E-waste problems and solutions [Infographic]

The electronic waste is getting out of our hands. Every 18 months we change mobile phones and our computers every 2 years. Are we aware of what are they made of and where do they end up? And most importantly: What can we, as individuals, do to reduce it?

Below you’ll find an infographic Digital Doc of Chesterfield made with some numbers and solutions we can contribute to control the E-waste problem.

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Adding Value to your Home [Infographic]

Home improvements can breathe new life into a property, but the costs and disruption vary wildly, so take a look at this guide to ensure you make the most informed decisions you can.

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Make less trash [Guide]

Zero waste doesn’t mean producing or consuming nothing. It’s about carefully and intentionally designing, producing, and consuming without waste as an end product.

“We make less waste and eventually when we can shift the way manufactures design and create stuff (and we have the infrastructure to recover) then we will live in a circular economy (zero waste) and that word zero will actually mean zero. Until then, do your best, start small, and voice your consumer opinion! Change won’t happen until we speak up and use our consumer power as much as we can.”

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Circular Economy Eco-Fashion

Original Article: “Fish net bikinis and mushroom death suits – eco fashion in pictures
by The Guardian

These brands are advancing the circular economy within fashion:

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Could You Be Saving Money On Your Boiler? [Infographic]

Identifying that you need a new boiler is one thing, understanding what boiler is best for you is another. So the pals from cast iron radiators 4u take you through the different types of boiler available, what to consider when deciding on which size of boiler to buy and how much it would cost to purchase and install a new combi-boiler.

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Upcycling 101: Thrift Shopping

Rare finds like vintage armoires and antique dressers are among the best pieces of furniture to repurpose, collect, or display in your home. But even ordinary used furniture and housewares can be transformed into unique and functional pieces! Collecting and repurposing furniture and household items is all the rage right now. Images of refurbished and made-over salvaged pieces can be seen splattered all over Pinterest and Facebook. This trend is known as “upcycling.” Continue reading “Upcycling 101: Thrift Shopping”

Reusing old broken Umbrellas

If it’s broken, mend it and reuse or donate.

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Don’t chuck that broken umbrella! by TheGoodLife
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If your umbrella has detached from its metal spines, tie or sew it back together with waxed floss, which will endure longer than regular thread.

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