1. Fighting fast-fashion — how can you reuse your wedding dress?

    Posted on November 09, 2018 by Andrew

    Unfortunately for fashion retailers, negative press has been circulating their industry recently. It’s all about fast fashion, and it’s clear to see what the fuss is all about. In fact, one report revealed that around 300,000 tonnes of clothing is thrown away each year in the UK. Unfortunately, the rapid rate of fashion consumption is having a negative effect on the environment, from the increased amount of water that is being used in manufacturing to the amount of toxic chemicals that are involved with the making of garments.

    But, there is one garment that many of us are guilty of only wearing once — our wedding dress. Repurposing your wedding dress is something that many of us don’t consider, but it can play its part in helping the environment. And, your bridal gown isn’t the only thing that you can reuse from your wedding day, read on to find out more: Read more…

  2. 5 Things Recycled Tyres Are Commonly Used For

    Posted on August 21, 2018 by Andrew

    Whether disposed of incorrectly or simply piled by the side of the road, old car tyres can be a serious environmental problem and pose a strong danger of fire. But when you have your car disposed of in the proper way you can prevent tyres doing bad and make sure they do some good instead.

    Read more…

  3. Don’t Let These Hidden Car Scrapping Costs Catch You Out

    Posted on December 21, 2017 by Andrew

    You might have heard that scrapping cars is becoming increasingly lucrative. This is largely down to the fact that the scrapping process can now make use of more parts than ever – with more of the scrapped vehicle being put to good purpose, scrappers are able to offer more money when you’d like to dispose of your vehicle. Read more…

  4. What Benefits Come with Scrapping Your Car?

    Posted on November 29, 2017 by Andrew

    If your car is on its last legs, you might be resistant towards the idea of having it scrapped. However, this is often the best path, and it’s one that comes with several advantages. If you’re still on the fence about scrapping, why not read through the benefits before writing the idea off? Read more…

  5. Modern Waste Administration Defined

    Posted on November 29, 2017 by Andrew

    The management of waste is indeed inevitable and is a vital process that refers to the gathering, storing, and final disposal of all of our waste, and can be made up of just about anything from typical household rubbish to any hazardous materials that comes from nuclear power stations. Read more…

  6. How to Properly Dispose of an Unwanted Mattress – Recycle It!

    Posted on September 16, 2017 by Andrew

    Responsible mattress disposal and mattress recycling in the UK is a significant concern for environmentally-conscious households and businesses. Whilst it’s desirable that options for disposing of an unwanted or end-of-life mattress should automatically (and easily) include possibilities for recycling, it is often the case that recycling services are difficult to access. Read more…

  7. Coffee Cup Waste

    Posted on February 24, 2017 by Andrew

    If you drink a coffee on the go and put your paper cup in the recycling bin you probably think you’re doing your bit, but it’s been revealed that most of these cups are being sent to landfills are they can’t actually be recycled!
    This graphic from Eco2Greetings shows the extent of coffee cup waste in the USA, which is a staggering 50 billion cups each year.

    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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