Using valuable land as a waste management dumping zone is becoming a serious environmental problem. The build up and release of greenhouse gases from land waste poses a serious environmental impact risk that could lead to a dangerous shift in ecological balances and adversely effect human health. Changing our current course in waste management toward more practical, sustainable solutions is the only logical step forward if we hope to combat the effects our waste is having. The question is, how?Read More
Take your eye off any patch of your carefully tended garden and the lawn grows long, dandelions surge out of the ground and some kind of knotweed or ivy is chasing its way through the undergrowth, throttling your darling little plants.
As lovely as ivy can be I have a personal grudge. It goes way back to a flat I bought in Innsbruck, Austria. Ivy cascaded romantically down the balcony and over one side of the building, perched there overlooking the snowy Alps...Read More
5 simple Ways to reduce the amount of plastic waste
Start by taking out your kids into a wild space and help to clean it up. Do so now, before they grow up cynical and have to search for self-serving reasons to pick up other people's litter. Today on the third day of 30 Days Wild Emma and I filled two plastic bags of rubbish during a 25 minute stroll...Read More
Every time I go for a walk I see rubbish. Every time I go for a walk, I Pass rubbish and I tut, in a sort of self-satisfied way.
I regularly ask myself; how could people be so crass as to drop litter? Why don't they pick it up?
The question I never asked is; why don't I pick it up?Read More