Environmental

What happens to my recycled waste after it’s collected?

November 14, 2012 Envirofone post thumbnail

Recycling is becoming increasingly important in the UK and across the world. Recycling allows us to reduce the amount of natural resources that we take from the earth, as well as using less energy than creating new products, which helps …

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How Resourceful Are We?

April 27, 2012 Envirofone post thumbnail

Hands holding earth

Recently planet Earth welcomed its seven-billionth child. As more and more of the world’s resources are devoted to sustaining our growing population, and during a time when finances are tight, let’s ask the question: how resourceful are we? And how …

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Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

March 29, 2012 Envirofone post thumbnail

Recycling Point

Let’s face it, everyone is feeling the pinch in their pockets as prices continue to rise. Buying a new outfit or accessories for every occasion just isn’t possible, even by shopping in the cheapest of outlets. A whole new movement …

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iFatigue

December 14, 2011 Envirofone post thumbnail

Has your Apple iPhone gone rotten? Has your BlackBerry gone all sour? Well a blast from the past is set to bring the fun back to your mobile!

We all remember the Christmas of 1999 when scores of us woke …

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Nappy days are here again!

September 19, 2011 Envirofone post thumbnail

Here at Envirofone we love a good recycling scheme and the latest one we’ve read about comes in the form of disposable nappies!

Don’t ‘poo poo’ the idea just yet! A unique recycling plant is turning used nappies into …

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Bling really is out of this world!

September 9, 2011 Envirofone post thumbnail

Gold, platinum, silver and diamonds are worth big bucks. Musicians rap about bling, girls go mad for jewels, while lads go mad at the soaring cost of gems and trinkets.

New information this week however may justify the price tag …

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Are use-by dates past it?!

August 15, 2011 Envirofone post thumbnail

Today is a turning point in the war against waste food. A new ‘magic’ ingredient has been discovered by scientists, which could wave goodbye to mouldy cheese, rotten eggs and use-by dates.

The natural preservative, named Bisin, is believed to  …

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Planet Girth!

July 8, 2011 Envirofone post thumbnail

As it’s summer, here in the Envirofone we’ve ditched the crisps and cosy nights in sat slumped in front of the TV. Instead we’re snacking on all things healthy – apples, rice crackers and the like – in a bid …

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Holidaying at home

June 16, 2011 Envirofone post thumbnail

With petrol prices sky-high and the economy in a bad way, we’ve been looking for ways to cut back on costs this summer without cutting back on banter. Fancy a staycation anyone?

A survey carried out by The Times revealed …

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Lights out, all out!

May 9, 2011 Envirofone post thumbnail

Last month it was ‘lights out, all out’! No, we’re not talking about Paddy McGuinness’s hit Saturday night show ‘Take Me Out’, but about a much greener cause – Earth Hour.

Initiated in Australia in 2007, Earth Hour encourages …

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