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  Topic: Building With Hempcrete
tahir

Replies: 5
Views: 751
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 31, 18 1:29 pm   Subject: Building With Hempcrete
Looks like it's still around:

https://www.ukhempcrete.com/
  Topic: Building With Hempcrete
tahir

Replies: 5
Views: 751
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 31, 18 9:47 am   Subject: Building With Hempcrete
I did look at it as a material for our house but didn’t use it in the end. No idea what happened to it in the uk
  Topic: Plastic crisp packets
tahir

Replies: 21
Views: 1882
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 18 2:54 pm   Subject: Plastic crisp packets
Had another generic response from Waitrose:

Thanks for your email, Mr Sharif.

The impact of packaging on the environment is something we all care about. At Waitrose cutting down on our use of p ...
  Topic: Plastic crisp packets
tahir

Replies: 21
Views: 1882
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 18 12:58 pm   Subject: Plastic crisp packets
I'd been thinking about this over the weekend, clothing is probably at least a big an issue as food, this morning as if by magic:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-42 ...
  Topic: Plastic crisp packets
tahir

Replies: 21
Views: 1882
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 18 4:49 pm   Subject: Plastic crisp packets
Lets see if they come back with anything, can't imagine they will. Talking to the general public about modified atmosphere packaging is probably not something they're into, might blow our tiny little ...
  Topic: Plastic crisp packets
tahir

Replies: 21
Views: 1882
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 18 4:28 pm   Subject: Plastic crisp packets
I'm guessing that the foil further reduces air exchange through the plastic and lengthens shelf life.

I guessed that, but by how much and for what cost?

With the logistics systems within the foo ...
  Topic: Plastic crisp packets
tahir

Replies: 21
Views: 1882
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 18 4:11 pm   Subject: Plastic crisp packets
I couldn't shame the kids into contacting Walkers to ask why their crisp packets aren't recyclable so I did it myself, my original question was why they need the foil layer and how they justify that a ...
  Topic: Embroidery silks
tahir

Replies: 7
Views: 1189
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Jan 05, 18 4:14 pm   Subject: Embroidery silks
Some dyes will always leach a little, unless the thread packaging says different it's worth testing
  Topic: Embroidery silks
tahir

Replies: 7
Views: 1189
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Jan 05, 18 2:58 pm   Subject: Embroidery silks
Maybe worth doing a wet rub test too, just get some thread wet and rub it against the cotton
  Topic: i am trying to spec a dream machine and
tahir

Replies: 16
Views: 1820
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 18 6:31 pm   Subject: i am trying to spec a dream machine and
No problems with Win 10 here, updates much less likely to break things than previous versions. No infections so far.
  Topic: i am trying to spec a dream machine and
tahir

Replies: 16
Views: 1820
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Tue Jan 02, 18 10:33 pm   Subject: i am trying to spec a dream machine and
This lot are good for components and advice:

https://www.overclockers.co.uk/

It is easy, if you have the time.
  Topic: Free seeds
tahir

Replies: 3
Views: 652
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jan 02, 18 10:30 pm   Subject: Free seeds
Kids are all at secondary now, don't have any links with pre-school/primary
  Topic: Free seeds
tahir

Replies: 3
Views: 652
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jan 02, 18 1:01 pm   Subject: Free seeds
I've got a jiffy envelope full of various seed packets, flowers and veg. Any good to anyone?
  Topic: Hurrah for me.
tahir

Replies: 19
Views: 3341
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Dec 21, 17 2:38 pm   Subject: Hurrah for me.
Don't really like turkey myself but family does.
  Topic: Hurrah for me.
tahir

Replies: 19
Views: 3341
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Dec 21, 17 1:46 pm   Subject: Hurrah for me.
Well done, saved from turkey sushi
 
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