‘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 […]

Think China’s Air is polluted?… Check out the Lakes.

Think China’s Air is polluted?… Check out the Lakes.

Water shortages and water pollution in China are such a problem that the World Bank warns of “catastrophic consequences for future generations.” Half of China’s population lacks safe drinking water. Nearly two thirds of China’s rural population – more than 500 million people – use water contaminated by human and industrial waste. Water consumed by […]