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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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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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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