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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

Returning Land to Forests

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New research from Harvard University demonstrates that the UK would be able to sustain itself and help meet the Paris Agreement by returning a portion of land used for animal agriculture back to forest.... 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

Wild Food

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All of the food we eat today derives from a wild food relative. From the cabbage to the rice to the blueberry, it all was once wild and somewhere out there the wild ancestor still exists. Interest in gathering and eating wild food has increased... Read full article

Mass Unwrap Results

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Marine conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage is calling on supermarkets to urgently and radically reduce and redesign packaging and take full responsibility for its business practices, after a series of Mass Unwraps across the UK revealed...... Read full article

The Economics of Food Waste

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One of the main challenges we need to solve as soon as possible is food waste and loss. The prize is not only a huge societal impact, and impact on possibly every Sustainable Development Goal, it is also an enormous economic prize.... 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

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