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Lately, I have brought back my plastic salad serving dish to the café where I sometimes buy my lunch, the Olive Green on Baggott Street. The proprietor has been thrilled that I am reusing this container and has rewarded me with a free baked item (scone one day and a Danish the other). This is an unexpected treat but appreciated nonetheless.
It got me to thinking about the amount of waste created from our purchases of food that come in single-use containers…coffee cups and lids, plastic containers, paper and plastic bags, utensils, bottled water and other drinks.
Following the concerns over charitable donations and executive pay top-ups, we at VOICE wanted to share with you our outgoings in terms of staff payments.
What is upcycling?
The colourful weekend market, which took place in Stillorgan Park Hotel, was a haven for upcycled bits and bobs. Upcycling is bringing an old object back to life by giving it a new function, purpose or recreating it completely. The difference between upcycling and recycling, according to Lynn Haughton, founder of The Upcycle Movement, is that “when you recycle something – generally the components are broken down and the result is an item of lesser quality e.g. recycled paper.”