In 1840 the first stamp was used in the UK, it is now one of the most valuable stamps in the world. The stamps we use today also have a value after they’ve been used.
- Use electronic communication. Send an email or an e-card.
- Put more than one item in an envelope – check the weight and size before posting
- Cut used stamps off envelopes, save them up and donate them to charity. The charity will get money for the stamps.
Plastic Free July – How can you get involved?
Three years ago, I took part in a Plastic Free July Challenge in our office. Back then, I decided to avoid disposable coffee cups and plastic bottles for a month, and it was the beginning of a journey. I was always aware of the environmental impact of plastics but learning even more throughout that mont…