Pollution

Scotland's plastic cotton bud ban

Scotland’s cotton bud ban is a major turning point in the fight against single-use plastic

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Lauren Geall
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    13 stylish, reusable water bottles to cut back on plastic waste

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    5 simple ways to get involved in World Oceans Day

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    5 ways you can help #BeatAirPollution this World Environment Day

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The anti-pollution skincare heroes that protect your skin against the environment

Air pollution has damaging effects on our skin. Here's how to combat it...

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Life

Cycle to work? Here’s why mixing up your route could be better for your health

Making this simple tweak will reduce your exposure to harmful pollution.

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Moya Crockett
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Earth Hour 2019: why switching off your lights for an hour could save the planet

Earth Hour is on Saturday 30 March from 8.30-9.30pm. But what should we be thinking about?

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

23 reusable coffee cups to help you be more environmentally friendly

It's a small change that makes a big difference

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Megan Murray
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Susan Devaney
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This is how rising air pollution is affecting your intelligence

It could be the equivalent of losing a year’s worth of education

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Life

Why you should never flush your contact lenses down the toilet

Do you flush your contacts? Here’s why you need to stop

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

How the plastic ban is going to impact your next European holiday

Plastic or planet?

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Why Tesco is removing ‘best before’ dates on fresh produce

And here’s everything you need to know.

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Why are we not tackling the UK’s illegal air pollution problem?

Pollution or planet?

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Scientists reveal the Great Pacific garbage patch is now three times the size of France

And there’s up to 16 times more trash than scientists originally thought.

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Susan Devaney
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