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3 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Waste

One thing I have noticed with people’s reactions when trying to be more environmentally friendly is the shock people have in my simple switches. My family and friends, or even acquaintances I talk to seem to think that being more environmentally friendly is a huge burden on their lifestyles. 558 more words


Turning leftovers into meals

As the mother of a toddler and the wife of the pickiest eater in the world, I’d like to introduce you to the world of leftovers. 351 more words


Five Lantau beaches added to priority cleanup list

Five more South Lantau beaches to the government’s priority foreshore cleaning roster.

From now on Cheung Sha, Tong Fuk, Shap Long, Ham Tin and Tai Long Wan are among 29 beaches that will be serviced by Marine Department cleaners. 249 more words


Rubbish. Trash. Garbage

If there is one complaint I consistently hear from my parents, it’s that things aren’t made to last anymore. Our modern society has elevated disposability so it is completely normal. 853 more words

Personal Experience

Why I don't like Biodegradable / Compostable Plastics

In recent months there’s been a lot of talk about plastic waste in Ireland. I’m hoping that this is a sign of things to come and that we’ll soon be waving bye, bye to unnecessary, excessive use of plastic. 1,537 more words


A growing stink at Essex's £800m waste plant

As much as a third of Essex’s household waste is being processed in breach of planning regulations – meaning more of it is going into landfill instead of being recycled. 997 more words

Essex County Council

Designing Products and Buildings with Waste

A talk by Arthur Huang on 18th January, for designing product solutions to problems. Arthur uses waste materials to make really cool products, and is a… 1,139 more words