Category Archives: Green issues

Love Siop iard

Promoting high-end craft is all in a day’s work for three local artisans who have recently collaborated to bring their workshops to the ‘High Street’. At ‘Siop iard’ in Stryd y Plas, Caernarfon, artists Ann Catrin Evans, Angela Evans and Dave Stephen are benefiting from shoppers’ demands for a quality local product and unique…

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Plastic Bottle – Ecover

Message in our bottle…The team at Ecover UK are working to develop a more sustainable plastic packaging bottle. They have created a fantastic infographic which is available to share at Ecover want to be ‘Cleaning the seas, one catch at a time’ – go Ecover.

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Beachwatch Big Weekend 2012

This year we were out again surveying at Porth Neigwl or Hell’s Mouth, near Abersoch, Llyn Peninsular, for The Beachwatch Big Weekend. The team included Jo Quinney from QmPR and Jacki Clark who are MCS members and Sea Champions with great volunteers from Salford who were staying at Penrallt …

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Wardrobe Shame

I have finally got around to my New Year’s resolution…it’s only July! On 5 January I wrote, “Embarrassingly I have a wardrobe in my sons room with a collapsed hanging rail, I opened door & hurriedly squashed it shut. All the clothes have been lying on the floor for over a month.” In total I estimate it was 9 months. Photos of my shame…

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ITV Wales Recycling

Recently I assisted ITV Wales news ‘Wales Tonight’ to put together a story about recycling. The brief to look into ‘Where Does Our Recycling Go?’. So after extensive research I arranged a number of locations for a days filming in Ellesmere Port, Elton, Runcorn and Anglesey. Screen grabs from the item are here…

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The Travelling Tag

We found a plastic tag from Newfoundland on a North Wales beach. What a distance to travel. Plastic is the modern wonder material so resilient it can travel from Newfoundland (since 2008?) and remain in tact and still readable. While picking up beach litter at the Big Arty Beach Clean, we spotted the most amazing pieces of plastic…

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Big Arty Beach Clean

Why is beach cleaning so important? Some of our best-loved marine wildlife is under threat from the waste and litter in our seas. Hundreds of species of marine wildlife accidentally eat or become tangled up in litter. Join us on Saturday 26 March 2011, Porth Neigwl Hell’s Mouth, Lleyn Peninsular, North Wales…

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