Tag Archives: recycling

Maker space

The other night I popped around the corner to the local maker space.  I was after some wood to complete repairs to my garden shed which have taken me a large part of the summer.  They didn’t have what I … Continue reading

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Looking at plastics

Looking at plastics, the second of our big environmental problems.  The first thing to say is the problem is an enormous one.  Its really not possible to go anywhere without seeing plastic waste.  The plastics problem falls into two parts.  … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – biochar from poop

Biochar was seen as one of the miracle cures for climate change nearly 10 years ago.  Like so many eco solutions greatly exaggerated claims were made about its ability to solve the climate crisis.  George Monbiot who hates all miracle … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – ocean plastics recycled

As has been mentioned on this blog before ocean plastics are a real problem.  Marine animals can be killed when they swallow them and by doing so chemicals in them enter the food chain.  In at least one place in … Continue reading

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The Clangers

The Clangers was (and is in its new incarnation) a British animated stop go animated children’s series.  It involves small pink creatures formed of wool that live on a bleak moon down burrows, eating blue string pudding and a green … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- landfill

Landfill sites all over the UK are closing due to soaring rates of recycling.  Ironically today we got our new smaller bin for non-recoverable waste.  This is clearly marked for landfill as I suspect this makes a difference as far … Continue reading

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