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OpenIDEO: The Recycling Challenge

April 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Green Living, Recycle Now

OpenIDEO is an open innovation platform, aimed at solving big challenges for the social good. Challenges include the environment, health, people, business and technology. The platform is a global community, that welcomes ideas, inspiration and opinions from everyone, in order to solve the problems together. The Recycling Challenge Recycling is a simple way that everyone can […]

Top 5 Ways to Reuse Your Gift Wrap

January 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Eco & Green Tips, Green Living, Recycle Now

If you still have mounds of gift wrapping paper left over from all the opened presents over the Christmas period, and are unsure on what to do with it, then check out the top five ways to reuse this below. 1. Recycle Use you local recycling points to do this, and if you are able […]

Freecycle.org

October 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Eco & Green Tips, Green Living, Recycle Now

Freecycle.org is a network that promotes waste reduction in an effort to help save the landscape being taken over by landfills by reusing and recycling items.

Remarkable: Eco Product Makers

Remarkable  is a UK eco-manufacturing company that make high quality,  everyday products from a UK based factory. The company only manufactures recycled products from UK waste, in the UK. The products are economically friendly, as well as being produced from recycled, biodegradable, certified sustainable, organic, natural and Fair-trade materials. Renewable energy products include torches, chargers, calculators […]

Ella’s Kitchen Brigade – An Innovative Recycling Fundraising Scheme

Ella’s Kitchen Brigade is a recycling fundraising scheme designed to save used baby food pouches from landfills in the United Kingdom and recycle them into new useful products. TGF are delighted to announce that Ella’s Kitchen Brigade has reached the 500,000 milestone in terms of the number of pouches saved! 

Recycling for Reforestation with Fashion For Home

Here at TGF we are huge fans of campaigns that strive to take care of our beautiful environment. Thus when we heard about the company, Fashion For Home and their simply wonderful work we had to share the news with all of our readers… Fashion For Home aim to make exclusive designer furniture affordable for everyone […]

Recycling Bins

June 30, 2013 by  
Filed under Recycle Now

It’s great that more and more councils are embracing the need to recycle more of our waste.  Every council seems to have a different system, recycle different things and have a different range of collection bins.  More and more councils are moving towards using wheelie bins and inevitably they need to be stored outside the […]

Hand Me Down Kid

May 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Family, Featured Posts, Recycle Now

Recently we ran an offer where if you made a donation to help save the lambs we would give you a post on TGF.  Karan from www.handmedownkid.co.uk did just that. Hand Me Down Kid is a FREE listings website for gently used children’s and babies items where you can sell unlimited pieces for FREE or buy quality […]

The Bottled Wishes Exhibition 2013

The Bottled Wishes exhibition is being held from Wednesday 24 April – Friday 24 May 2013, at Global Action Plan’s offices, near Covent Garden, London. Bottled Wishes was created as part of the Friends of Glass campaign, the consumer engagement initiative run by British Glass, the trade body for the glass manufacturing industry. It will take […]

The Biscuit Wrapper Round Up – Calling all Biscuit Lovers!

I am a huge biscuit lover and love nothing more then a piece of shortbread with a cup of tea. Shockingly it has never crossed my mind how many biscuit wrappers I must produce as a result of my love for delicious biscuits.Biscuit wrappers are recyclable, unfortunately despite this very little mixed plastic recycling is […]

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