Recycling bins at train stations?

A campaign by the local green party in the area of St Albans have been successful in winning recycling bins at their train station.   Spokesmen Simon Grover has said: “It’s an opportunity… Continue reading

Ditch Plastic Bags…

At the check out point in the supermarket today, I noticed plastic boxes used instead of plastic bags to carry the shopping in. At £1 a box, it’s a very good investment as… Continue reading

Recycle Food Waste

I’ve read an interesting article on the BBC news website about a new 12-month collection trial which involves thousands of householders in East Renfrewshire recycling their food waste. This is really good news,… Continue reading

How Many cans can you find in ONE day?

I came across this Youtube video of a guy who walked 19.6 miles in 20hours in London with the aim of collecting 1000 used cans. Surprisingly enough he managed to do it.  … Continue reading

Grow your own produce to reduce household wastes.

Today’s episode of Loose Women on ITV1 starred guest Kim Wilde, an 80’s pop singer and current professional gardener. She made a very interesting point which got me thinking about other ways which… Continue reading

MEPs tougher recycling targets

According to the Members of the European Parliament (MEP) who held a vote on 8 April, recycling targets should be increased and incinerators subjected to efficiency criteria when burning waste for energy ‘recovery’ purposes.… Continue reading


As I am sitting here in my class for this unit, I can see a recycling bin the corner of the room for paper and labelled. Great… Makes me feel better that my… Continue reading

“Recycling makes you feel better” ?

Ok, so I’ve heard from various people that they recycle because it… -“Makes me feel better…” -“I feel that I’m helping the environment…” -“It makes me feel that i’m a better  person…” ok,… Continue reading

Too young to recycle?

So how young is too young to recycle? Why can’t kids recycle their juice bottles from their packed lunches, or the paper they use to draw on?Being an older sister myself, I feel… Continue reading

Importance of recycling

In today’s world the importance of recycling is becoming greater of a concern both for the general public and also to the economy. Recycling has become a major issue as scientific research has… Continue reading