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The waste mountain of coffee cups

Did you know that the UK alone gets through 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups every year? And that despite the PR from a few of the big chains, they are essentially not recyclable? I didn’t. Here’s a good article by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on the subject.

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Why I bang on about being a vegan

Anyone who knows me well will be aware that I talk about veganism quite a lot these days.

For those not in the know, I decided to switch from a full, meat-eating omnivorous diet to a vegan one about a year and a half ago.

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Going vegan

At the company where I work, we have an annual get together (known to us as the “Grand Meetup”). One thing that we all have to do at this event is deliver a four minute “flash talk” on any topic of our choosing. I gave a talk about my decision last year to adopt a vegan diet.