2020 is here, which means the UK target to recycle 50% of our waste is closing in.
In 2017, we recycled 44.3%, which showed our growth of just 3.9% in the last five years. It’s only been until very recently that many people were aware that we might not reach this particular target, and realised the actual importance of recycling. It cannot be stressed enough that we should be doing things daily to become greener and to reduce our carbon footprint.
So why has it taken us this long to promote sustainable plans and products? And why are the vast majority of people still not listening?
Every year, it’s obvious that people are growing increasingly eager for an eco-friendly life. And this is reflected in the products people are choosing to spend their money on.
It’s no wonder, then, that product developers are getting more and more creative in finding ways to bring sustainable but practical products to market.
And this definitely includes the world’s first eyewear made from coffee…
I’ve been writing and publishing content for Eco Tech Daily for more than three years. And it recently occurred to me that I’ve never taken a look back at what the site has achieved over that period.
So, read on to discover a brief history of Eco Tech Daily, and some of the highlights of the last three years…
I had no idea that an Electric Vehicle Experience Centre was due to open in the UK until I saw a tweet from Go Ultra Low. Their tweet immediately captured my attention, as not only was the EV Experience Centre due to open the very next day, but it would be in Milton Keynes – less than 23 miles from my home in Aylesbury.
Do you dream of living in an eco-friendly town that puts people and the environment first?
I certainly do.
Fortunately, there is just such a town being built.
Named North West Bicester, this exciting eco-town development is situated in the heart of Southern England, just 15 miles from the world-famous Oxford City.
Let’s take a factual tour of North West Bicester, aided by several ‘artist impressions’ of the finished town.
Smartphones offer so many benefits, that it’s no wonder most of us are in love with our phones. However, as I’m sure you’re aware, smartphones are also notoriously fragile.
A slip of the hand… the phone falls to the floor… you can guess the rest!
Wouldn’t it be great if you could learn how to repair your damaged phone? This would allow you to keep your phone for longer, save you money and also help reduce environmental waste.
Fortunately, thanks to the great work of German tech company iDoc, you can now learn how to repair most of the popular smartphones on the market.
I’ve always been fascinated by circular buildings.
Think of the elegance of lighthouses, and the robustness of round castle towers.
You’re probably familiar with famous circular buildings such as the Colosseum in Rome, the Royal Albert Hall in London and the Capitol Records Tower in Los Angeles.
The company says it well: “Flat is the new round.”
The memobottle A6 is a reusable water bottle that, due to its unique design, allows it to fit comfortably into your computer case, handbag or pocket.
It’s made from food safe recycled plastic, which is both strong and leak proof.
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