Do me a favour, leave your plastic wrapping at the supermarket!

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I have come across some good news that will help householders across the country quietly join the move towards a more active zero waste lifestyle.

Reported in this week’s LetsRecycle bulletin is the news that the UK’s key supermarkets (Asda; The Co-operative . . . → Read More: Do me a favour, leave your plastic wrapping at the supermarket!

Bottled Water: Just How Bad Is It For The Environment And Our Health?

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Did you know that more than 90 percent of the environmental impact from a disposable plastic bottles happens before the consumer ever opens it? Dr. Allen Hershkowitz, a senior scientist at the U.S. Natural Resources Defense Council, explains that we often . . . → Read More: Bottled Water: Just How Bad Is It For The Environment And Our Health?

Happy National Tin Can Day!

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Yes you can recycle your cans!

But did you know that tomorrow was National Tin Can Day?

It might seem a little silly to have a day in praise of the tin can, but look . . . → Read More: Happy National Tin Can Day!

Top tips for saving energy at home

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With news that several energy providers going to increase their electricity prices, it’s time to have a look at how you can save energy – and money – at home. It doesn’t take much to save a little here and there, and . . . → Read More: Top tips for saving energy at home

Wishing all our customers a Happy New Year

From all at L’Arche Brecon wishing you all a Warm and Peaceful New Year!

New life for old books

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There comes a time when every book starts to fall apart and it just isn’t worth trying to save.  There’s many other copies in better condition and there’s nothing about THAT specific copy that merits repairing a broken binding or putting up . . . → Read More: New life for old books

Woman Has Used the Same Christmas Tree Every Year Since 1928

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In this age of consumerism, particularly around the holiday season, sometimes its easy to forget that the things we’ve used the longest often have the most value to us — but the virtues of reuse just seem come naturally to some . . . → Read More: Woman Has Used the Same Christmas Tree Every Year Since 1928

The Greener Option for Christmas Trees

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With Christmas Eve just one month away, and the British Christmas Tree Growers Association (BCTGA) warning of a Christmas tree shortage, it is time to think about which tree to get: real or fake?

Over six million real trees are bought every Christmas, . . . → Read More: The Greener Option for Christmas Trees

Ecover Partners With Eco-Fashion Designer Ada Zanditon

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Ecological cleaning brand Ecover has just announced their partnership with eco-fashion designer Ada Zanditon. The partnership was formed to show consumers that there is more to eco-fashion than choosing the right fabric and designer, it is also how you care for your clothes that . . . → Read More: Ecover Partners With Eco-Fashion Designer Ada Zanditon

Recycled Gifts

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The ultimate recycled gift! Rebound books are individually and uniquely created from original publications.

We remove the spines from the original book and using a quality reclaimed paper, intersperse (or interleaf as we like to say) blank pages with selected pages . . . → Read More: Recycled Gifts