Action 134: Use a separate bin for “Terracycle-able” items

Date: 14 May Action: 134 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ ZERO   Another bin? Yes please! Read on to learn why it’s needed Recycling generally is improving in the western world, and manufacturers and retailers are learning, but sadly there is still a long way to go. Some plastic packaging (read more …)

Action 131: Do away with disposable plastic razors

Date: 11 May Action: 131 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   Here’s another easy way to stop using unnecessary plastic! It’s a common theme on this site, but reducing our use of plastic unnecessarily is absolutely crucial. Plastic disposable razors are a great example – the plastic simply (read more …)

Action 119: Join your local Wildlife Trust (or similar)

Date: 29 April Action: 119 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ 4/month   In the UK, regional Wildlife Trusts protect our flora and fauna Similar organisations exist in other countries too For today’s action we would like you to investigate and consider joining your local Wildlife Trust. This article is based (read more …)

Action 118: Use a refillable lighter

Date: 28 April Action: 118 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   Plastic disposable cigarette lighters are a major marine plastic polluter Plastic lighters are sadly one of the most common types of trash found in our seas. This is entirely avoidable (and you don’t have to give up (read more …)

Action 116: Don’t buy clothes made from recycled plastic

Date: 26 April Action: 116 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL Click for full image   Clothes made from recycled plastic do much, much more harm than good Today’s action might sound a little bit counter to our usual stance, but please read on. There is a growing trend to (read more …)

Action 113: Switch to eco-friendly beauty products

Date: 23 April Action: 113 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   From our guest writer Lynsey Clayton in the UK Action 113: Switch to eco-friendly beauty products Green & Natural Beauty Have you ever considered what is really in the beauty products you use on a daily basis? How (read more …)