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November 4, 2019

Does the stuff you put in your recycling bin really get recycled? How is plastic separated from paper, cardboard from drinks cans?

A quick answer to the first question is: yes, it really does get recycled. For answers to the second question, read on.

The Borough Council...

August 3, 2019

 In 2007, Professor David King, then chief scientific advisor to the UK government stated. 

Avoiding dangerous climate change is impossible – dangerous climate change is already here. The question is, can we avoid catastrophic climate change?

Year after ye...

May 6, 2019

We are eroding the very foundations of economies, livelihoods, food security, health and quality of life worldwide.

Robert Watson, the Chair of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (Ibpes)

This is the stark warning issued i...

March 17, 2019

Hopefully the notion that Greens have to dress in itchy sack-like garments and old boots is way out of date. There are Green fashionistas out there, indistinguishable from everyone else. The fashion industry itself is coming to realise that it needs to do something abo...

February 20, 2019

Many older people lead active, fulfilling lives well into what could be considered old age. And, as we have read in the media, many are financially more secure than younger people. But while generational inequity undoubtedly exists, many older people, particularly thos...

December 21, 2018

“We envision a country underpinned by well-funded, locally-led public services providing care and support for all - a society rooted in kindness.”

Green Party Political Programme

Currently, care and support seem horribly lacking for some of the most vulnerable in our soc...

June 4, 2018

“In 2013 the UK was home to 6 billion items of clothing, roughly a hundred per adult; a quarter of these never leave the wardrobe.” (Frank Trentmann, Empire of Things).

Every now and again you may go through your clothes and throw a bundle into the bin outside the super...

April 10, 2018

Plastic is a problem, with visible and hidden impact,  and is rightly the focus of much attention. But course it’s not the only material that harms the environment. There’s all the other stuff we buy, use for a while and then probably throw away, with its constituent m...

March 11, 2018

A humble cabbage costing 50p neatly protected in a thick plastic wrapping? Cheese wrapped once in film, then weighed and placed in a plastic bag to be labelled?

There has been much talk lately about the amount of plastic packaging used by supermarkets, but, as even the...

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