Eco-Wednesday - don't do dishes

Eco-Wednesday: Don’t Wash the Dishes

Time for another of our eco-Wednesday top tips. Today it’s all about those dirty dishes that have a habit of piling up next to our sinks. According to an article on their website, Friends of the Earth actually recommend that you don’t wash dishes by hand. Instead, they suggest loading your dishwasher until it is…

cling film alternative

Eco-Wednesday: Cut Out Cling Film

Cling film is part of our everyday lives but is largely unnecessary as there are so many good alternatives that produce zero plastic waste. You could try storing leftover food in reusable pots, glass is better than plastic, and swap cling film for reusable beeswax wraps. These are now widely available and relatively inexpensive when…

Eco-Wednesday: Saving Energy at Home

It might surprise you but one of the simplest things you can do to help the environment is to turn down your home thermostat a little. In the UK, we tend to be a little over zealous with the central heating and it has huge repercussions in terms of energy usage. If you’re cold, try…

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Eco-Wednesday: Recycling In the Bathroom

As part of our eco-Wednesday feature, we will be giving ideas and advice on how you can make your home and lifestyle more environmentally friendly. Most Brits are now pretty savvy with kitchen recycling but recent research claims that our bathroom waste is being missed from our recycling regimes. More than 30,000 tons of widely…

Eco-Wednesday: Thinking Outside the Compost Box

So, you’re already recycling and you’ve got your reusable coffee cup but perhaps you’re wondering what else you can do to minimise your environmental impact. There are lots of small changes you can make. Managing Director of Envar Composting, Andy Sibley, gives a few examples in his weekly series of blog posts. This week, we…

Bulk bags of compost for sale

We are now selling bulk bags of screened 10mm compost to the PAS100 standard. Collection only from our site in Surrey: Envar Composting (Surrey) Ltd Kitsmead Recycling Centre Kitsmead Lane Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0EF Our opening times are 7:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday and Saturdays 7:00am – 1:00pm Price per bag is £35 +…