11 February 2012 ~ 3 Comments

8 Ways To Make Eco Friends

photo credit: Pink Sherbet Photography All this talk about how to be eco friendly is jolly exciting until you realize you’re at risk of becoming the local killjoy. The one who wants to eat organic food not some factory-processed rubbish. The one that wants to avoid palm oil, non-sustainable fish, trans fats, pesticides and so […]

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27 June 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Reduce The Energy Your Website Uses With Online Leaf

photo credit: Foto43 It’s a popular myth that reading something online is far more environmentally-friendly than reading something printed on paper. After all, by reading online you’re saving trees being cut down, you’re saving the production and use of unpleasant inks and you’re eliminating the waste that comes from having to dispose of that printed […]

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07 September 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Waste: Uncovering The Global Food Scandal By Tristram Stuart Review

As regular readers of this site will know I read (and review) quite a number of environmental books and because of this it normally takes something very special to stand out from the crowd. I will tell you straight away that for me, this was just such a book. Waste by Tristram Stuart (subtitled Uncovering […]

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01 September 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Six Steps To Make Your Website More Eco Friendly

photo credit: juanpol The internet is increasingly a part of everyday life. I’m guessing you agree if you’re here reading this right now. And given the choice, most people would tell you that reading something online is greener than buying a book or magazine with the same information. After all, you’re saving all that paper, […]

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05 July 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Six Eco Living Tips For Hotel Stays

photo credit: bridgepix If you’re staying in a hotel in the near future then there are a surprising number of simple ways to reduce your ecological footprint while fully enjoying your stay. In this way you can not only have a thrilling time away but also feel good about the positive impact you have made. […]

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28 May 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Eco Living – Green Careers

  photo credit: The Marmot When we think of living a greener lifestyle, it is normal to think instantly of using public transport rather than a car, of buying locally produced, in season food grown organically. Of better insulating our homes and turning off lights when we don’t need them. But many of us spend […]

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23 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Eco Living Review: “The Green Food Bible” By Judith Wills

photo credit: thebittenword.com How green is the food we eat? Is local food always better than imported food? Which cooking methods use the least energy? Is organic food really better for you than non-organic? These are just a few of the questions which author Judith Wills aims for is her book entitled “The Green Food […]

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14 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Eco Clothes

photo credit: iluvrhinestones The fashion business grows in size each year with more and more people spending their disposable income on looking and feeling good. From “cheap and cheerful” clothing stores up to the designer labels, clothes are big business. Any industry this big has a very real effect on the environment – either positive […]

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06 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

5 Ways To Use Your Garden For Recycling

photo credit: daryl_mitchell It’s a sad fact of life that no matter how hard we try, most of us still produce some rubbish each week. But had you considered that a number of common household waste items could be reused or recycled in your own garden to reduce the amount of rubbish you send to […]

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04 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Book Review: “The Social Entrepreneur” By Andrew Mawson

photo credit: eenar_6 Andrew Mawson has been described as the “Richard Branson of the social sector” by applying entrepreneurial principles to social problems in the hope of bringing about change in the community. Andrew’s story is of a small, uncared-for community in London known as Bromley-By-Bow where he went to work as a vicar. Starting […]

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17 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Eco Friendly Garden Ideas

photo credit: Fr Antunes Gardens are wonderful places to spend a summers day and yet surprisingly many features in a garden are not as green as they could be. In this article I’d like to examine just a few things for you to consider which may help you to make your garden just that little […]

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08 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Edinburgh As An Eco Holiday Destination

photo credit: photojenni Having recently got back from a few days up in Edinburgh I was really taken by not only what a lovely city it is, but also what a great ecotourism destination it is. Now true, your presence there isn’t going to contribute to the protection of the rainforest or support ethnic minorities […]

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24 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

How To Switch Your Home To Green Energy

photo credit: Caveman 92223 Typically the electricity that we use in the home is created largely by fossil fuels such as the burning of coal. Clearly this isn’t great for the planet. After all, what is the point in the development of electric cars (often seen as a “green alternative) if the actualy electricity that […]

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10 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

7 Ways To Make Your Office More Green

photo credit: Jakob Montrasio These days companies are starting to realize that they need to be greener. Whether this is due to a genuine desire by the management to lessen the effect of their company on the environment or a rather cynical attempt at some easy PR, the fact remains that many companies are currently […]

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14 February 2010 ~ 4 Comments

9 Ways To Make Your Computer Use More Eco Friendly

photo credit: Steve Keys Computers are an essential part of everyday life these days. Furthermore, using a computer can help to reduce our environmental impact in so many ways. For example we can look at a website instead of requesting a paper brochure. We can shop online which saves us driving to a shop and wasting […]

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