We are all aware now of the effect that pollution and waste is having on our planet. From social media to our televisions, it is everywhere. During the Covid-19 lockdowns, all across the world, wildlife is getting the chance to flourish and reclaim waterways and land, due to the lack of human intervention. This video shows jellyfish swimming through the now clear waters of the Venice canals. It shows us all the impact that we have on wildlife and serves as a timely reminder of the damage that humans as a species are causing to the planet.
So if you are seeing all of this and wondering how you can start recycling more, and being more green, here are a few simple things that you can do to make a positive change in the right direction.
If you own a business, look into what you can recycle. There are companies that can help you with this such as this commercial recycling Cheltenham based company https://www.printwaste.co.uk/business-recycling-solutions/ . Set up a green team of staff members who can work together to ensure that all recycling is sorted correctly and identified – you may be surprised at how much you can actually recycle!
At home, check out any local recycling services – your local council will be able to provide you with details. If you are creative, you may be able to use old items to create something new – such as clothing that may have seen better days. There are plenty of great tutorials online that show you how you can do this.