‘Zero-Waste’ Society to End Landfill

'Zero-Waste' Society to End Landfill

In a waste strategy review, the new environment secretary says each local council should develop its own recycling scheme. Throwing rubbish such as drinks cans and leftover food into landfill wastes money and should not continue, the environment secretary, Caroline Spelman, said today. Announcing a new government review of England’s waste strategy, Spelman said putting […]

Dog Poo. What do we do?

Dog Poo. What do we do?

We all love our dogs but dog poo is big problem worldwide. Try walking down some of the narrow footpaths in Paris (but they do have motorised PooperScoopers!) or try walking in your favourite local Park. There’s a lot of it (dog poo that is)!  You can see the odd person picking up after their […]

Copşa Mică‪ – One of the Most Polluted Cities in Europe‬

Copşa Mică‪ - One of the Most Polluted Cities in Europe‬

The Copşa Mică works were two factories in the Transylvanian town of Copşa Mică, Sibiu County, Romania. The two were the town’s principal employers, but combined, they made it among the most polluted places in Eastern Europe. Soot from Carbosin encased Copşa Mică in a black covering, while metals from Sometra suffused the air, water […]