Friday, 26 February 2021
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/feb/26/kerbside-scheme-collect-electronic-waste-uk). E-waste is a particular problem as it often needs separate treatment from most of the traditional material collected from homes. Since 2014, companies annually selling more than 5 tonnes of electrical goods have had to finance the costs of collection, treatment and recovery for their old washing machines, computers and toasters. Remarkably, however, online sellers are currently under no such obligations.
Shining cranesbill ( Geranium lucidum ) in flower in Bynea.
A combination of night rain and day-time sun has resulted in more Bynea blooms. The Southern marsh orchid ( Dactylorhiza praetermissa...
Plastic pollution (especially in the oceans) is a real concern and, perhaps, deserves a similar attention as climate change. It has been pr...
Flies (Diptera) can be quite impressive on a snow-white back drop. I show a number of candidates I have encountered on my travels.