food, Health, recycling, textiles

The Big Compost Experiment – Take Part Today

The BIG Compost Experiment“About The ExperimentWe would like you to help us investigate the role and effectiveness of biodegradable and compostable packaging. The first partof the experiment is a short survey: We want to know what you think of biodegradable plastics, what you do with them, and if you ever compost them yourself. If you… Continue reading The Big Compost Experiment – Take Part Today

energy, Event, general, Health

10 Part Series from the Royal Society Of Medicine

An online series from RSM "On 16 March 2021, The Royal Society of Medicine launched a new 10-part series focusing on climate change. Whilst the world is currently in the grip of the worst health crisis in living memory, the growing climate change emergency poses a far greater threat to the health of humanity.”You can view… Continue reading 10 Part Series from the Royal Society Of Medicine

energy, general, Health, recycling, textiles

Colossal amount” of greenhouse gases generated by PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://sustainablehealthcare.org.uk/news/2021/03/reviewing-ways-reduce-“colossal-amount”-greenhouse-gases-generated-ppe-supplied-nhsA year on, and only now are has there been talk of ways of reusing some ‘single use’ PPE, such as face masks.  A YEAR! Over 3 billion pieces of personal protective equipment were used between February and August 2020, resulting in over 106,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents  Scenario modelling indicated that the carbon… Continue reading Colossal amount” of greenhouse gases generated by PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic

general, Health, transport

Telford & Wrekin Active Travel Survey.

This is Telford’s latest consultation survey. We urge you to take time and fill in as much detail as possible. And share the link with everyone.The survey covers cycling, walking, and jogging, with plenty of opportunity  to comment in detail. There is also a opportunity to mention issues faced as a disabled user of paths etc, and… Continue reading Telford & Wrekin Active Travel Survey.

energy, Health, transport

Ebike Owners use their cars less

Author - as an eBike owner myself, who doesn’t have a car at the moment, I’m inclined to agree!A six month study has shown that purchasers of electric bikes increased their cycling journeys from 2.1km to 9.2km per day on average. E-cycling as a share of all kms travelled increased from 17 to 49 percent… Continue reading Ebike Owners use their cars less