What can be safely put on a bonfire?

Posted on 01/11/18, filed under Litter, News, Recycling | No Comments

What can be safely put on a bonfire?

Guy Fawkes night is nearly upon us and as thoughts turn to toffee apples and dazzling firework displays, you might also be gathering things together to create a spectacular bonfire. But what can be safely burned on a bonfire and what should be avoided?

Items that are suitable to burn on a… read the rest of “What can be safely put on a bonfire?”

How do you dispose of plastic bags and plastic film?

Posted on 23/10/18, filed under News, Waste | No Comments

How do you dispose of plastic bags and plastic film?

As a nation, we’ve done pretty well at reducing our use of plastic bags, crucially since the introduction of the 5p plastic bag charge back in 2015.

In fact, plastic bag usage dropped 80% following the introduction of the charge. It forced us to look at our plastic bag habits… read the rest of “How do you dispose of plastic bags and plastic film?”

10 ideas for reusing plastics

Posted on 11/10/18, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

How do you recycle paints and solvents?

The plastic crisis our world faces continues to make the headlines. This month, BBC 1 showed a powerful documentary, Drowning in Plastic, emphasising the devastating impact plastic is having on the environment.

Until radical and sustainable solutions are found to overcome our reliance on plastics, there is more that can and should… read the rest of “10 ideas for reusing plastics”