Friday 25 November is a nightmare for the indecisive among us. On one hand Black Friday means the discount-fuelled, frenzied start of the Christmas shopping season. On the other Buy Nothing Day is an invitation to pledge to escape the “shopalypse” for 24 hours.
We’ve reduced plastic bag waste – let’s do the same for coffee cup waste and recycle takeaway coffee cups. Coffee chains are being hypocritcal when they claim their cups are recyclable.
Thousands of old landfills could be at risk of leaking out waste and contaminants into rivers and estuaries as sea levels rise, new research shows.