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  • Saving the earth with our do-it-yourself landfill kit
    by making your own landfill in your garden or window box What would I do with it Instructions Dig hole Fill with contents of the D I Y Landfill Kit What are the advantages of DIY landfill fully bio degradable money spent on this kit will not be spent on items especially plastics that will ultimately end up in landfill you can grow things in it What s in it

    Original URL path: http://www.flyintheface.com/diy%20landfill%20kit.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Suffolk Sand - the future of the beach is plastic...
    seawater and then forming microscopic toxic particles which continue to contaminate our seas our beaches our wildlife and maybe even the food on our plate In a study of Northumbrian sand samples microscopic plastic fibres were found in all the samples collected some with more than 10 000 fibres per litre of sand Thompson Hoare 1997 Suffolk Sand is collected by hand from East coast beaches Each jar contains approximately

    Original URL path: http://www.flyintheface.com/suffolksand.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Second Spring: a November garden
    typical flowering season 2011 brought another hot arid spring a poor August weather and a beautiful sunny Autumn Again I have recorded what flowered in my November garden No shows this year include the forget me not lavender pelargonium though one s in bud rudbeckia and dahlia they didn t show in summer either mullein honeysuckle marjoram chive and Japanese anemone New this year are the hollyhock carrot opium poppy

    Original URL path: http://www.flyintheface.com/novgarden.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Under wraps: taking plastic mulch out of the fields and into the home
    on my thinking cap I was sure I could find some more uses for these miracle materials even closer to home This is what I ve come up with so far Why not wrap yourself in plastic to reduce water loss and help combat the effects of ageing keeping your skin young and supple Help your children grow fast and strong by wrapping them in plastic avoiding their heads of course Cut household water bills by reducing the amount you drink Swathe all or part of yourself in plastic and just see how much less you need to drink Don t forget the pets Keep your dogs and cats free from pests and parasites by wrapping their fur in plastic but remember avoid their heads Save bath water take your bath under plastic and reduce unnecessary evaporation but please don t stay in too long or you may run out of air PICTURE COMING SOON Stop nits now Wrap the family s hair in plastic and keep those headlice at bay while your hair grows faster and stronger too Keep your lips luscious and moist but don t forget to remove the plastic before eating or kissing Grow your garden

    Original URL path: http://www.flyintheface.com/plastic%20mulch.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Life Savings - and the Art of recycling
    of friends and a local charity shop I decided to save these items and recycle them instead as Art For a limited period only visitors to The Cut and more recently at firstsite were offered the chance to share in my life savings by taking away a FREE piece of Art All investors in my Life Savings receive a certificate to keep with their unique piece of Art If you

    Original URL path: http://www.flyintheface.com/life%20savings.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Win a genuine Pearl necklace
    world Like oyster pearls Tampax Pearls are precious they are made from plastic which will last for hundreds of years and they use up valuable oil resources in their production Indeed they are the ultimate luxury purchase unnecessary and extravagant and in a beautiful alluring range of pearly colours When not disposed of in landfill also a precious resource Tampax Pearls are flushed through sewage systems and often washed into

    Original URL path: http://www.flyintheface.com/pearlnecklace.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Touching lives, improving life?
    for hundreds of years Increasingly dismayed by the amount of plastic tampon applicators washing up on the beach where I live I decided to investigate for myself the reasons why Procter Gamble should want to convert people from non applicator or biodegradable cardboard applicator tampons to plastic applicator tampons that will last for hundreds of years when flushed out to sea Here s what they say We want to delight consumers with sustainable innovations that improve the environmental profile of our products Source Procter Gamble Sustainability Report 2008 We use life cycle thinking a discipline we helped pioneer to determine a product s entire environmental footprint from the procurement of raw materials to the product s use by consumers and ultimate disposal Source pg com January 2010 It is Procter Gamble s policy to reduce or prevent the environmental impact of our products and packaging in their design manufacture distribution use and disposal whenever possible We take a leading role in developing innovative practical solutions to environmental issues related to our products packaging and processes Source www pg com September 2009 We will remain committed to helping solve the world s sustainability challenges because we are designed to innovate now

    Original URL path: http://www.flyintheface.com/touchinglives.html (2016-02-09)
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  • It doesn't grow on trees... - what you can find in the countryside
    DOESN T GROW ON TREES artit When I see plastic in trees I take photographs Some of my photographs I collage into books about trees an update on what to expect in the countryside more photographs See also UNDER WRAPS

    Original URL path: http://www.flyintheface.com/itdoesn%27tgrowontrees.html (2016-02-09)
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