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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Each year, the world comes together to highlight and promote awareness around environmental issues. This year, World Environment Day falls on Saturday, 5 June 2021.
This article will focus on what World Environment Day is, why it matters, and how you can get involved this year.
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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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There is no better time to prepare your garden for summer than National Gardening Week, especially now the coronavirus restrictions are changing. Whether you’re looking to plant a whole new bed of flowers, or simply need to tidy your garden, this is a great time to get started.
In this article, we’re going to look at how to effectively prepare your garden for summer while focusing on what National Gardening Week is all about.
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March 18 2021 is Global Recycling Day, and a perfect time for all of us – domestic and business alike – to think about why recycling is important and how to reduce our waste to sustainable levels.
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Upcycling is becoming increasingly popular, and there is a good reason for this! Not only does upcycling have environmental benefits, but it also has social and personal benefits too.
Keep reading to find out the benefits of upcycling.
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in 2021, it is a great time to make the decision to become more sustainable.
You may already be sticking with some new years resolutions, but sustainable living is the way
forward if you need another to add to the list.
In this article, we’re going to focus on what sustainable living means, why it is important, and the changes you can make to achieve this.
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Christmas is a time to
prepare your home or office for new things and dispose of the old. It is
crucial that there is space for new presents or items that may come your way.
You might need to clear out your house,
as that’s where your COVID-19 Christmas support bubble is gathering, or maybe
your work office needs a good clear out ready for the new year. Whatever the
situation, now is a great time to hire a skip.
Instead of “finding space” for clutter,
you can hire a skip to safely and effectively get rid of your waste in one go.
Throughout this article, we will cover why Christmas is the ideal time to hire a skip, how to effectively de-clutter an area and the importance of disposing of waste effectively.
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in November, we celebrate ‘Guy Fawkes Night’, which is more commonly known as Bonfire
On this night, people attend firework displays and have bonfires. Although it may seem harmless, as it is only one night a year, some of the toxins never fully disintegrate and remain in the environment.
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The scariest thing about Halloween is
the amount of waste produced every year.
It is estimated that around 2,000 tonnes of plastic waste is generated from throwaway
Halloween clothing alone. Although that is shocking enough, if you add packaging from
decorations and sweet packaging, even more waste is created.
Due to the
huge amount of plastic waste that Halloween causes, the environment becomes
damaged due to harmful chemicals polluting
land and water.
When plastic waste is incorrectly
disposed of, it can
find its way to the ocean, negatively affecting a variety of marine life,
including seals and seabirds, to name a few.
plastic enters the ocean, marine life ingests the harmful chemicals of the plastic and suffers for a long time before
an inevitable death.
By having a green Halloween, you help the environment and you will still able to have a spectacularly spooky celebration. Keep reading to discover ways to be environmentally-friendly this Halloween.
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