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Get rid of baths
Do not take baths, take showers. You will save about half the amount of water that you would if you were taking a bath.

Where does recycling and rubbish from the UK go?

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Published on the BBC News website on the 30th September 2019

 

Waste company Biffa has been fined £350,000 for sending household waste, including used nappies and sanitary towels, to China. The waste was illegally labelled as paper.

So how much of the UK’s waste is recycled, and how much […]

Call for 1m people to join UK's biggest mass tree-planting campaign

Woodland Trust urges volunteers to grab a spade and help tackle the climate crisis

Published on The Guardian website on the 23rd September 2019 Story by Fiona Harvey, Environment Correstpondent

 

Volunteers are being urged to do their bit to stop the climate emergency by grabbing a spade and signing up for the biggest […]

Avoid black plastic food packaging – and the 16 other essential rules of effective recycling

If you’re not being asked to separate your own recycling, you have a problem. Photograph: photka/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Published on The Guardian website on the 2nd July 2018Story by Linda Geddes

Do you have to wash your tins before recycling them? Are glass milk bottles better than plastic? Do you need to use a bag […]