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The Great British Beach Clean September 20th-23rd 2019

We are always delighted to help support and promote Beachwatch. Our charity partner's the Marine Conservation Society's annual national beach cleaning and litter survey programme, where people all around the UK can care for their local beach and coastline.  Marine wildlife is under threat from the pollution and litter in our seas, with hundreds of species accidentally eating or becoming entangled in, amongst other things, plastic and fishing detritus. Litter strewn beaches harm tourists and tourism as well, so we all have a part to play in turning the tide on beach litter. This year there are hundreds of events taking place on the weekend of Sept 20th-23rd all over England, Scotland and Wales. Read on to find out how...

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 Sally's Natural, Kitchen Cleaning Recipes. Ever since we started  running our Zero Waste Inspiration series on Instagram, we've had a steady stream of people asking about some of the homemade cleaning products that we featured on stories. Sally who looks after Global WAKEcup's instagram has pulled together the ingredients and steps to make them. Take it away Sally... Hi Everyone! I started doing this for 2 reasons, firstly to reduce waste the number of plastic bottles filled with cleaning products, but also because I have eczema on my hands so have to avoid most chemicals. I basically have 2 different cleaners I make myself. One with vinegar to give things a thorough clean, and the other is a degreaser which is...

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