Are incinerators good for the environment?

  Published:  30 Mar 2021     |       3 minute read
Across the UK, incinerators are being given the green light by councils. With low-income and minority communities disproportionately bearing the brunt of the pollution coming from these wood and waste-burning plants, Shaista Hussain looks at one city’s battle to protect local people from a new incinerator.

Beauty and the beast: plastic-free bathroom

  Published:  09 Apr 2018     |       Last updated:  30 Jun 2022     |       7 minute read     |         |     Roisin Mcloughlin
Plastic cotton buds may be a thing of the past, but plastic waste is still a problem in the bathroom – from toothpaste tubes to shampoo bottles. Can you ditch plastic without sacrificing your beauty regimen?

7 benefits of recycling

  Published:  29 Mar 2018     |       Last updated:  05 Sep 2022     |       3 minute read
From the pollution produced by landfills to the devastating effects of plastic in our oceans, we urgently need to stem the flow of rubbish pouring into our environment. Here's a reminder of why recycling is such a good thing – for you and the planet.