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Huge Fire at Waste Disposal Site in East London

Following on from our recent post about how to prevent a fire breaking out in your skip, an article in The Standard highlights how easy it is for a waste fire to get out of control. According to the article, a huge blaze at a waste disposal site in Leyton, East...

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Tips on How to Prevent a Skip Fire

The hot, dry weather that the UK is currently enjoying is the perfect environment for skip fires. Whilst it's also relevant during the winter months too, it's particularly important to be extra cautious of the dangers that this dry weather we're currently experiencing...

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Tips To Protect Yourself From London Air Pollution

As today is another incredibly hot summer's day in London, we thought we'd explore what can be done to minimise the impact of breathing in pollution if you're walking, jogging or cycling in London. Whilst some of us commute to the UK's capital city from the suburbs...

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Wow! Pythons Found Slithering in Battersea Park

According to this report on the Wandsworth.gov.uk website, three young Royal Pythons were found slithering around the Battersea area in June 2017, including one in Chelsea Bridge Road. It's thought that they may have been released into the wild by their former owner,...

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The Supermarket Packaging Plastic Waste Dilemma

Unless you have been living under a rock (or pile of plastic), you will have been made aware that the world has a serious issue when it comes to waste plastic. Since the revolutionary development of plastic over a century ago, we have gone mad for the stuff. Of course...

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Council Under Fire For Not Recycling Street Rubbish

An interesting story published a few days ago in London's Evening Standard has shed light on how Hounslow Council deals with it's street litter bins. Local resident Nick Synes raised the alarm when he peered outside the window of his flat and noticed that the refuse...

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10 Easy Ways to De-clutter and De-Stress Your Life

Not only does having a good old-fashioned decluttering session open up your home and give you space to store the things you actually will use, an ordered and low clutter living environment has been proven to enhance your mental wellbeing as well. To get you started on...

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