One of the very first ‘green changes’ my husband and I ever made was ditching our plastic toothbrushes for bamboo. Plastic toothbrushes – just like drinking straws and other types of singe-use plastic – are extremely difficult to recycle and don’t break down in the environment, so we were delighted to find that a number […]
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What is TerraCycle? TerraCycle is an innovative worldwide recycling company that collects many items not currently recycled by our local councils. By sending these “non-recyclables” to TerraCycle, we save them from ending up in our landfills, verges and waterways and, at the same time, collect points that translate into money which goes directly to various […]
This year’s Earth Day campaign is all about “ending plastic pollution” – a theme which is more than fitting given the surge in interest in the topic, spurred on in part by the BBC documentary Blue Planet II. Since watching the documentary, my husband and I have actively been working towards living a more environmentally […]
Written by Heather Garrett We are blessed with a warm wet oceanic climate here in Tywyn but its still good to be mindful of our water consumption.