Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Recycle Your Bike- A Ride of Hope

 Your childhood will never be complete if you have never ridden a bike. As a child, the joy of riding a bicycle is so fulfilling. Because you can go anywhere, you can feel the breeze of the wind in your face. It's like as if you we're flying. It is the experience that you can never forget as a child.

But there are people who miss riding a bike in their childhood; maybe because they don't have the means to afford a bicycle or they are simply afraid to ride the bike. Because riding a bike for the first time is not easy. You need to balance yourself in the two wheel vehicle. But once you know the secret of riding, you can never forget and it will stay there forever.

There is this man name Ron King who got inspiration after watching a video clip in the news about donating bikes. Soon, Ron decided that he wants to give away 100 bikes before Christmas next year to the kids who don't have bike. So he started collecting a bike one after the other. As words of mouth started to spread out about his project, people got so inspired by him that they started to donate their own bikes. Soon Ron collected over 400 bikes in a span of three months in his backyard.

This is the start of Recycle Bikes for Kids. More volunteers in the community and nearby city join in the campaign. Members of local biking clubs and bike enthusiast also donated their old bikes. Some volunteers who don't have bike donate their time to clean and repair the bicycle instead to make it useful to the kids.

Soon Ron and his volunteers we're able to collect and repair an over 3,000 bikes that they can give to the less fortunate kids.

Everything is possible if you just believe in. Just do what you think is right and have a motivation that you do it for the common good and soon enough everything will follow. And Ron believes in it.

Recycle Bikes for Kids is such an inspiration to everyone. You can help other people even in a small way. A collecting effort of everyone if it combines delivers a big impact. By giving a bike to the less fortunate kids is like helping their whole family because their family can also use the bike for their transportation. It is the chain result that the Recycle Bikes for Kids foresee.

Recycle Bikes for Kids also partners with local charities so that they could help more people. And they also use the social media site to attract more volunteers who wants to share their bikes to others.


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Monday, 18 June 2012

Fat People Can Wipe Out The Human Race

Fat and Obese People can bring the end of the human race by exhausting our entire food supply, a recent study conducted.

Experts are concerned with the increase of obese people that will reduce the supply of food.

The study concludes that it will lead to global hunger and can lead to  environmental catastrophe.

The study was conducted by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said "battling rising population weight is vital for “food security”.

World's food source is already at risk when the global inhabitants increase by 2.3 billion people by 2050 according to the United Nations.

Prof Ian Roberts, who supervised the research, said: “Everyone accepts that population growth threatens global environmental sustainability.

“Our study shows population fatness is also a major threat. Unless we tackle both population and fatness our chances are slim.”

The Earth's mature citizens weight an enormous 287 million tons and 15 million tons  is because of obesity. 55.6% of the people in Europe are overweight. The average size of UK population is (75kg) according to UN and World Health Organization data while overall population is just (62kg).

Most noticeable is the rapid increase of obese persons in China which reaches to around 100 million which is equivalent to nearly eight per cent of the total population.

Friday, 15 June 2012

Recycle Baby Nappy to Become Furnitures

An average baby uses around four diapers in a single day!

With this latest technology used diapers from Rubbish Collection  can be converted to benches, garden furniture, decking, bollards, railway sleepers, fencing, roof tiles and cardboard being tested in Scotland. 

 36000 homes is being tested for collection of diapers on four councils across Fife, Stirling, Perth and Kinross and North Lanarkshire. This testing will be conducted to six months and if successful then it will be launch for a nationwide program if viable. (Please like, share or tweet) 

The machine can also handle wet wipes, nappy sack and cotton wool products. "Babies used an average of 4.16 nappies per day, with more than 90% using disposables."

 "The average child in Scotland goes through 4,000 nappies before they're potty trained, which is an awful lot going to landfill. 

 Jenny Sim of Zero Waste Scotland said: 

 "The local authorities in the pilot areas will be collecting the waste, they'll send it to a big treatment unit where the waste is heated up to 125 degrees to sterilize it and clean it. "The human waste is put to sewage, and the plastics and celluloid’s are then converted into useable products such as park benches, road signage, railway sleepers and decking. "It does make it so much easier for parents in these trial areas to do their bit and help the environment and help recycling in Scotland." 

 A mother said:

 "It was "frightening" to think how many thousands of nappies she had sent to landfill over that period." "To use disposable nappies is so much more convenient for mums, so to have a scheme like this where they know that their nappies are not just going to lie in a landfill for hundreds of years - I think people will take up the opportunity to recycle them. "You've got all these (recycling) boxes already, so one more is not going to make any difference. "Also, it's going to be picked up weekly instead of lying in your bin for two weeks. As you can imagine, in the summertime that's not pleasant." 

 Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead said: 

"Disposable nappies, although convenient, do have a huge impact on the environment with a staggering 450,000 ending up in landfill each day in Scotland. "This innovative new scheme is a fantastic step forward for recycling and makes it easier for parents to do their bit for the environment. "It's great that new technologies allow us to recycle even more materials. In this way, we can reuse our waste and treat it as a valuable resource with the potential to boost our economy." 

Lain Gulland from Zero Waste Scotland said: 

 “Piloting different methods of collection for these products allow us to evaluate the system people prefer and are most likely to use. Turning nappies and other absorbent hygiene products into products like decking and benches might sound surprising, but putting them to good use is far better than sending them to landfill. I would urge those living in the pilot areas to take up the scheme.” 

