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Are You Using the Right Shopping Bags?
Are You Using the Right Shopping Bags?
There are now a variety of shopping bags available from disposable plastic bags, reusable bags, canvas bags, biodegradable bags, but which are the best from an…...
Buying Fairtrade Products - Does It Make A Difference?
Buying Fairtrade Products - Does It Make A Difference?
Buying fairtrade products can make a real difference not only to producers in developing and resource poor countries, but also to the environment. Find out how…...
Can an Open Fire Be Green?
Can an Open Fire Be Green?
Open fires are lovely, but not very efficient and can be a lot of hard work. A more ecofriendly option that still allows you to enjoy a real fire is a wood burning stove....
Can Supermarket Waste Be Reduced?
Can Supermarket Waste Be Reduced?
Some supermarkets dispose of recently out of date food by donating it to the homeless and people in very low income situations but far more just send it to landfill to…...
Ebay and Electronics Recycling
Ebay and Electronics Recycling
In autumn 2010, eBay in the USA made the decision to launch ‘instant sale’, a new scheme to promote and encourage electronics recycling by allowing people to get money…...
How to Live Green
How to Live Green
There are simplistic ways to be greener. Make small, bite sized gestures on a day to day basis and you’ll soon be living a greener lifestyle...
Is 21st Century Self Sufficiency Possible?
Is 21st Century Self Sufficiency Possible?
The idea of self sufficiency is very appealing as a concept but difficult to achieve in reality. One couple have been trying it for the last ten years - but would most…...
Is it More Energy Efficient to Be Vegetarian?
Is it More Energy Efficient to Be Vegetarian?
Vegetarianism is more energy efficient than eating meat for several reasons. Less energy is lost, less water is used, and there is also the explosive mix of cows and…...
Natural Materials for Insulation
Natural Materials for Insulation
Sustainable building and eco-living means that natural insulation materials and recycled insulation are finding a big market amongst home owners and builders....
Recycled Products
Recycled Products
Read about what happens to your recycled rubbish, including where it goes & what it becomes. Plus, find out how to support recycling by buying recycled products....
Reusing and Recycling Packaging
Reusing and Recycling Packaging
It’s difficult to get away from packaging but there are ways of making shopping more sustainable. Read our tips for a packaging free lifestyle....
Water Saving Tips
Water Saving Tips
Read our water saving tips - helping to reduce, preserve and use water wisely, & ensuring reservoirs remain at a healthy level...
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