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‘Plastic Free July ends, but plastic is forever’

Greenpeace says a focus on reducing plastic over recycling is most important moving forward. Photo/File As Plastic Free July comes to a close, Far North mum Joanne Rome has looked back on her efforts to become part of the solution to the plastic crisis. A few years ago, she and her family of three would …

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Can you really make a difference to climate change?

Share this story Posted 1 hour ago Credits pictured: Food is being prepared for composting at the Missouri Organic Recycling facility in Liberty, Missouri. (courtesy of Missouri Organic Recycling) Huge steps have been taken to regulate climate change recently: the United States has rejoined the Paris Agreement and world leaders in Scotland have signed a …

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Plastic pots perform better than peat pots to start seed Lifestyles

Many of you can’t wait to start sowing indoors – but it’s still too early. However, you can prepare the lamps, racks, media mix, and containers. Order the seeds, make a plan, and rest for another two months or more. A few years ago, I did my own 3-year research on which pots / pans …

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