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  1. World Water Day

    World Water Day
    Spring is coming! Feel healthier as the better weather and lighter nights approach. Make changes to your hydration! Here are some handy hints on how to #DrinkMoreWater  
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  2. Will Manchester Be First Plastic Free City

    Will Manchester Be First Plastic Free City
    A plastic free city in the UK by 2020? Now that's a statement. Read more here at BBC News. Former footballer, and now hotel owner, Gary Neville is campaigning to make Greater Manchester the first UK city to be free of single use plastic bottles within the next two years. He said: "People have been horrified by how polluted our...
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  3. #PassOnPlastic!

    #PassOnPlastic!
    It just shows how many 'eco' alternatives there are out there to replace plastic, and in all walks of life from teabags to Lego! Just this week a number of initiatives were announced to combat the rising tide of plastic waste and make our future environment safer. Here at the WCD Group our mantra is #SelfFill and #FillYourOwn. Install plumbed...
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  4. Time for Tea!

    Time for Tea!
    I didn't know there was plastic in tea bags! Of all things! Such an interesting read and to see the power of the 200,000 gardeners polled. A result to see that PG Tips will remove plastic from all its tea bags by the end of the year, changing their bag material for 100% recyclable. The popular brand announced its tea bags...
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  5. Time for Tea!

    I didn't know there was plastic in tea bags! Of all things! Such an interesting read and to see the power of the 200,000 gardeners polled. A result to see that PG Tips will remove plastic from all its tea bags by the end of the year, changing their bag material for 100% recyclable. The popular brand announced its tea bags...
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  6. Starbucks Introduce Levy on Single Use Cups

    What a great initiative from Starbucks! Starbucks has introduced a 5p charge for single-use cups in its central London locations in an attempt to help tackle the UK's plastic waste epidemic. They are the first major coffee seller to introduce an extra charge on single-use take away cups. Some other chains do offer a discount for customers bringing in their...
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  7. Fill Your Own !

    We love this week's infographic that gives you an insight into self drinking water solutions for your business. Reduce plastic waste. Love your employees and provide chilled and filtered water so they can fill their own bottles and save buying single use plastic bottles of which only 50% are ever recycled! Did you know 20,000 such bottles are sold every...
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  8. Love Our Planet!

    Love is in the air this week! Amid all the news on plastic pollution and stemming the rising tide of waste in landfill and the oceans, we were pleased to see the Royal seal of approval yesterday to cut plastic use. #PassOnPlastic ! Back to Valentine's this week; let's Love Our Planet!
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  9. Winter Olympics Officially Open!

    The 2018 Winter Olympics are officially open in South Korea! Here's a look back over the years with some interesting facts and figures about this much loved wintery sports spectacle. One thing for sure good hydration is key for all athletes! Make sure your sports water bottle is topped up while on the go and at work. Fill your own...
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  10. Be Dry this January!

    Be Dry this January!
    Dry January is a campaign encouraging people to discuss and think about how much alcohol they drink. As we near the half-way stage, how does going alcohol-free for the month affect your body? Well there are a whole host of health benefits, some more noticeable than others, but all good and important, including weight loss, better sleep and saving money...
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