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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

Cleaning Up

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In an interview with Joni Graham King, founder of Green Goddess our sister site MyGreenPod, wanted to find out whether the world was ready to ditch chemicals & make a switch to green cleaning. It turns out the demand for non-toxic products is surging... Read full article

Buying Sustainable Palm Oil

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Consumer goods companies and retailers need to be upfront about where palm oil in their products comes from to relieve consumers of the burden of making sustainable choices. That is a key finding of new research from the University of Cambridge... Read full article

A New Use for Christmas Trees

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Abandoned Christmas trees could be saved from landfill and turned into paint and food sweeteners according to new research by the University of Sheffield. Christmas trees have hundreds of thousands of pine needles which take a long time to decompose... Read full article

The Air-Cleaning Houseplant

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Some of us turn to HEPA filters to clean the air in our homes and keep offending allergens and dust particles at bay. But some hazardous compounds are too small to be trapped in these filters.... Read full article

Ethical Market now worth £83.3bn

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Last year UK consumer spend on ethical products, across 27 sectors, reached £83.3 billion, according to the Ethical Consumer Markets Report. The latest Ethical Consumer Markets Report shows that consumers are choosing more sustainable options ... Read full article

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