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Plastic Straw Bans Won’t Solve The Pollution Crisis, But It’s A Start

Plastic straws are the symbol of single-use plastic in modern society. They cannot be recycled, and like most other forms of plastic, will never biodegrade.


This Market Uses Trash Instead Of Cash

The ‘Seaside Scavenge’ is revolutionising beach cleaning.


Straws: Why They Seriously Suck

Plastic straws made the ‘top ten’ items picked up on beach clean ups, and it’s not hard to see why.


Last Year I Failed Plastic Free July On The First Day. Here’s How To Avoid My Mistakes

5 tips on how to go plastic free for a whole month, from someone who's made the first timer mistakes for you.


More Than Half Of The World's Seabirds Have Ingested Plastic. This Woman Is Trying To Change That.

For more than a decade, Lavers has been collecting data and documenting on the very real impacts of plastic pollution on ocean-foraging birds.


How To Have The Ultimate Plant-Based Christmas

We've got a wealth of recipes when it come's to cooking a-grade veggie Christmas meals that everyone will enjoy.


A Nutloaf Recipe That’ll Impress Even The Most Diehard Meat Lovers

There are few things in this world with a worse reputation than the humble nutloaf. But this recipe could be the one to give the harshly judged festive dish a much-needed respite.


[Recipe] Festive And Refreshing Roasted Pineapple Salad

This roasted pineapple salad is a fantastic alternative to your usual Christmas dessert.


How To Make Plant Based Gravy

Is there anything more comforting that crispy, roast potatoes smothered in gravy?