Water, Water Everywhere but None of it On Tap

Water containers

Water, Water Everywhere … My friend told me that her son’s school canteen has stopped selling water in plastic bottles; instead they sell small tetrapaks filled with water. The school says they are reducing single use plastic. So, which is better or should I say, least harming, to the environment? Plastic Bottles or Tetrapaks Tetrapaks […]

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Can You Recycle Pringles Cans?

The Short Answer You can’t recycle Pringles cans in the UK in your kerbside recycling collection (as of January 2020) but you can drop them off at a Terracycle Pringles recycling point. What’s the Future Plans for Pringles Cans? Kellogg Company has recently expanded its Global Sustainability Commitments to include a goal of working toward […]

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Best Vegan Soap Bars

When You Buy Soap Make Sure It’s Vegan Ditch the packaging – ditch the animal fat. Crate Soap Six Pack Box Set Crate 61 Best Seller Soap 6-Pack Box Set, 100% Vegan Cold Process Bar Soap, scented with premium essential oils and natural flavors, for men and women, face and body. Ingredients: saponifed: coconut oil, […]

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Best Shampoo Bars

Why Use a Shampoo Bar? Many people are turning away from shampoo packaged in plastic bottles. Shampoo bars use less packaging so that’s fewer plastic bottles going to landfill or ending up in the seas. The bars take up less room (which is particularly useful if you are going on holiday or travelling). Shampoo bars […]

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Can You Buy Crisps in Biodegradable Packets?

You Can If You (Really) Try ….. It’s easier to find crisp manufacturers who DON’T sell their crisps in biodegradable packaging. The supermarkets shelves are lined with row upon row of crisps and snacks wrapped in a combination of foil and plastic – packaging which will not biodegrade and is difficult to recycle. It’s true […]

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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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