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Environment

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Carbon dioxide is thought to be a major contributor to climate change, acting as a blanket around the earth and warming it up. Even a slight increase in temperature can have dramatic effects on ecosystems around the world, so keeping our carbon emissions to a minimum is important for environmental…
HydrateM8
10/04/2019
Environment

Ten Eye-Watering Facts About Plastic Pollution

Plastic. It is literally everywhere – an unavoidable material in homes, businesses and leisure activities. Since its birth in 1869, it has grown into a necessary product within everyday life, its long-lasting durable nature making it an ideal component of many things. Of course, the overwhelming optimism that came along…
HydrateM8
26/03/2019
Environment

Earth: The Home of 8.3 Billion Tonnes of Plastic

It’s hard to know what to call where we live at the moment, is it Earth or is it planet plastic? The total amount of plastic made is astonishing – according to US scientists in 2017, the figure was 8.3 billion tonnes. To put that into perspective, 8.3 billion tonnes…
HydrateM8
13/03/2019
Environment

The Great British Beach Clean 2018

Have you ever walked along the beach on a summer’s day and cursed the litter that you have been forced to avoid? You’re not alone – hence the Great British Beach Clean. After almost 6 solid weeks of hot days in the UK this year, our beaches were in need…
HydrateM8
11/09/2018
Environment

How much plastic do you have in your fridge?

Taking a guess at a weekly shop, you probably have yoghurts, cream (for Sunday dessert!), maybe some cottage cheese or coleslaw. When you think about how many food items come in plastic pots these days, you could have quite a number of them at any one time. Probably in your…
HydrateM8
10/09/2018
Environment

Get involved in Plastic Free July

The world is becoming more and more aware of the dangers of plastic pollution, but the issue still exists. HydrateM8’s reusable bottles are helping, though. Will you pick one up for Plastic Free July? It’s not secret that we’re not fans of single-use plastic bottles here at HydrateM8. The pollution…
HydrateM8
16/07/2018
Environment

Help make plastic pollution a thing of the past

Is single use plastic pollution here to stay – we hope not. Single-use plastic containers and other items such as plastic cutlery, supermarket shrink wrap and many other items, continue to threaten our planet. Any item manufactured of plastic that is tossed away anywhere on our land or in our…
HydrateM8
28/03/2018