Monthly Archives April 2017

Saturday 22 April is Earth Day

The first Earth Day took place on 22 April 1970 and 20 years later it became global.  Earth Day has tackled a number of environmental issues ranging from clean air and water to endangered species. This year Earth Day addresses environmental and climate literacy.  An estimated 1 billion people across

5 Single Use Items You Can Ditch

Today we fill our lives with stuff that we really don’t need, in particular, single-use items.  Single-use items have a huge impact on the environment.  As the name suggests these items are made to be used only once.  This means that after a short lifespan, if the item in not

How to Have a Zero Waste Easter

Have you seen any packaging-free Easter eggs this Easter?  If not, you’re right – they’re hard to find.  Typically a time for indulging, particularly in chocolate, and celebrating with family and friends Easter comes at a cost to our pockets and to the environment. Here are some great ideas to