Tesco Ditches Single Use Plastic Bags for Home Delivery

Received an email today which said: Tesco.com currently uses over 250 million single-use carrier bags and 48 million paper bags per year. But we’re committed to reducing the amount of plastic we use. That’s why, after a successful trial this year, we’ll be removing paper and plastic single-use carrier bags from all online orders, on […]

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Best Soap for the Environment: How to Successfully Clean Up Your Act!

Liquid Soap v. Bar Soap Check out the amount of plastic bottles in your bathroom and I bet quite a few contain liquid soap or shower gel. You may like the convenience of using liquid soap but if you want to reduce your use of plastic packaging, this is a good place to start. Yes, […]

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Eco Living: How Much Plastic is There in Your Life?

Plastic, Plastic Everywhere I decided to monitor how much plastic I touched in a day and it went something like this: Alarm clock Kettle Milk bottle Shower gel container Toothbrush Toothpaste tube Hairbrush Make up containers Television remote Toaster Butter container Fridge door Shoes Front door Car keys Car Work access card Computer Pen Notebook […]

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Come on Tesco and Sainsbury – Play your Part in Recycling Crisp Packets!

As you may have read in my previous post about the challenges of recycling crisp packets, I am pleased that Terracycle have set up a scheme to recycle crisp packets but I hoped that there would be more community collection points set up in my local area. So I asked the local supermarkets. I asked […]

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