Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week includes eco cars, christmas menus, new beetle discoveries, breaking down plastic and inevitably Trump has done something stupid.
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
2.3 billion people are joining the planet by 2050 – this will require a 60-70% increase in global food production. At this moment in time over 1/3 of all food produced globally goes to waste. Here at E.C.O we believe in cutting down on food waste and we want to help you see how you can cut down too.
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.
As Boris Johnson became Prime Minister in the same week that heat records were being broken across Europe, I felt more concerned and uncomfortable about the climate crisis than ever before.
Wow, we can't believe it's almost the end of Plastic Free July! We have spent the last three weeks ridding our lives of as much single use plastic as we can.
There have been two weeks so far of Plastic Free July, we have covered the kitchen and the bathroom. Plastic Free July is about getting rid of the single-use plastics that don't deserve to join us at work. This week we are reviewing how we can rid of plastic in the space we spend most of our time.
Welcome to week two! How are you getting on? If you're late to the game check out our first week's article to introduce you to Plastic Free July. Plastic Free July is about getting rid of the single-use plastics that don't deserve a home in our lives.
In case you missed the 1000s of smug social media posts (mostly from katie) and 3 full days of BBC coverage, Glastonbury was on this this weekend. 200 thousand people […]
Plastic Free July is not about getting rid of all of your reusable plastics to replace them with sustainable eco versions. It's what we are doing with all the single-use wrappers, boxes and bags that are a big problem. So buckle up, take the challenge and see how many switches you can make in your kitchen alone this July.