How to reduce plastic usage

Plastic Free July has become a global movement where individuals, families and businesses avoid single-use plastics for a month in a bid to reduce plastic pollution. The idea is that at least some of the new behaviours adopted throughout the month will become...

A Green Christmas Tip 3

Did you know that electrical waste (or e-waste) produced in the UK each year could fill Wembley Stadium 6 times? Much of this waste is produced at Christmas time due to fairy lights, unwanted gifts and replacing old with new. How should we dispose of electrical goods...

A Green Christmas Tip 2

Wrapping paper   Most of us like to give presents to our loved ones and part of the excitement on Christmas morning – especially for children – is unwrapping gifts from under the tree. But do we consider the environment when using wrapping paper? According to...

A Green Christmas Tip 1

Christmas cards   Most of us like to send greetings to friends and loved ones in the run up to Christmas, but do we really consider the environmental impact of sending cards? According to research from Green People, approximately 1 billion cards are thrown away after...

A Green Christmas

For many, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year with its traditions such as sending cards, exchanging gifts, decorating trees, cooking special meals and so on. Worryingly, most of us are unaware that it can also be the most environmentally destructive time....