We all know by now that we should be recycling as much as possible--but are we using that principle to its full potential? As a lifelong green campaigner and environmental activist I'm passionate about recycling, and I've started this blog to talk a little more about all the little extras you can do. I'll be covering craft projects you can do with the kids, tips for starting and maintaining your own compost pile, ways to help your local recycling plant out with the way you put your rubbish in the recycling bin and tips for "upcycling" some of the things you throw away the most.
23 October 2018
While plastic is currently seen as the enemy when it comes to global recycling, you need to adopt a more comprehensive approach when it comes to reusing a wide variety of materials in your workplace. In truth, you may not actually use a lot of plastic in your organisation and instead, seem to go through tons of paper on a monthly basis. Do you have an active plan in place to deal with all of this or are you, in truth, somewhat inconsistent?
11 July 2017
If your old car has finally reached its breaking point, you might be wondering what the best way is to dispose of the car body once your car has reached the end of its natural life. You want to make sure that you dispose of the car in a sensible way that minimises the cost associated with the disposal. Do not dump the car It's important to keep the car in an area that you are responsible for, as if the car is dumped in a public space or in a space that is associated with another home or business, you will be responsible for the costs associated with the disposal of the car.
11 July 2017
You'd be surprised what can be sold as scrap metal these days. From old washing machine parts to your rusty old barbecue, scrap metal dealers can make a living from the things you no longer need or that are past their useful life. Whether you are decluttering at home or in the garden, or you are thinking about collecting up scrap metal yourself and making some money, this article will tell you which scrap metals are worth their weight in cash.
28 June 2017
If you drink a lot of soft drinks, beer or other beverages in aluminium cans, you probably have a lot of recycling by the end of the week. Rather than throwing all your old cans into the recycling, you may want to consider upcycling. Here's a look at a few fun things you can do with old metal cans. 1. Planters A metal can is the ideal size for small plants and succulents in particular.