Selfridges launches pop-up wedding store specialising in secondhand wedding outfits

Selfridges has launched a new pop-up wedding shop, specialising in secondhand wedding wear for brides, grooms and guests. The pop-up, called Resellfridges: The Wedding, which opened at the retailer’s flagship store on Oxford Street yesterday [2 August 2021] will last for five weeks. Part of the store’s Project Earth sustainability commitments, Resellfridges: The Wedding caters to brides, grooms and wedding guests looking for one-of-a-kind pre-loved and … Continue reading Selfridges launches pop-up wedding store specialising in secondhand wedding outfits

Continue on with plastic-free living beyond July with Ecovibe’s sustainable Starter Kits

Plastic Free July may have ended but there are numerous ways that you can continue plastic-free living beyond. If you are looking for inspiration, check out Ecovibe’s Starter Kits. Ecovibe are offering kits to help support your plastic-free or zero-waste lifestyle at home, with everything from a Bathroom Cleaning Kit with bath bombs and dissolvable plastic-free sachets which create antibacterial cleaning solutions; a Dish Washing Kit … Continue reading Continue on with plastic-free living beyond July with Ecovibe’s sustainable Starter Kits

10mile-long nature recovery corridor to be created in Cheshire

A 10 mile “nature recovery corridor” is to be created in Cheshire, restoring wetlands, traditional orchards, hedgerows, grasslands and wildflower meadows across the UK county. The nature recovery corridor – which will stretch from Chester to Ellesmere Port – will see Chester Zoo, in collaboration with partners across the region, restore a network of wildlife-rich habitat and contribute to the recovery of severely declining species … Continue reading 10mile-long nature recovery corridor to be created in Cheshire

International Tiger Day: Find out what you can do to help the conservation of tigers

Today [Thursday 29 July 2021] is officially International Tiger Day. The annual event, held by the WWF, aims to raise awareness of tiger conservation. From the world’s largest mangrove forests in the Sundarbans, to the snowy mountains in Northeast China and Russia, protecting wild tigers and their natural homes provides benefits for thousands of species and millions of people. As top predators, wild tigers play … Continue reading International Tiger Day: Find out what you can do to help the conservation of tigers

5 Sneaky Ways You’re Using Plastic… And 5 Solutions — The TerraCycle Blog

Plastic is responsible for many of the comforts we enjoy today, like cell phones, food supply, and modern medicine. Being lightweight and versatile, it’s no wonder that it’s so pervasive in our everyday life. Unfortunately, though, plastic has its downsides like anything else. The biggest concern with plastic is that it’s not biodegradable and only… 5 Sneaky Ways You’re Using Plastic… And 5 Solutions — The … Continue reading 5 Sneaky Ways You’re Using Plastic… And 5 Solutions — The TerraCycle Blog

Big Butterfly Count: UK-wide survey gets underway

Big Butterfly Count, a UK-wide survey aimed at helping assess the health of the environment simply by counting the amount and type of butterflies seen, is underway. The survey, which runs until 8 August, asks participants to simply count butterflies for 15 minutes during bright (preferably sunny) weather during the Big Butterfly Count. The timing for the Big Butterfly Count, which began on 16 July, … Continue reading Big Butterfly Count: UK-wide survey gets underway

Naked Takeaway: Reusable takeaway food containers scheme in Wales wins Cittaslow award

A pilot project offering takeaway food customers in Welsh towns the choice of ditching single-use plastic and cardboard packaging and opting for tiffin tins or aluminium pizza boxes has won the Cittaslow Chiocciola Orange 2021 Award. The Naked Takeaway scheme sees reusable food containers offered to customers in various food retailers in Mold and Caerwys, Wales. Working alongside Mold, Caerwys and Llangollen Town Councils and … Continue reading Naked Takeaway: Reusable takeaway food containers scheme in Wales wins Cittaslow award

Big Bee Challenge Weekend encouraging everyone to help create a better environment for pollinators

Big Bee Challenge Weekend, which takes place on Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, aims to encourage everyone to do one thing, large or small, to help the bees. BBC Radio 2’s Big Bee Challenge is a project to raise awareness and encourage listeners to help create a better environment to support bees and other pollinating insects. Around the UK, bees and other wild … Continue reading Big Bee Challenge Weekend encouraging everyone to help create a better environment for pollinators