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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
Environment

Refill and Reuse – the plastic revolution

Plastic pollution is a huge problem, with water bottles that are tossed away after a single use contributing heavily to this. Free water refill points are now being introduced around the country to combat this waste – what does this entail, and how can we cut down even more on…
HydrateM8
25/01/2018