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Reducing Your Garbage
Thursday, 30 Oct, 2008 – 2:03 | 4 Comments
Reducing Your Garbage

I’m thrilled to be sharing a guest post today. It’s written by Nicholas, who is a 16 year old student from Canada.  He is passionate about the environment and aims at becoming an environmental engineer …

How to reduce paper waste and your paper footprint
Thursday, 21 Aug, 2008 – 12:25 | 11 Comments
How to reduce paper waste and your paper footprint

We’ve all heard about carbon footprints, but have you heard of a paper footprint?
One inspiring woman wants to show us all about our paper footprint with her travelling road show.
Mandy Haggith from Scotland has gathered …

Reduce plastic waste going in the landfill – nine top tips
Monday, 3 Mar, 2008 – 3:14 | 2 Comments
Reduce plastic waste going in the landfill – nine top tips

A friend was recently lamenting that she wished we could recycle more plastic. Often they were left with plastic containers, trays and bottles that they could not get rid of.
While I sympathise to a certain …

A more sustainable, ethical choice: Brita cartridges are fully recyclable.
Friday, 25 Jan, 2008 – 3:22 | One Comment
A more sustainable, ethical choice: Brita cartridges are fully recyclable.

For those who use jug filters for their drinking water but have the ‘is it ethical, sustainable and green to throw away all those cartridges?’ demons tormenting you, there is some good news! Brita ones …