Posts tagged with ‘environment’

  • Bird-loving brits urged to boost biodiversity and save feathered friends

    By GCU on April 15, 2021
    With spring firmly on our doorstep, Homebase, the homes and gardens expert, has revealed there’s a lack of knowledge when it comes to the UK’s bird population, with one in 20 Brits unable to identify any of the most commons birds, from blackbirds to robins.   But all is not lost. Over the last 12 months, there has been a […]
  • LifestyleGarden introduces outdoor range from ocean plastic

    By GCU on April 23, 2019
    Our planet is facing a plastic pollution crisis, LifestyleGarden has said, and each year we produce 300 million tonnes of plastic waste – that’s nearly the same weight as the entire world population. Predictions show that unless something is done to reduce this, we will have created four times as much plastic waste by 2050. It’s a well-known fact that […]
  • Bransford Webbs announces its zero to landfill status

    By GCU on March 14, 2019
    The Bransford Webbs Plant Company has announced its environmental credentials and have achieved the BS8555 accreditation for environmental management for ten consecutive years, having first achieved this important certification back in 2008. Its environmental objectives are reviewed and updated on an annual basis and the company has said it remains essential that it proactively chooses the most environmentally friendly methods of production as possible. Among other […]
  • Kingfisher bans metaldehyde

    By GCU on March 13, 2019
    Parent company of B&Q, Kingfisher plc, has today announced it will stop selling products that contain metaldehyde across its 1,200 stores and replace them with environmentally-friendly alternatives. The move follows three years of collaboration and product development with suppliers. This marks the latest milestone in Kingfisher’s Sustainable Growth Plan which sets out its goal to phase out harmful chemicals and become a […]
  • Smidge launches 90 eco-friendly products at Spring Fair

    By GCU on February 7, 2019
    Driven by the desire to reduce the consumption of single use plastic, new brand Smidge launched 90 products which were on display at Spring Fair 2019. The range covers a wide variety of categories from ‘on the go’ through to everyday household usage. Including a unique 100% bio-degradable and recyclable formulation that means no plastic or melamine makes it into […]