Danny Gibson from Stirling Council, said: 

“Stirling Council is at the forefront of striving towards ‘Zero Waste'. Taking such a challenging waste as nappies out of the wastes stream is a real milestone in this journey. If we can recycle nappies, it helps us with our goal of sending minimal waste to be buried in landfill.” 

 Roy Brown, Chief Executive of Knowaste,said: 

 “Our plant is a specialist recycling facility, which is the first of its kind in the UK. We use new technology to allow us to turn absorbent hygiene products, previously unsuitable for recycling, into valuable plastics and fibres, which can then be used to make new products. “We are delighted to support the trial collection services in Scotland, which we hope will lead to a wider adoption of the recycling service across the country.” 

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Monday, 11 June 2012

British Beach full of Rubbish

With hundreds of thousands of tourist visiting Britain's coastal resorts every weekend, members of the "Surfers against Sewage" (SAS) conducted a beach clean-up at Saunton Sands in North Devon as part of "The Queen's Diamond Jubilee" celebration.

During the clean-up, the volunteer surfers were shocked to un-earthed some rubbish on water that can be dated back to 1967 including two virtually fully intact "Golden Wonder" crisp packets. Other items found were a pre-1973 Coca-Cola can, a 1968 and 1967 "Golden Wonder" crisp packets, and a 1990 "Snickers Bar" wrapper.

It will be recalled that in 1967, the ship "Torrey Canyon" hit a shallow ground off Cornwall that leads to an environmental disaster spilling 120,000 tons of crude oil into the sea. Considered as by far the worst accident in British waters, with a massive effort the oil was removed from Cornish beaches that killed 15,000 seabirds and undocumented marine organisms dead.

Luckily the British waters have recovered from this tragedy but we have left so many garbage in our beaches and ocean and the waste is forever been increasing in our coastlines and waters.

On the eve of Britain's "World Environment Day" celebration, these 'historic' marine waste products act as a sad presence of the battle against garbage in our waters.

Plastic materials daily consumption of sodas and junk foods can create long term havoc on our marine ecosystem.

The public is then being educated to clean up after using the beach as garbage that remains on the beaches are the cause of over 1.5 million marine birds, turtles and mammals every year.

About 100 million tons of post-production plastics have is now plaguing our marine life, equivalent to 5% of all the plastics ever created. Ocean micro-plastics now outweigh plankton in the world's oceans and are being eaten by plankton feeders.

Garbage has destroyed the beauty of our beaches all over the addition of plastic bottles, fishing netting, cotton bud sticks, carrier bags and confectionary wrappers becoming a regular catch together seashells, cuttlefish bones and seaweeds.

The British public shall do their share in avoiding an environmental crisis by cleaning the beach after they leave and, trying to be more helpful by picking more garbage by other visitors when visiting the beach. It is also advice to call the attention of the public who throw and neglect their garbage on the coastline.

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

£80 Fines for Wrong Day Rubbish Disposal

The Environment Department of the United Kingdom recently announced that homeowners will be fined amounting to £80 for taking out their rubbish on the wrong schedule day, did not recycle, or tried to overfill their bins.

The news that bin penalties will be reduce rather than eliminate comes after the local council elections where the fines were an important factor. The Environment Secretary said that the threat of a £110 fine for a simple fault such as putting bins out at an earlier time like an hour early does not fit the crime. The reduction in fine is considered as the first move geared towards being reasonable as people must be supported to put their rubbish out in the proper way and large fines are not the best way to do it.

The £110 fine for people who are guilty of these complex waste guidelines will be lowered but not entirely removed. Instead, the Environment Department is simply looking for a long term law change to end illegal action being taken towards good citizens. The fines are still required to penalize those jeopardizing the recycling initiatives of everybody else. 

The fixed- penalty sanctions for bin penalties also remain as the fines are towards households who make severe infringements. 

The amendment applies to all homeowners who gather their waste for collection improperly. While the local authorities recognize that penalties are used only as a last resort, the local government wants to see that its powers are more fair and better targeted thereby balancing the need to honor civil liberties with its efforts to efficiently deal with behaviors that harm the local amenity.

Under the present system, the local council can subject permanent penalty notices of up to £110 or launch criminal procedures which can lead to fines of up to £1,000.

New Plastic Waste Rules 

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Saturday, 2 June 2012

O2-Guiness World Record for Recycling

I usually try to support products of companies that make recycling as one of their main objective and O2 is on top of my list.

In a week's time,O2 has achieve no company has ever done before by the help and support of O2 employees who unselfishly devoted their time to gather more than 100000 phones and raise £38,000 for activities geared for the youth.

O2 Recycle was part of the company's program, "Think Big" sustainable drive-it's a money back scheme to provide nonprofit programs for the youth.

Before the week started, text messages were use to spread information to employees and customers. O2 employees where made to make small groups that provided drop off points and maximize 3900 employees. From network engineers, marketers and call center personnel to home workers and store staff helped in the noble task.

 In October 7 to 14, 2011, mobile phone that was collected was worth £2.50 and the money will go to fund the “Think Big” youth programs.

Now O2 staffs can attach “World Record Holder" to email signatures and also have recycled the phone numbers.

The program was so successful that it gathered more than £500,000 to fund the “Think Big “program. The money will be used for young people to be trained for work and become entrepreneurs.

O2 is involve in more than 300 projects that geared towards youth development, youth center programs, children protection, sustainable programs for local areas, raising funds and manning the Children in Need phones.

O2 has long been creating Eco friendly phones and support energy conservation, greener technology and devices.

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