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Travel Smarter September

A Platinum approach to sustainable living: 70 years in perspective

30 May 2022

By RJ Heron

To mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, we think about how attitudes towards sustainability have changed since 70 years ago. The world has changed drastically during the past seven decades, and with these changes, our environment has suffered consequences.

Buckingham Palace

Our changing climate is bad news for hay fever sufferers

26 May 2022

By RJ Heron

One in five of us experience hay fever symptoms at some point. These symptoms can be worsened due to climate change and increased pollution levels. With the current shortage of hay fever medication, we explore what alternative relief to hay fever nature can provide.

Bee within a sunflower collecting pollen

Are you glove aware?

04 May 2022

By RJ Heron

Gloves and other PPE are essential in protecting ourselves and our patients, but how can we think about our glove use in a sustainable way to ensure we also protect the planet?

Gloves used in laboratory

Pies, glorious pies

03 March 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

British Pie Week is 7th March – get creative with these healthier pies

Pies, glorious pies

How bad are bananas?

02 March 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Mike Berners Lee's classic book How Bad are Bananas is a great way to inform your choices to reduce your impact on the environment.

banana

Show the earth some love this Valentine's Day

14 February 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

The Earth needs love too! Every Feb the 14th we create tonnes of waste in the name of Love, let's do it differently for 2022.

earth

12 ways of Christmas

10 December 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

In a little twist on the traditional 12 days of Christmas, we are sharing 12 ways to make your Christmas a little bit greener…

ways of christmas

Five Reasons to Walk to Work

06 September 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Travel Smarter September is our campaign to encourage people to ditch the car for less carbon intensive options. Walking has to be the best way to get from A to B when comes to being low carbon. We share five reasons why walking to work is the sensible choice.

Five Reasons to Walk to Work

Zero Waste Life in 5 easy steps

15 July 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Zero waste living is possible as US blogger Mailyn reveals. Her five R's of zero waste are easy to follow for everyone....

Zero Waste Life in 5 easy steps

Lunch is the break your day needs

19 May 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Take a lunch break and you’ll find that time is on your side.

Lunch is the break your day needs

Healthy at 50+ Your top tips

17 May 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

As we get older and move past 50 it get harder to maintain our health, but it isn’t impossible and sometimes easier than you think…

Healthy at 50+ Your top tips

Meat-low rather than meat free

10 May 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

If giving up meat entirely feels like a big ask, go meat-low instead and reap the health benefits

Meat-low rather than meat free

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