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Types of recyclable plastic and their common uses

In the UK we use over 4,000,000 tonnes of plastic each year* as consumers and in business. * source: Remade South East - Most families throw away about 40kg of plastic per year, which could otherwise be recycled. - The use of plastic in Western Europe is growing about 4% each year. - Plastic can...

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Reused Cups By Anna Young

When researching eco friendliness in Sport, I came across a scheme set up by the Big Eye stadium at Oita Prefecture Sports Park, Japan. At the Big Eye, which is used by about one million people each year, nearly three tons of rubbish was produced each game. The majority of this rubbish was in the fo...

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Making recycling fun by April Lyons

When you have young children they soon learn what jobs are fun and what jobs they want nothing to do with. To encourage the future generations to recycle without thinking of it as a chore, we need to make recycling a fun activity that they want to participate in.   Getting started When sta...

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Weird and cool things made from bottles by Emily Mitchell

As the world is encouraged to recycle and re-use, people are becoming more and more inventive with what they re-use/recycle and what they make with it. Making buildings out of reclaimed material isn’t exactly unheard of, but in Thailand’s Sisaket province, Buddhist monks have created the...

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Bamboo by Sam Mckinven

Bamboo can be used for a great variety of eco-friendly products including baskets, bicycle frames, bird cages, blinds, boats, bridges, brushes, buckets, canoes, carts, charcoal, chopsticks, clothing, cooking utensils, nappies, fans, fences, firewood, fishing rods, flooring, food steamer, furniture, ...

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Deforestation by Sam Mckinven

What is deforestation?   Deforestation is the destruction of forested land. It is a major problem all over world. The rate of deforestation is particularly high in the tropics.   Causes of deforestation   The causes of deforestation vary from place to place. The most common caus...

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