We’re hearing a lot these days about sustainability, Eco living, saving the planet, war on waste, plastic bags, recycling and a lot more. All these issues are part of something much bigger; to use a time-worn phrase, it’s all about living within our means.
Posts tagged with "environment"
While clearing out my room for a move, I found 32 old plastic membership cards hidden away in my drawers and cupboards – are they really necessary?
On what’s set to be the hottest day of the year so far, we’re discussing open supermarket fridges. Are they wasting energy?
Food waste can cause just as much damage to the planet as plastic waste, but not everyone has, or can have, a food waste bin. Is yours going straight to landfill?
Waitrose is trialling allowing customers to bring their own refillable containers for fruit and veg, pasta, cereals, coffee and wine. Do you back its initiative?
How much do we know about the chemicals in our homes? How dangerous are they? Our guest, Mary Creagh MP, wants to hear your views.
You told us you didn’t like our plastic magazine wrappers – we listened and agreed. After research and testing, we’ve decided a compostable potato-based wrapper is the one for us. What do you think?
Interest in ethical and environmental issues has never been greater. Our reviews need to change. Here’s why we can’t ignore product sustainability.
There’s been growing concern this year about glitter and its effect on the environment. Is it time phase out the sparkly microplastic?
Cordless appliances are handy and popular, but they’re powered by lithium-ion batteries, which are hard to recycle. Are we storing up the next environmental disaster?
The work Which? does, whether testing products or campaigning for change, doesn’t only protect consumers today, but has an impact on the future.
If you’re reading this in Wales, give yourself a pat on the back. Wales has the third-best recycling rate in the world – what makes it so good?
John Lewis will start buying back old and unwanted clothing in a drive to reduce waste. What do you do with your unwanted or worn-out clothes?
The 100% biodegradable Choose Water bottle reportedly decomposes within three weeks, so could it be the solution to our plastic water bottle problem? Here, in a guest post, Choose Water’s founder and director, James Longcroft, explains more…