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Recycle v Reuse: Which is Best?

Why would you need a refillable water filter cartridge when some traditional filter suppliers have recycling schemes in place anyway?  That might seem like a good question on the face of things, but dig a little deeper and you'll see why a refillable cartridge is not only a no-brainer for you but also a no-brainer for the planet.  Carbon Footprint of the Recycling Journey Let's think about all the steps a used water filter cartridge has to go through on its recycling journey.  Meet Joanne. Joanne has a Brutal water filter. It has come to the end of its 30-day cycle and she has to take it for recycling. The nearest store which has a recycling point is 5 miles away....

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Phox V2 100% Funded in 34 Hours!

On Monday we pushed the button to launch our Kickstarter campaign for the new V2 Phox jug and in just 34 hours we have reached our funding goal of £15,000!  We have to be honest and say that launching a new product on Kickstarter can be pretty daunting. We've put in so much work over the last 18 months and it was vital for us to get off to a great start. If only we knew last week how much support people would have for us we wouldn't have been so nervous!  Reaching this goal so early gets the product on its way to having the huge impact we hoped for in the design process. Our backers will have a...

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Scotland to Install Smart Top-Up Taps

The huge media exposure given to the plastic crisis over the past 12 months has given birth to a range of new ideas and measures to reduce both production and waste. Across the UK we've banned plastic cotton buds, hid and replaced plastic straws, introduced deposit return schemes and even forced tea companies and crisp manufacturers to rethink their packaging choices.  Quite a lot of movement in the short space of a year, considering the lack of action on plastic pollution for so long. It's amazing what some mainstream media exposure can do to propel an issue into the front of everyone's conscious.  The raft of measures to tackle plastic waste has triggered the revival of public water fountains with London leading...

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Brain Health

When was the last time you did something to improve the health of your body?  Today? Yesterday? Last week?  Now, when was the last time you did something to improve the health of your brain?  When it comes to health, the scales are so often tipped towards the body. We all want to lose weight, gain muscle, or get leaner.  But we don't often think about training our brain and the various ways we can boost our cognitive health.  In order to help you enhance your onboard computer, we've put together a list of 5 simple ways you can boost your brain health: 1. Ditch Multi-Tasking  Aren't you tired of the age-old debate between sexes about who can and can't multitask? ...

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How Can I Improve My Sleep?

Do you know what the best thing about sleep is? It's the basic foundation of good health.  Why? Because sleep deprivation can be the root cause of a range of health issues that permeate all areas of our lives.  It is estimated that 1 in 3 people in the UK are affected by insomnia and 38% of adults say they are not getting the right amount of sleep. These statistics highlight how sleep is one of the most undervalued parts of our everyday lives.  Sleep has become stigmatised by laziness, and so often in the hive of busy contemporary lifestyles - consumed by technology and information overload - it is has become a badge of honour to sleep less. People...

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