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Bywaters Climbing Three Peaks and Cycling to Brighton for charity

Ken Ogura

This summer the Bywaters family organised two charity events raising a massive £8,462 in support of Haven house children hospice. The charity cares for seriously ill babies and children by creating a loving and warm environment for them and their families while they go through the toughest of times. They really are a lifeline for so many local families and we are extremely proud to be supporting them.

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Go Plastic Free with Bywaters

Ken Ogura

To support the plastic-free movement, with an estimated 326 million participants in 177 countries, we at Bywaters will show you how you can go plastic-free this month and beyond.

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Recycling and Packaging Symbols and why they matter

Ken Ogura

There are so many recycling symbols in the UK, it can be confusing to know what to do. Our handy guide breaks down the symbols to make recycling easy.

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Why should we reuse plastic bags?

Ken Ogura

So why shouldn’t you just throw away your plastic bags after one use? It may seem counter-intuitive, but the environmental benefits of reusing plastic bags can far outweigh the convenience they offer. They can be used more than once, be reused indefinitely, and reduce the amount of plastic entering the environment.

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Sustainable Coffee Guide

Ben Beagley

There’s nothing better than a good cup of coffee in the morning. However, it isn’t necessarily the most environmentally-friendly drink in the world. So, what can you do to continue sipping on your java without harming the planet? We’ve got the solutions.

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Are all types of plastic bad?

Ben Beagley

Plastic is everywhere nowadays. We use it for almost everything, from shopping bags and food packaging, to cutlery, dinnerware and water bottles — it’s seemingly unavoidable. With the likes of David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg campaigning for change, we all know that synthetic materials aren’t good for the environment. But the question is, are all plastics bad? Here we explore whether this is true or not.

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What is the waste hierarchy?

Ben Beagley

Recycle, Incinerate, Upcycle, Reuse – there are so many terms used when disposing of waste that it’s difficult to know what to do. Luckily for you, there is an easy tool to ensure you’re as sustainable as possible – The Waste Hierarchy. 

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How to be more sustainable working from home

Bywaters

With thousands of employees working from home, it’s easy to believe we’re living more sustainably as a result. However, it’s not as simple as that. We’re having more screen time, takeaways, and parcels delivered than ever before, and these aren’t always eco-friendly. To help you be more sustainable while working from home, we’ve got some great tips for you.

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4 Tips for a more sustainable Easter

Ben Beagley

It’s Easter, what better time to relax and enjoy egg-cessive amounts of chocolate with your family. With all the egg-citement, it’s easy to forget the impact our actions have on the environment. To help reduce your impact this Easter, we have put together four helpful tips.

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5 DIY Tips to Decorate Your Home

Andrew Chu

We have spent more time at home over the past year, which has caused a DIY boom. There is a growing trend of upcycling reusable materials as home decorations. After all, it is one of the most sustainable ways to beautify your home. We have picked five of our favourite DIY ideas that you might want to try.

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Can lateral flow tests be disposed of with other non-recyclables?

Ken Ogura

The disposal of the lateral flow test kits and supporting PPE has been up for debate. Recent government advice has provided clarity on the required procedure.

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What is Anaerobic Digestion?

Ken Ogura

Anaerobic digestion is an environmentally friendly alternative to landfills, which may sound complicated but it is fairly simple to understand. Anaerobic digestion is a natural process which allows microorganisms to break down organic matter, releasing biogas which is then captured and converted into renewable energy.

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Our sustainable approach to supporting the NHS during the pandemic

Ben Beagley

The coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on healthcare waste management. Throughout a difficult year working on the frontline, Bywaters continues to offer a dynamic approach centred around sustainability.

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100+ Facts about recycling & sustainability

Ken Ogura

Temperature rising, sea levels increasing and wildlife slowly going extinct. Understanding the effects of global warming and how we can prevent it is extremely important to save our planet from environmental damage. Here are 100+ facts on recycling & sustainability to help you make an impact in the fight against global warming. 

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5 Tips for Staying Waste-Free at the Office

Geraldine Mills

We understand that living a sustainable life can be challenging, especially in the workplace. However, creating a carbon-neutral habit comes with added benefits, including increased productivity and better health. Here is how you can be more green in your office.

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