How to Reduce Plastic Waste This Summer

Plastic Waste ‘Goes Up By 40% During the Summer’ – Here’s How to Reduce Your Consumption Summer is almost here and that can only mean it’s the season for picnics, BBQ’s and generally being outside. Although the sun is a welcome sight and is essential for our vitamin D production, the season also means our use of plastic increases. Even though single-use plastic is convenient, it’s effect on the environment can...

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The Importance of Looking After your Gut

How often do you consider the health of your gut? Until something is wrong, it is easy to forget about this vital system within the body. However, the gut plays a very important role in the body, helping to process food and distribute the essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients. It is also thought to be critical to a healthy mental outlook, so much so that it has earned the title...

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Five Easy Plastic Swaps to Make Today

Ever since David Attenborough released Blue Planet II, the issue of plastic pollution has been firmly in the public consciousness. Up until then, many of us had not realized the true impact of our throw-away culture and even now, plastic is seen as an irreplaceable product. It is absolutely vital in some situations, for example, fire-fighters wear special plastic-based uniforms to protect them from fires and medical supplies are required...

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The Countdown to Dehydration: How Long Can You Survive Without Water?

The average length of time that most people could survive without water is three days. Few people could last longer than this, and it is widely accepted that nobody could last a whole week. This includes sources other than pure H20, taking into account moisture found in food and the environment around us. So, what does the path to dehydration death look like? Feeling Thirsty? The very first sign that you are...

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The Pantone Urine Colour Chart – What Does it Mean?

If you are a fan of interior design, or you have ever spent time choosing a paint colour for your home, you will be familiar with those small cardboard colour charts. Every single colour in the world of interior design, fashion, art and creative industry has been logged by a company called Pantone. They give every shade a name and number – if they don’t have the colour you are...

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How Has the Pandemic Affected the Climate Crisis?

The worldwide lockdown represented a unique opportunity for the world to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and give the environment a break. While early reports suggested that COVID had been instrumental in reducing air pollution, concerns about the climate continue to build. So, what is the current situation and how has the pandemic influenced this? The Bad News First The past 40 years has seen an incredible rise in the earth’s temperatures,...

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