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Plastic-free July 2019 Ideas

Can you believe it’s already July?! Which means it’s time for us to join the Plastic-Free July challenge 💪  Whilst it’s easy to use a lot of plastic, with a little bit of awareness (they do say “knowledge is power”), it’s just as easy to use more friendly alternatives.  Whether you’re new to Plastic-Free July (🙌) or live plastic-free daily (you super star 🌟), hopefully the below ideas will help you choose to refuse single-use plastics, and make it much less daunting! Simple & easy changes to refuse single-use plastics: Plastic shopping bags ➡️ Reusable tote bags Straws ➡️ Metal/bamboo straws Takeaway containers ➡️ try these leak proof Glass containers or stainless steel or eat in! Coffee cups ➡️ Keep Cups/ other reusable coffee cups or take 5...

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Ten steps for sustainable living- you may not know some!

Humans have been around for hundreds of thousands of years and we can't deny the massive destruction which came as a result of our innovations. Now we are at a point where we need to innovate even more to reduce our negative impact on the planet and hopefully revert some of the damage. Where do we begin? How do we make the biggest impact? Here are a few ideas of how we can make small changes in our own lives in order to make a big impact as a community:  Basic steps for sustainable living in the modern day: 1) Know your options! Each Council will have their own ideas of what should be recycled, so check what your Council recycles...

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