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The microplastic mess we can’t ignore

Now that most of us have likely heard about it, even if we haven’t had the time (or the heart) to sit and watch it, it’s time to address the elephant in the room: BBC’s Drowning in Plastic. In it wildlife biologist Liz Bonnin raised a lot of issues with the plastic crisis, but the

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A quick guide to a plastic-free Halloween!

Children carrying plastic pumpkin baskets

The scariest day of the year is fast approaching, and while I know many people love the festivities of Halloween, I have to admit it isn’t my favourite. It’s like it was created just to make people spend a tonne of money, put on weight, and encourage people to fill their houses with as many

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10 easy ways to go zero waste at uni

A laptop and earphones on a cafe table

I recently saw an article that said about 1.6 billion disposable pens are thrown away in the US alone each year (and that was in 2013, you can find the article here). It’s just such an unimaginable amount, and as I’m starting back at uni this week, it really got me thinking about how damaging

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