Sustainability blog

The latest eco-friendly updates, tips, recipes and more.

Your guide to our litter picking competition

We have great respect for the work our community groups already do to bring people together. So we can’t thank you enough for sparing the time to get involved in our initiative to clean up this beautiful town.

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Gateshead litter picking competition

We want as many community groups as possible to get involved and help clear up our beautiful town. And, as an added incentive, we’re offering £500 to the winners to invest back into their community.

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Meet Crag Spring Water

Say hello to Crag Spring Water, a family run business that bottles water so good, you’ll have to taste it to believe it. They add nothing to their H2O and instead bottle it straight from their natural spring!

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Here’s your Plastic Free July roundup

This month, we’ve been celebrating Plastic Free July by showing you easy plastic free swaps you can make in your own home. Now we know the idea of going plastic free all at once can seem daunting, but don’t worry! Just take it one step at a time.

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Introducing our new Milk hut

The new flatpack box is available for order on our website and will be delivered to your door in a recyclable pizza style cardboard box, with all the pieces and no extra toppings. There’s not been this much excitement since the launch of the first top-loading video cassette recorder.

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Happy National BBQ Week!

The days are longer, the sun’s out (well mostly), and the weather’s heating up – it’s the perfect time to hang out with your mates for a summer BBQ. As part of National BBQ week, we wanted to share some of our favorite tips, tricks, and swaps to create a completely plastic free event!

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Picnic without the plastic

We all love a nice picnic in the park or countryside, but we hate the plastic packaging and waste that’s often involved. So we thought we’d share a few of our plastic free picnic hacks!

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Litter picking competitions and plastic free picnics

We’ve got loads of fun ideas to get you out of the house and feel good about saving plastic waste this summer – including litter picking competitions and plastic free picnic hacks.

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Happy World Refill Day!

Today, June 16th, is World Refill Day, where we celebrate all things refillable and reusable. From your favourite metal water bottle, to all the glass jam jars you’ve been saving under the sink, reusing and refilling is a great way to decrease your waste and save the environment!

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Website and App Changes

We’ve trimmed our 80s mullet and brought our desktop and mobile devices into the modern age. So the next time you log in to your account, you may notice a few changes!

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Welcome to the future of our milkround

We’re looking to the future by turning back the clock on our waste crisis. But it’s time to modernise our service and image, so we’ve made many improvements. We’ve updated our app and website to make ordering even easier, with a complete rebrand.

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Introducing our first sustainable coolbox

We’ll be rolling this prototype out in a limited edition trial and use your feedback to further our sustainable coolbox technology. There’s not been this much excitement since NASA launched their first space shuttle into space.

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