What is World Car Free Day? How to Get Involved This Year

Cars are one of the leading causes of pollution in the environment, It’s important that we try to reduce how often we use our cars, and there are various ways to imagine what a world without cars might be like.

Let’s learn more about World Car Free Day, how cars affect the environment, the benefits of car-free zones, and whether “green” cars can help.

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The Ultimate Guide to Recycle Week 2021

As a society, we consume a lot in any given day. The UK alone spend an average of £97 per week on groceries and a grand £276 a year on non-alcoholic drinks. The problem with this is much of these items go to waste and are often packed or wrapped in plastic. The more we consume, the more our plastic waste increases.

That’s why recycling is now more important than ever before. It’s a great way to turn the things we would usually throw away into new items and avoid waste and improve environmental protection and pollution prevention all over the world.

Recycle Week is back and better than ever this year. If you’re interested in reducing your consumption waste and helping the environment, this annual event is a great opportunity to learn more about the benefits of recycling and how to keep track of what goes where.

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Everything You Need to Know About The Great British Beach Clean-Up 2021

Litter from land sources is frequently washed or blown into the ocean, resulting in a cocktail of chemicals and garbage that harms the environment and is detrimental to life under the surface. The Great British Beach Clean aims to reduce marine pollution and raise awareness of the damaging effects caused by ocean litter.

Learn more about the Great British Beach Clean Up, the effects of beach pollution, and how to participate this year.

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How to Live a Zero-Waste Lifestyle as A Student

As September rolls around, many students will be leaving home for the first time and get a taste of independence by living in shared housing or university halls. From buying new bedspreads kitchenware essentials to deciding which pictures to put on your walls, there’s a few things to consider before leaving the nest.

One of those things is your carbon footprint, which you’ll now be solely responsible for. It’s critical to be aware of plastic pollution and global warming as you gain independence so you can play a vital part in improving the health of the planet. One way you can help make the world a better place is by living a zero-waste lifestyle.

You may be concerned about the environment, but you are a student with a limited budget. However, there are several ways to live a zero-waste lifestyle without breaking the bank.

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The Ultimate Guide to Cycling in Leeds

Cycling is becoming an increasingly popular way to travel, whether up and down the rolling hills of the British countryside or along the cycling lanes of the city. It’s a fun way to get around and a great way to stay healthy, leading many to dusting off their handlebars.

In preparation for Cycle to Work Day, let’s take a look at the benefits of cycling and the best places to push your pedals in Leeds.

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Everything You Need to Know About Plastic Free July

Plastic has various uses, many of which are extremely valuable to society as we know it. However, the world’s addiction to single-use and disposable plastic is causing irreversible effects on the environment.

This article will focus on why we need to reduce our plastic usage and how Plastic Free July helps raise awareness.

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How to Make the Most of Your Outdoor Workspace

Outdoor workspaces are becoming more popular in private gardens and commercial premises alike, not least in response to the Coronavirus pandemic and the overnight changes to working practices brought about during the COVID-19 lockdowns.

In this guide we’ll look at the reasons why you should hire a garden waste skip, clear your outdoor clutter, and reimagine your garden or back yard as an outdoor office.

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