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Why would we send plastic to Turkey?

Adele Lidderdale Eco Orkney plastic waste recycling

Why would we send plastic to Turkey?

Reports have literally been hotting up this week as it has been reported by Greenpeace that the UK has been sending illegal volumes of plastic waste to Turkey to be burned.

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3 Great online resources for gardeners

Adele Lidderdale Eco Orkney gardeners corner gardening grow your own top tips

3 Great online resources for gardeners

Getting in the garden is a great way to connect with nature. Not only for the kids but is a humbling pursuit at any age. It can help us with our mental health and also return us to a sense of belonging to an ecosystem that is much larger than that of just humans.  There is an area of research in sustainability that focuses on 'Ecological Connection' arguing that connection to nature from a young age leads to more a more empathetic attitude towards the environment in adulthood.  To cut a long story short get outdoors and/or grow things! Remember...

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Christmas Raffle raising funds for the Orkney MS Society

Adele Lidderdale Charity Raffle Eco Orkney Orkney MS Society Raffle

Christmas Raffle raising funds for the Orkney MS Society

Orkney has the highest instance of Multiple Sclerosis in the world. MS affects a great number of people and their families here in Orkney. It is a cause that is dear to many of our hearts.  Covid has has an additional impact not only on the ability for people living with MS to meet at the usual groups and events but also on the amount of funding that the charity has been able to raise. The MS Society provides a great number of services and social events for individuals and families and we want to help give something back. Here...

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