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War on Plastic

War on Plastic

I was really pleased last week to see that the BBC had produced another episode of War on Plastic, with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Anita Rani....
What should I keep my reusable cutlery in?

What should I keep my reusable cutlery in?

I have been carrying reusable bamboo cutlery around with me for a few years but I’ve never found the right container for them until now! Our cutler...
Frightened Rabbit member swaps the stage for fight against plastic

Frightened Rabbit member swaps the stage for fight against plastic

Frightened Rabbit bassist Billy Kennedy is swapping performing for the fight against plastics in a new drive to end throw away culture. While the ...
Single use plastic food containers from takeaways bought during lockdown

Is our response to COVID-19 increasing plastic waste?

One of the few upsides of COVID-19 and lockdown has been the benefits to the environment. While we all stayed at home, empty roads, limited public ...
How can I picnic plastic free and keep beauty spots free of litter?

How can I picnic plastic free and keep beauty spots free of litter?

With the relaxation of the COVID 19 lockdown rules, it has been so lovely to be able to meet up with friends and family in open spaces and have a p...
How can I reduce plastic waste when brushing my teeth?

How can I reduce plastic waste when brushing my teeth?

Want to reduce the plastic waste created by your dental care routine? Find out why we choose a bamboo toothbrush and natural plastic free toothpaste.
What’s the best reusable water bottle?

What’s the best reusable water bottle?

Great, you’ve decided to ditch single use plastic bottles and get a reusable one, but how do you choose?! We think your best bet is a non toxic bot...
What is the environmental impact of bottled water?

What is the environmental impact of bottled water?

The UK has a 7.7 billion a year single use plastic bottle habit. Less than half of these are recycled. Which means the rest are in landfills taking at least 400 years to decompose. And sales continue to rise.
How can I reduce single use plastic during Lockdown?

How can I reduce single use plastic during Lockdown?

If you’ve taken this time to reflect on your lifestyle and want to make some changes to your behaviour, embarking on a plastic free journey is a great idea. And what better way to embark on your journey than by making an effort to reduce the single use plastic habit. 
Say no to plastic straws

Say no to plastic straws

For most of us, going plastic free can seem daunting and unachievable. But one seemingly small change at a time can lead to great things. So even t...
Reusable cup discounts - Glasgow

Reusable cup discounts - Glasgow

A hopefully ever-expanding list of coffee shops that offer a discount on your drink if you bring your own cup.
Working lunch

Working lunch

I usually bring my own lunch but on the days where my in-house chef hasn’t stumped up the goods I go to my favourite lunch spot Wee Guy’s. They do a great selection of fresh salads and soups that I stuff into my own Lifefactory tubs or random selection of jars.