Thrifty Gets Nifty

Thrifty Gets Nifty

Every year a typical UK household can produce up to a tonne of waste! The world is running out of space! So what can we do to help minimise this impact and create a more sustainable future?

Recycle & Up-cycle.

Now we’re all familiar with the term recycling, but up-cycling is a fairly new phrase, the origin of which is uncertain, but made popular in the book “Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the way we make things”, by William McDonough & Michael Braungart.  But what is it exactly?

Up-cycling is all about tapping into those creative brainwaves and turning “trash” with little ...