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Plastic Pollution

How Is Plastic Pollution Harming The Environment?

1267 950 Harriet Goffman

Plastic as we know it, has only really been around since mid-way through the 20th century but in that time it has made its way into every part of our daily lives. From clothing to cuisine, its abundance has certainly been hard to avoid. read more

Alternatives to Household Plastic

5 Savvy Alternatives to Household Plastic

934 882 Harriet Goffman

Scientists have shown that the equivalent of a rubbish truck full of plastic is entering our oceans every minute! With only a third of UK households’ plastic waste actually recycled each year, it’s time to start thinking of alternatives and #PassOnPlastic. read more

air pollution

How does air pollution affect your health?

4592 3448 Alice Schulz

Air pollution is the name given to substances carried in the air that are harmful to our planet and to our health. You can’t always see it or smell it, but air pollution is a secret killer. According to a report by the Royal College of Physicians, exposure to air pollution is said to cause around 40,000 deaths in the UK every year, and more than 9,000 early deaths in London alone.
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7 Ways To Reduce Your Plastic Waste

3008 2000 Harriet Goffman

Single-use plastic is more topical than ever, particularly since the harmful effects its use is having on the environment and oceans was brought to our attention in the most recent series of Blue Planet. read more

electric car

Are Electric Vehicles Really the Answer to the UK’s Air Pollution Crisis?

4912 2760 Harriet Goffman

Electric cars are growing rapidly in popularity and car manufacturers everywhere are angling for a piece of the action. Even Dyson is in the process of manufacturing its own model in a bid to hop aboard the electric vehicle bandwagon. But perhaps it’s not all it seems…

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What are the best ways to reduce your personal carbon emissions?

1280 830 Amelia Henderson

With the Paris Climate Agreement forcing (almost all) governments around the world to evaluate how best to tackle climate change, reducing carbon emissions is more pertinent than ever. But it can’t just be left to those in power.

Each of us as individuals has a vital role to play in shrinking our own carbon footprints, and the best place to start is by looking at how we use our cars. Why? Car pollution is one of the major causes of global warming causing both immediate and long-term effects on the environment.

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