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December 2015

Ripple Cups

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:58+00:00 December 21st, 2015|News|

Ripple cups offer a triple layer – making it ideal for insulation and eliminating the need for a hot cup sleeve. With sizes ranging from 4oz-16oz, there’s a cup size for all types of hot drinks! Available in Kraft and Black colours the ripple design hot cups can be purchased with matching coloured lids. Pick [...]

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7 food trends to look out for in 2016

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:58+00:00 December 14th, 2015|News|

We saw the food on our plate slowly change in 2015, which has now moulded the possible food trends for 2016. 1. Keeping it Local Tipped to be one of the biggest food trends in 2016 – Consumers are becoming ever more intrigued about where their food comes from, so much so that we are [...]

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COP21 – In Numbers

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:58+00:00 December 9th, 2015|News|

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was opened for signature on the 9th May 1992 and has 194 parties. The Green Market Oracle created a short history of the UNFCC meetings. The parties to the convention have met annually since 1995 in the Conference of Parties (COP) in the hope to establish the progress with climate change, as well [...]

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Pop-ups, orange peel and African food

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:59+00:00 December 1st, 2015|News|

We spoke to the Groundnut team about African cuisine, how the pop-up model limits food waste and a circular economy story about orange peel. What is The Groundnut and why did you start it? The Groundnut is a project run by the three of us, Folayemi Brown, Duval Timothy and Jacob Fodio Todd. We host [...]

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November 2015

Consumer Views on Eco-Friendly Companies

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:59+00:00 November 18th, 2015|News|

71% of SMEs say they do not understand the importance of being eco-friendly, which could possibly have detrimental effects on the reputation of the business, as well as losing competitive advantage. There are more benefits included in the transition of turning your business green, SMEs claimed that 35% of their consumers responded positively when they become more environmentally friendly. The initial [...]

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Waste – The Perils and Blessings of Packaging.

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:59+00:00 November 17th, 2015|News|

  177 million tonnes a year. That is how much waste we in the UK generate every year according to Defra. Sending waste to landfill or incinerating it without energy recovery should ideally be the last resort – these processes are harmful because of the greenhouse gases they emit. We all recycle when our councils make it easy [...]

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Fancy A Catch-up? | Newsletter

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:59+00:00 November 11th, 2015|News|

Hello, Over the past few weeks we’ve been creating some eye catching eco graphics, speaking to a vegan and promoting upcycling ideas! 1. New Ecographics Library We’ve started to create a lovely ecographics library for everyone to share, topics range from 5p plastic bag charges to food waste with plenty more planned ahead. Let us know your [...]

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5 Food Waste Facts – That Would Change Your Eating Habits [Infographic]

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:59+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|News|

We were so inspired by the LoveFoodhatewaste, Greatist and Mashable UK information about food waste, we decided to make an infographic of our top 5 facts about food waste. 5 Facts About Food Waste Infographic Therefore it is important we try and reduce as much food waste as possible, however we do understand that sometimes it is just inevitable, so Recycle Now have [...]

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Can Veganism Contribute to a Sustainable Future?

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:59+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|News|

My name is Damien Clarkson, I am a 31 year old vegan, writer and entrepreneur. I have dedicated my career to helping organisations doing good in the world tell their story. Outside of work I am fairly normal guy, I occasionally run marathons and like riding bicycles. I follow Arsenal football club and I am [...]

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