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01 May, 2009

Plastic bags reduced in UK

Posted by: Geoff Davis In: Government Schemes|Recycling

News that there has been a big reduction in plastic bag use. Marks and Spencer under Plan A to reduce their waste, have reduced issue of bags from 460 million to (only!) 80 million a year. That’s still 80,000,000 plastic bags, just in one year from one supermarket. Nature rejoices at the good news. See […]

27 Apr, 2009

Rubber roof cover from Firestone

Posted by: Geoff Davis In: DIY tips|roofing

This is more environmentally friendly than bituminous based products which are also horrible to put on (having done it myself!). Rubber is a natural product and encourages tree planting so can’t be bad. Might get hot in the sun though – a very dark material. Isn’t global warming reduced by having a light roof colour? […]


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