Tag Archive for 'packaging'

Great fun at The Gallery’s “bits ‘n’ bobs” workshop. Toys don’t have to be expensive – youthful creativity gives new life to discarded materials

October 13th, 2010 by Alice Carre

So many of us no longer make things.  We sit behind a desk all day typing into a computer or shuffling papers on a desk, and then we go home exhausted and sit in front of the box. Many psychologists tell us that humans need to make things.  It gives us dexterity, engages our creativity, […]

TED presentation by Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic?

October 2nd, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Community Bag Partnership (GCBP)

May 19th, 2010 by Rosie

THE GUERNSEY COMMUNITY BAG PARTNERSHIP (GCBP) is a collaboration between the Guernsey Climate Action Network (G-CAN) and local retailers with the aim of encouraging shoppers to make the switch from disposable plastic carrier bags to reusable shopping bags. Our long-term aim is to see an end to the free distribution of disposable carrier bags in […]

Plastic Bag facts

February 19th, 2008 by Rosie

One hundred thousand animals die each year from plastic. After an animal dies from ingesting plastic the body decomposes and the plastic is then released back into the environment to kill another animal. 46,000 pieces of plastic debris floats on or just below the surface of every square mile of the world’s oceans. 47% of […]