Many everyday household items are powered by batteries. So what is the greener choice for batteries and how should they be disposed at end of life. Read on to find out.
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Did you know that Q-tips should not be used to clean your ear? and that if you really need them for “non ear cleaning purposes” there are plastic free alternatives? and for those who really really must clean your ear then there are re-usable alternatives? So what are these alternatives to the cotton swab aka Q-tip aka cotton bud?
The varying codes on plastics can be confusing. But if there is a recycling symbol on the plastic then it should go in your recycling bin right? sadly wrong. In Australia, most councils only accept codes 1, 2 and 5.
A simple 5 step list to help Australians with their paper recycling.
Like many of you I embraced the recycling movement and have been diligently recycling for all of my adult life, or at least I thought I had! This article concerns one of my recycling oopsies – “shredded paper recycling”.
As awareness in the impact of plastic pollution to waterways and the creatures that live there grows, an area of growing concern is the use of soft plastic baits. This article reviews the problem areas and provides guidance on soft plastic bait alternatives.
This onslaught of catastrophe after catastrophe coupled with too little planet-wide action has shifted many deniers from denial to despair. And not just deniers. The shift to pessimism has reached such a level that the fight against climate change must now include a fight against climate change despair. The good news is that the case for hope exists not only to combat despair, it exists because there are many reasons for hope!