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BeeCause

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A new campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the vital role bees play in human survival, and to provoke Londoners to act to help save bees by planting. At the immersive pop-up designed by Imagination, an independent global creative agency... Read full article

Plant 'Canaries'

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In a perspective published in Science, Neal Stewart and his University of Tennessee coauthors explore the future of houseplants as aesthetically pleasing and functional sirens of home health. The idea is to genetically engineer house plants... Read full article

Environmental Impacts of Chemicals

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Urgent change is needed to regulate the harmful impact chemicals have on the environment, a new study has revealed. The international study, involving scientists from the University of Sheffield, has identified the most important questions...... Read full article

A UK First for Recovering Recyclables

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£50m worth of investment is coming to the North West region in the shape of a new waste management plant that is set to deliver up to two megawatts of green energy from 182,000 tonnes of rubbish per year. The new plant will be built on land at...... Read full article

Sleep Naturally

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Once upon a time, in a faraway land that didn’t use chemical flame retardants, everything we slept on was made from natural materials. Industrialised farming changed that world completely, but a niche company in West Wales wants to give its customers... Read full article

Getting Cheeky

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Before the first two-ply toilet paper rolled out of the mill in 1942, Brits were content with using leaves, wool, linen and, after the birth of the printing press, pages of disused books. Today it’s hard to imagine a world without toilet roll... Read full article

Zappi Birthday!

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It has been a birthday to remember for myenergi, the Lincolnshire-based eco-enthusiasts. The eco-product manufacturer, hailing from Binbrook, Lincolnshire has just celebrated its second birthday – and there appear to be no plans for the party to stop... Read full article

Affordable Solar in London

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Londoners and businesses in 12 boroughs will be able to buy high-quality, affordable solar panels, as Mayor Sadiq Khan expands his scheme to help make London a zero-carbon city by 2050. Following a successful first phase earlier this year...... Read full article

The Wild West End Garden

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An award-winning garden has opened just off London’s world-famous Oxford Street after being moved to the heart of the West End from RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The Wild West End Garden has been developed by the area’s businesses to improve biodiversity... Read full article

Ditching Ecover and Method

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An animal welfare charity is asking ethical supermarkets and online stores to remove Ecover and Method from their stock, due to their acquisition by SC Johnson earlier this year. Both cleaning product brands were previously approved as cruelty free ... Read full article

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