I had the pleasure of attending a workshop at Hiraeth Creative in Folkestone and made these stunning earrings. I love them and when I realised that the silver we used came from recycled x-rays. I know, hard to believe but all the silver used in the shop and the workshops is recycled or upcycled. The …
Countryfile Launch Plant Britain Campaign
Today, BBC’s Countryfile launched a campaign to plant 750,000 trees across Britain. Countryfile Plant Britain wants to get everyone planting in a big, ambitious two-year project where we can all do our bit in the battle against climate change and to help wildlife and our own well being. You can log your planting details on …
What are the circular economy and the shared economy?
In a circular economy there is no end to the lifecycle of a product, it merely transforms into something else
Environmentally Friendly Ways to Decorate Your Home
Research carried out by the British Heart Foundation last year has shown that a third of UK adults throw away furniture which could be recycled or reused. The charity said that this is likely to be linked to the rise of ‘fast furniture’ where homeowners are choosing to replace perfectly good items to keep up with rapidly changing interior design trends.
Have You Ever Thought What Happens To Discarded Flip Flops?
Flip flops get discarded on the beach but where do they go?
What Is the Circular Economy?
A circular economy is when we keep resources in use for as long as possible