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David Attenborough: Our Zero Waste Hero

Photo by Gavin Thurston Last week, natural treasure Sir David Attenborough joined Instagram, and broke a world record for the fastest account to reach 1 million followers (previously held by Jennifer Anniston). His debut post was an IGTV addressing the camera with a simple statement that after over sixty years on television, he will be using this new format of communication to drive home the urgency of facing the climate and biodiversity crisis head on.  Celebrating the beauty, and ultimately the fragility of the natural world for decades, Attenborough is now perhaps most memorable for his iconic Blue Planet series which mobilised countless people to take action on the plastic that threatens our shared oceans. In Blue Planet II, Attenborough...

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20 Simple Zero Waste Home Hacks

7th-11th September marks this year's Zero Waste Week, an annual drive to raise awareness of the impact of waste on our shared planet. The campaign aims to mobilise a global community of eco warriors to minimise waste and shift towards the economy, so naturally we're taking part and sharing our top tips so you can join the Zero Waste Week adventure!The most important thing to remember in your zero waste journey is the five R's: refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle, rot. Follow this formula, and you're well on your way towards an eco-conscious lifestyle that makes a positive impact on the environment and within your community. However, we know how difficult (and expensive!) it can be to implement zero waste habits once you start noticing...

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Welcome Back WAKEcup!

As you may have noticed, our Instagram page @GlobalWAKEcup recently closed and sadly we have been unable to recover it.. Instead of paying the scammers and giving them the finances to target others, we decided to take a stand against those who choose to extort small businesses and will be donating the full amount requested to our good friends at Marine Conservation Society.

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15 Easy Eco Swaps for Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is a global movement of eco-warriors who want to start their journey to zero waste living by avoiding single-use plastics for a whole month. By 2050, there could be more plastic in the oceans than fish if we don't take action now, but individual action isn't always easy. Plastic creeps into pretty much every part of our daily lives without us even realising it. To get you set up for Plastic Free July success, here are 15 easy and affordable swaps you can make in the kitchen, bathroom and when out and about.  Zero waste at home 1.  First, tackle your cleaning products. Pick up some glass pump and spray bottles, and create your own cleaning solutions using simple natural ingredients. This pack of two refillable...

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World Oceans Day 2020: Why We Need to #ProtectOurHome

World Oceans Day takes place on Monday 8th June 2020. It’s vital that we rally together around the world to help regenerate our blue planet; scientists say that oceans can be restored to their former glory within 30 years, but only if we accelerate conservation efforts now. Read on to find out how to get involved in the fight to #ProtectOurHome.

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