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Air Pollution in the Home

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A new study, using state-of-the-art pollution monitoring equipment to comparing indoor air pollution levels with outdoor air pollution, has been launched ahead of this year’s Clean Air Day (20 June).... Read full article

The 'Bee Pit Stop'

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A giant ‘Bee Pit Stop’ adorned with thousands of pollinating flowers has been constructed in King’s Cross, London to raise awareness of the steep decline in the UK’s bee-friendly habitats. ... Read full article

28 Ways in 28 Days

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Biophilic design expert Oliver Heath and the team at Oliver Heath Design believe everyone should be doing their bit for the planet, no matter how tiny the action may seem. They’ve put together 28 small, simple ways to live a more sustainable...... Read full article

Toys in Landfill

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A new survey shows thousands of parents are regularly binning toys that are still in perfect condition – and that 66% of the nation’s toys are plastic. From Buzz Lightyear to Mr Potato Head, the British Heart Foundation’s survey found...... Read full article

Space for New Homes

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A new analysis of councils’ Brownfield Land Registers, published today (25 March) by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), demonstrates the huge potential that building on derelict and vacant land has for the regeneration of towns and cities... Read full article

Scrap Yards and Communities

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The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA), the trade association representing metals recycling and scrap yards, has launched a new campaign to encourage members of the public to support their local scrap yard, while raising funds...... Read full article

Permaculture Magazine Prize 2019

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The Permaculture Magazine Prize 2019 has launched with a fund of £25,000 – one main award of £10,000 and four runners up of £2,500 – donated by several generous benefactors. The aim of the prize, which is open to any permaculture project in the world... Read full article

Toxic Plastics In Chemicals

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Women’s Environmental Network will hold its next quarterly forum on the topic of ‘Toxic Chemicals in Plastics’ on Wednesday 20 March 2019, at Amnesty International UK Human Rights Action Centre in London.... Read full article

Waste Not Want Not

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Ben Prior, Found and CEO of Environmental Fund Manager, Earthworm, takes a look at Brexit's impact on Britain's waste and recycling responsibility. What I want to talk about is this: have you stopped to think about where our waste will go after 2019?... Read full article

Introducing the Cora Ball

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Each time an item of clothing is washed up to 700,000 microscopic fibres make their way into our oceans. They add to the toxic soup in our waters; swallowed by sea life & become incorporated in the food chain, potentially ending up on our plates.... Read full article

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