bonfires and set off fireworks. Is…
Six Ways To Use Your Pumpkin This October
October is the month of the mighty pumpkin! From making delicious food to putting your pumpkin to use in the garden, there are more ways to use a pumpkin than you’d think. It’s estimated that 14.5 million pumpkins will go to waste this October in the UK alone! After carving, most pumpkins guts are thrown away along with their seeds. Whilst jack-o-lanterns have made pumpkins incredibly popular a horrifying amount of pumpkins go uneaten and unused every year. Tossing your pumpkin straight into the rubbish bin after 31st October leads to landfills producing more methane – a greenhouse gas even more dangerous than carbon dioxide. Not only this, but the resources used…
Opt Out Of Fast Fashion
Fast fashion is incredibly damaging to the environment. Here’s how you can start to opt out of the fast fashion industry.
How To Shop Sustainably
Looking to be more sustainable while you shop? We’ve got easy tips that you can follow no matter your budget to be more eco.
What is Greenwashing? The Trend To Avoid In 2021
A lot of companies are looking into ways to Be More Eco. But are there efforts as genuine as they seem? Here's why you need to be on the lookout for Greenwashing.