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Get rid of baths
Do not take baths, take showers. You will save about half the amount of water that you would if you were taking a bath.

Call for a climate action plan in your local area

We’re facing a climate emergency – the greatest ever threat to our existence and a disaster for the natural world.

A comprehensive climate action plan is long overdue. But instead our government keeps making climate-wrecking decisions – like supporting airport expansion and funding the fossil fuel industry overseas.

That’s why we urgently need local […]

Where does recycling and rubbish from the UK go?

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Published on the BBC News website on the 30th September 2019

 

Waste company Biffa has been fined £350,000 for sending household waste, including used nappies and sanitary towels, to China. The waste was illegally labelled as paper.

So how much of the UK’s waste is recycled, and how much […]

Call for 1m people to join UK's biggest mass tree-planting campaign

Woodland Trust urges volunteers to grab a spade and help tackle the climate crisis

By 2025, the Woodland Trust hopes to have planted a tree for every person in the country. Photograph: Laurie Campbell/The Woodland Trust

Published on The Guardian website on the 23rd September 2019 Story by Fiona Harvey, Environment Correstpondent

 

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