The Vera-Bee Buzz
Did you know that switching to a green energy provider is one of the most effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint and possibly your bills too? Some of the cheapest energy suppliers are green ones. Green energy is generated from natural resources like sunlight, wind and water. Unlike traditional fuel sources, these are renewable, so they will never run out, and they cause less pollution.
Most wrapping paper is designed to be used once and binned. Even though it is paper and most people will put it in the recycling, it will still end up in landfill. This is because the fibres are not strong enough to recycle and the paper is often dyed, laminated and contains colouring, glitter and plastics. Plus it will normally have plastic sticky tape attached to it. In the UK, we send 5 million tonnes of paper to landfill every year and on average, it takes 6 mature trees to make a tonne of paper - that’s 30 million trees!