Blog - November 2013

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Plastic Bags

Wednesday 27th November 2013

Defra have reported that “Local authorities should be responsible for enforcing the plastic bag charge due to be introduced in England in 2015” The 5p charge will be introduced as of October 2015.

Try Buying British

Wednesday 13th November 2013

Whilst doing my weekly web research for green ideas to share with you, I stumbled across a new start up on Grist.org: “Desk Beer”. Their proposition being London brewed beer delivered directly to your desk on a Friday afternoon. This got me thinking: we know it’s better for the environment for us to buy British, local, in season etc, but how easy is it to get hold of these sorts of produce?

Hybrid Vehicle

Friday 8th November 2013

We’re excited to announce that we are using a new hybrid vehicle for making collections for Inmidtown Business Improvement District (or BID). This means that the impact of our collections on London’s air quality is reduced. BIDs are working all over the UK to help businesses in their districts to improve their environmental impact and reduce costs by buying services as a group.

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