Lifestyle — environmentally friendly

Is your takeaway cup compostable?

Is your takeaway cup compostable?

Are takeaway cups recyclable in the UK? Unfortunately only 1% of the 2.5 BILLION takeaway cups thrown away in the UK every year are recycled. Us Brits contribute to 7 million takeaway cups thrown away every day, sadly even though most are made out of paper they have a waterproof plastic lining making them impossible to recycle. What about We Are Tea cups? Lucky for us and the environment our takeaway cups from London Bio Packaging biodegrade into compost. Yep, lid and all. Made from sustainable forest paper with a bio-plastic lining these cups help tackle the war on waste and takeaway cup pile-up. We pass...

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5 Creative Ways To Reuse Your Teabags

5 Creative Ways To Reuse Your Teabags

  We love drinking tea and get through a lot of it. So we started to wonder how could we best put our used tea bags and leaves to good use? Here's the low down.Our top five ways of recycling tea bags and reusing tea leaves. 1. Make wooden floors and furniture shine Tea is a surprisingly good agent for making woodwork shine and it’s simple to do too – just dampen a soft cloth with a small amount of brewed tea, cooled to room temperature, and gently rub it into your wood. We’d always recommend a patch test first though....

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