The Vera-Bee Buzz
We know that when it comes to doing your bit to help the Planet and ensure our future, the information can be overwhelming. So, here are our top five things you can do right now which will have the greatest impact.
1: Switch to a green energy supplier and cut your energy usage
Did you know that this 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.
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!