Recycling

Flintshire County Council plans to fine residents for landfill waste- Helen Tandy

I live in Broughton, Flintshire, Wales which is just over the English/Welsh border. During August and September I spent a lot of time researching zero waste and recycling based around – The Rubbish Diet, Zero Waste Week, Recycle Week and Waste Less Live More Week.…read more… see my blog.. One thing that became very apparent speaking to… Continue reading Flintshire County Council plans to fine residents for landfill waste- Helen Tandy

Pumpkin Rescue · Zero Waste

The scariest thing about Halloween is how much Pumpkin is wasted, lets change that this year! – Helen Tandy

My September was all about waste. I went from the Zero Waste Week to Recycle Week to Waste Less Live More Week, all the time reading and learning more about reducing consumption, recycling more and working towards a zero waste life. Although the month soon passed, it’s now already half way through October, I’m going… Continue reading The scariest thing about Halloween is how much Pumpkin is wasted, lets change that this year! – Helen Tandy

Goodlife Experience · Save the Bees · Uncategorized

It was buzzing at The Goodlife Festival this year- see why – Helen Tandy

The Saturday and Sunday team worked hard getting support with over 200 petitions to ban pesticides from across the UK. The Goodlife Experience, takes place each year on the Gladstone Estate in Hawarden. The Chester FoE team have attended the event since the very start, our bees get a lot of attention. We also raised over £461… Continue reading It was buzzing at The Goodlife Festival this year- see why – Helen Tandy

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Find out why a Giant Bee was at Chester Zoo on Friday- Helen Tandy

The team had a fantastic day with Chester Zoo last Friday, it was just a shame we were not able to make it to both days. Our Giant Bee was out and about, saying hello to the children, either making their day or making them run away (Mostly the former). We’ve been involved in the… Continue reading Find out why a Giant Bee was at Chester Zoo on Friday- Helen Tandy

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September, the month of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – Helen Tandy

We now live in a world of mixed messages, we are encouraged to recycle, to reduce the rubbish going to landfill but then we also live in an increasingly throwaway society. Shops over-package things, as we are more interested in what an item looks like on the outside then the product inside. What do we… Continue reading September, the month of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – Helen Tandy