How to make your own environmentally friendly Christmas crackers

This Christmas avoid bringing unwanted plastic toys into your home and make your own Christmas crackers. No one ever really uses a mini set of cards, puzzle pieces, moustache combs or packs of dice. It is really easy to make your own crackers and fill them with goodies that your family will enjoy. Continue reading How to make your own environmentally friendly Christmas crackers

Weekly E.C.O. news roundup

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week we highlight the following climate issues. A worrying rise in dead zones in oceans. Victoria Falls at risk of drying up due to climate change. Government redact 77% of fracking report. Air pollution reduction can prevent deaths within weeks. Indian Ocean Dipole causes droughts and bush fires at the same time. Continue reading Weekly E.C.O. news roundup

Hidden plastic: what’s lurking in your tea

The first part in our hidden plastic mini series is all about an everyday item that most of us in the UK use and dispose of 2-3 times a day on average.

Plastic is quite literally everywhere, it’s hidden in products from drinks cans to chewing gum, but did you know it’s in your tea bags? Until recently neither did we Continue reading Hidden plastic: what’s lurking in your tea

Fight food waste with OddBox

The amount of plastic used in supermarkets has been widely criticised and for good reason. Items like fruit and vegetables, some of which have their own natural packaging, are wrapped in non-recyclable plastic and sold at a lower price than loose. We use OddBox, a fruit and vegetable delivery service which cut out plastic, reduce food waste and help fight food poverty. Continue reading Fight food waste with OddBox