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3D pavement art vs the tech industry

March 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Most of us love tech. But not when we are forced to buy expensive new stuff because the tech industry makes it impossible to keep our existing stuff. So we decided to bring ace pavement artist Eduardo Relero to confront [...]

Greenpeace photographers document the story of e-waste

February 26th, 2018|0 Comments

The MRC team brought a provocative piece of pavement art to Mobile World Congress today to highlight the issue of electronic waste. But the back-story is more impactful still, as these Greenpeace images reveal. #ewaste #electronicwaste #designedtobreak #plannedobsolescence #betterfuture #mwc18 [...]

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3D pavement art vs the tech industry

March 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Most of us love tech. But not when we are forced to buy expensive new stuff because the tech industry makes it impossible to keep our existing stuff. So we decided to bring ace pavement [...]

DIY will make you happy, if the A-Team and local government are on your side

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Remember the A-Team? The 1980s kids show had a familiar formula: innocent villagers fall prey to bad guys, A-Team show up all confident, get into trouble, retreat to a garage, make a tank, overcome bad [...]

Soaps just got cleaner!

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

New rules mean that ecolabel detergents for dishes, laundry and general cleaning will get rid of nasty microplastic and a bunch of problem chemicals. Detergents will no longer be able to use chemicals such as [...]

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Food shopping just got much, much better

December 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Supermarket shopping is ok, often tiring and sometimes horrible. The endless isles seem to invite a zombie invasion. The long queues a ploy to sell us stuff we don't need. The staff unhappy robots with [...]

Tide starting to turn on plastic pollution

December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The UN has drawn a line in the sand on plastic pollution. Declaring the problem a "planetary crisis" the UN Environment Assembly yesterday called for a complete end to dumping of plastic at sea. These [...]

Who does the best repair video tutorials?

July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Videos tutorials... how did we fix stuff before them? Some of the best come from iFixit, a private company with a very public mission to get us to zero waste. Here are some of its [...]

The best in upcycling

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Into fabulous reinvention? Look no further than our new Pinterest board We Love Upcycling, a celebration of the most colourful and creative objects from the world of upcycling. We'll be keeping this board updated with inspirational stuff people [...]

Greenpeace photographers document the story of e-waste

February 26th, 2018|0 Comments

The MRC team brought a provocative piece of pavement art to Mobile World Congress today to highlight the issue of electronic waste. But the back-story is more impactful still, as these Greenpeace images reveal. #ewaste [...]

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