1. Environmentally friendly construction: What is it and why should we be paying it attention?

    Posted on October 29, 2018 by Andrew

    Within the next 20 years, it is estimated that as a planet, we will reach our peak capacity for oil consumption. As global production of all oil decreases, demand continues to increase, and this is no different when it comes to the construction industry. Read more…

  2. Energy sources: which are the most reliable for power?

    Posted on October 04, 2018 by Andrew

    You can’t deny that our consumption of energy is increasing, with estimates stating that between 2005 and 2030, this could rise by 50%. This is mainly down to the growing population and our increased demand for energy. Read more…

  3. 5 Ocean Inhabitants Killed by Plastic Shopping Bags

    Posted on September 25, 2018 by Andrew

    Most people already know that single-use plastic shopping bags are bad for the environment. However, there’s knowing and there’s knowing. It can be tough to understand just how huge an impact plastics have on the world’s wildlife just by being told they are bad for the environment. Read more…

  4. Dealing with Hazardous waste as a business

    Posted on September 04, 2018 by Andrew

    If you’re a business that is handling hazardous waste, not matter the type, then it’s vital that you have an effective waste management plan put in place to tackle any problems that could occur and can cause unpleasant damage to your company. It’s something that all companies should avoid, especially when the waste can be harmful to employees and the environment.

    Hazardous waste is often assumed to come in gas form, which is not true at all. Hazardous waste can be presented in many different forms, ranging from solids, liquids, and sludges and this can often lead to groundwater and surface contamination. Trace amounts of metals might also be included and taking care of these scraps of metal would not be easy. Therefore businesses would want to contract some machinery hire equipment providers to process, recycle and isolate the metals from other hazardous wastes. The British government has strict direction on how businesses should be handling this issue. Read more…

  5. The Zero Waste Lifestyle: Getting Started (The First Steps)

    Posted on August 28, 2018 by Andrew

    Everyone has the ability to slow down the decline of our planet. Many people don’t think they have what it takes or think it will cost them  a lot of money of be too much of a hassle, but the reality is that it’s just not as hard as it seems.

    If you have children, surely you want the planet to be habitable for them. It’s time to start making those little changes gradually. You don’t have to wake up one morning and instantly become zero waste because it just wouldn’t work like that. Rome wasn’t built in a day.

    There are a few really simple changes you can make to become more eco/environmentally-friendly for you and your family.

    Read more…

  6. 4 Reasons to Choose Unlaminated Paper Bags Over Laminated

    Posted on July 24, 2018 by Andrew

    What with the decline in single-use plastic bags and an increased interest in eco-friendly materials, paper bags are coming back in a big way. That’s great for businesses since paper bags are so easy to brand. Of course, you’ll need to make a few decisions when you’re picking out your paper bags, and one of the main challenges will be choosing between laminated and unlaminated. Read more…

  7. Rubbish Removal Tips: What Is the Waste Pyramid Why It Matters

    Posted on November 28, 2017 by Andrew

    There are several eco-friendly methods of rubbish removal, some of which can be found online at junkreduction.com. So you may be asking, which method is the best? To answer this question, we are going to invoke a mental image of a “waste pyramid.” It is similar to a food pyramid in appearance and concept. Just like a food pyramid, you have the stuff you should do more of at the very bottom. At the top of the pyramid, you have the stuff you should do very little of, if any in fact! And this goes for any waste removal – whether you have a bunch of garden waste from your summer gardening, or perhaps you’re having a clear-out of the house – you might even have lost a loved one and look into hiring a Deceased estate rubbish removals company to help you clear their house. All this rubbish needs to be disposed of accordingly. Read more…

Tip of the Day

If It Doesn’t Smell, Don’t Wash It

According to Real Simple, if every American made an effort to launder less — cutting out just one load of laundry a week per household — we’d save enough water to fill seven million swimming pools each year.

So if it looks clean, and it smells clean, call it clean and wear it again. Consider hanging worn clothes out on your clothesline to freshen them up between wearings

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