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Renovating Your Home During Lockdown:Some Eco Tips

If you are looking to renovate your home during lock-down it is a good idea to ensure your makeover is an eco-friendly one. Before you go ripping out walls and filling skips with materials that will end up in landfill think carefully about the changes you make to your home so that your renovation is […]

Eco Tips For Your World Cup Celebrations

It may not be the most sustainable event in the world, but you can still add a green tint to your World Cup celebrations this June. Eco Barbecue It Have a veggie barbecue – enjoy veggie burgers and bangers and try grilling vegetables on skewers. Use locally produced charcoal made from traditional methods and avoid […]

Eco Tips To Winter-Proof Your Home

With the last week of October  upon us now is the ideal time to start thinking about saving on our winter fuel bills and cutting down on lost energy in our homes.  Here are a few simple ideas that can help winter-proof your home. 1.Thermal Paint It Thermilate is a revolutionary paint additive that makes […]

Water Saving Eco Tips

Although the UK is associated with wet weather both April and May have been particularly dry and we have had very little rain. With climate change on the horizon and some might say happening now, water conservation is something we need to take seriously… Here are a few simple tips/good habits to get into…. 1. […]

Household Eco Tips To Beat The Credit Crunch

We are by now probably all suffering from Credit Crunch overload. With people trying to cut down on their spending there has never been a better time to be reducing, reusing and recycling. Reducing your spending often equates to a lower carbon footprint so just in case you are still looking at ways to budget […]

Eco Tips for the Autumn

With autumn, or as I’d prefer to think of it ‘late summer’, season truly underway don’t despair, the weather  may be a bit colder and the nights  are drawing in but September and October are the perfect time for enjoying seasonal fruit and veg. Think hearty vegetable soups and fruit crumbles and you can’t go […]

7 Eco Tips To Beat The Credit Crunch

This time last year we featured green back to school tips so if you are busy getting the kids ready for school you may want to check those out first before trying to beat the credit crunch. 1. Buy ‘preloved’ Find your nearest furniture reuse centre, tip shop, car boot sale or local charity shops […]

Green Computer Eco Tips

Here are a few quick and simple ways to green your computer. 1.Switch to paying your bills online. Not only can you reduce the amount of paper and envelopes used, some utility companies even offer discounts to customers who switch to online billing. 2.Print out only what you need.’s software eliminates unwanted pages saving […]

Household Reuse Eco Tips

Continuing our theme of reuse from last month we have ideas for 5 more household items. Some of them are easy peasy whilst others require a bit more effort. 1. Cereal Packets The inner packaging found in most cereal packets can be washed and reused for storing food in or packing sandwiches. Even better it […]

Recycling Eco Tips that are easy peasy

Avoid excess plastic packaging especially when food shopping, always re-use shopping bags and consider using paper bags for fruit & veg. Buy second-hand items and have household items repaired instead of throwing them out. Good quality clothes can be sold online or donated to charity shops, older clothes can be taken to clothes/textile banks. Furniture […]