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City councils advance clean air zones

Other than the 2030 target to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars, there is still need for changes in how we tackle climate change and air pollution. Many cities…

101 realistic ways to reduce use of plastic in your household

101 realistic ways to reduce use of plastic in your household

Oundle author Kim Grove has demonstrated that it’s never too late to make big changes in life, from education or career directions to small or impactful lifestyle choices. Inspired by…

Fashionistas consider impact of fast fashion

In the twenty-first century, the average person has approximately 103 items of clothing in her wardrobe. This is an extraordinary number of clothes, but it is no surprise considering the…

Veganism is UK’s biggest food trend

Veganism is UK’s biggest food trend

One of the biggest lifestyle changes that people are making right now, is the shift to veganism, consuming only plant-based products, and avoiding the purchase of items made from animal…

Demanding change for a sustainable future

Scientists are warning that we cannot wait to take action to combat the climate change crisis. More than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries say that urgent change is needed in…

Let wildlife flourish in verges

Let wildlife flourish in verges

While some people complain that the Highways department does not mow roadside verges enough, there is a growing lobby to let the grass grow and actively manage wild growth by…

Getting stuff fixed with Repair Cafes

Getting stuff fixed with Repair Cafes

Repair Cafes have burst onto the community scene, tackling our throwaway culture, and now there is one right here in Oundle, organised by local environmental group, Transition Oundle, as part…

Refill Revolution aims to change our shopping habits

Refill Revolution aims to change our shopping habits

Refill Revolution’s goal is to make sustainable shopping mainstream. Refill Revolution was originally founded in Market Harborough by Beth Lambert, a young mother who was concerned about reducing the waste…

Dental products waste can now be recycled

Oundle Waste Less, an environmental conservation organisation, has joined the Colgate Oral Care Recycling Scheme, a programme organised by TerraCycle. Refill Revolution at Oundle Wharf and Oundle Library are the…

Donate old phones to Oxfam for recycling

Have you replaced your phone, but do not know what to do with your old one? Most people upgrade their phones every two years and stash the old ones in…

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