Archive for the ‘ Action ’ Category

October 30th, 2012

To stop the recycling of things, why not buy a laptop once and when it’s time to upgrade just replace parts inside rather than the entire thing? Desktop PC manufacturers have been doing this for decades although it requires a few unscrewing and slotting things in skills. (more…)

October 4th, 2011

A new law has been introduced in Wales where every shopper will be forced to pay 5p for single use carrier bags.

The new law in Wales makes them the first country in the UK to introduce the charge on bags but it’s hoped that it will cut down on the amount of bags ending up at landfill each year.


July 29th, 2011

A new advert to promote the established recycling routes for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) will be on our TVs this Christmas. (more…)

June 21st, 2011

This week (20th June – 26th June) is National Recycle Week (NRW11) in the UK and the main aims are to help increase recycling rates and minimize waste. (more…)

February 22nd, 2010

Mobile Phones are very useful for human beings but very harmful to Gorillas. The majority of mobile phones contain a black metallic mineral called Coltan which is mined in the Congo, the homeland of endangered lowland gorillas.

What Exactly is Coltan?