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Can Plastic Straws Be Recycled?

If you’ve been out to a café, restaurant or bar lately, there’s a good chance you’ll have been given a plastic straw with your drink. Plastic straws first became popular in the UK in the 1960s after they took over from paper straws, and it’s estimated that “Britain uses around 8.5 billion of them a …

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Gift in wrapping paper

Guide to Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper

There’s nothing quite as exciting as seeing a pile of beautifully packed gifts under the tree at Christmas. Or placing a gorgeously wrapped gift into the hands of your loved ones and watching their faces light up as they see what is hiding inside. But unless you’re choosing greener, plastic-free, environmentally conscious gift wrapping or …

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