August 2009 Archives

Sustainable packaging

By Trash Talk on Aug 24, 09 05:07 PM

Wow, look at this great packaging for strawberries.


It is made almost entirely out of cardboard apart from the cellophane window in the outer sleeve. The dish container is made out of the same cardboard as egg boxes; perfect for putting in the compost bin or in the hamster's cage (and then in the compost bin).
The outer sleeve can be recycled using established cardboard recycling methods.

Sometimes you just need to get off that upgrade cycle and realise that as long as your device is working you DON'T ACTUALLY NEED THIS YEAR'S MODEL.

The LAST YEAR'S MODEL website has been built by people who love new technology and cool gadgets. but realise that the constant upgrades and built-in obsolescence of today's devices is not really the way forward.

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By Zoe Burn, Images by Geof Symons

NEWCASTLE teenager Joe Burns and the Splitlath Motorsport team will see-out the remainder of the 2009 season in the Metzeler National Superstock 1000 Championship.

Despite currently lying second in the Superstock 600 Championship, Burns has sensationally quit the series to concentrate his efforts on mastering the 1000cc Yamaha R1 machine.

And he will make his debut in the national championship this coming weekend at Brands Hatch.

HERE'S a little anecdote that made me laugh but, first, a bit of background.

I know this is going to get me into trouble but here goes.

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