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The UK’s Christmas Carbon Footprint (and how you can reduce it)

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 21:22:57 +0000

Andy at Business Waste.trade has shared an insightful infographic with us. He says: “This year it’s expected that the average family will spend, on average, £800 on presents, food, decorations and travel. After all, it is the time of the year where we visit distant loved ones, reconnect with lost friends, and gorge ourselves silly on […]



Cape Town’s first Eco-Film Festival (and win a green home hamper)

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:47:31 +0000

The Cape Town Eco Film Festival will be the first of its kind in the city. The festival will take place at the Labia Theatre on Orange Street in Cape Town, and will run for five days from the 27th to the 31st March. It will bring together the best local and international documentary films […]



The Road in Iceland: Environmental disaster or economic progress?

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:20:21 +0000

Katie Wise and Ashley Moradipour need your help to make a documentary that tells the story of a group of dedicated Icelanders vs. a big road constuction project. Iceland is a nation well-known for its breathtaking natural landscapes and formations, which Icelanders hold dear to their hearts. This is why a recent road construction project […]



Green Energy Affected by Labour Party Price Freezes

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 10:41:27 +0000

Green or renewable energy firms remain up in arms about the prospect of a fuel price freeze for consumers if people elect Labour the next general election. Reports are emerging that large investments in renewable energy are likely to suffer and that is not going to help the UK meet its carbon reduction targets of […]



Infographic: Energy Harvesting – The Future Smart City

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:54:35 +0000

Sagentia shows us a glimpse of the future with this Energy Harvesting infographic. Take a look and see how the use of the latest technology in products and monitoring leads to energy efficiency and the ability for us to generate energy from our own day to day activities… Source: Sagentia



What Are Dry Cleaners Doing to Our Environment?

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:24:04 +0000

Dry cleaning is a process of cleaning clothing or textiles which uses chemical solvents rather than water. Most of the time, a solvent called perchloroethylene (which is also known as ‘perc’) is used to clean the fabrics. Dry cleaning is useful for very delicate fabrics that would be destroyed if they were being tossed around […]



Eco DIY: Carbon Neutral Christmas Lights

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 14:06:39 +0000

Matthew James Taylor explains how to make your own Carbon Neutral Christmas Lights from recycled materials. Click here to find out how… I’d like to see a pedal-powered version of this… it could light up the whole house, and just think of all the mince pies you could burn off in the process.



Earthship Workshop with Michael Reynolds

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:59:33 +0000

Here is an invitation to join Michael Reynolds, creator of the Earthship concept, for an Earthship workshop. The two-day hands-on  Earthship Biotecture Workshop will be held on April 12, 13, 14, 2013 at Barnsdall Art Park, Hollywood, California, 90027. Tickets are $200 a piece and seating is limited, so hurry if you want to attend. The […]



Seaval’s sustainable bamboo sunglasses

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 00:01:51 +0000

Seaval, the sustainable surfwear brand, have just launched these stylish all-new bamboo sunglasses. They are the ultimate in ethical fashion and come in two ergonomic designs. How the sunglasses are made The bamboo is sourced from sustainable forests and bamboo scrap that would otherwise go to waste. In the manufacturing process, lots of long thin […]



How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity

Fri, 08 Mar 2013 10:51:47 +0000

This is a guest post by Tim Sissons of William Morfoot, land drainage experts in the UK, who discusses how sustainable farming techniques are better for the environment and can help increase food security levels. From land drainage to crop rotation. How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity. Food security levels Increasing pressure is being […]