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Demystifying The Issues Around Sustainable & Natural Skincare

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Natural Skincare, sustainability, vegan

sustainable skincare

Yaso Shan is a registered member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy (CPP). A leading UK professional body for qualified and practising members of western herbal medicine. Yaso began her career as a Lecturer in the Health Sciences, specialising in the biomedical sciences, physiology, pathology, infection and the principles governing conventional medical treatments. She […]

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No Cow Boys Only Lumberjacks

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green gardening, sustainability

tree care, tree surgeons

Whether you are looking at having a tree trimmed back, or removed completely, you do want to make sure that you are using a professional arborist who knows what they’re doing! There are many cowboy outfits who will say they can help you, but if they don’t know what they are doing you may find […]

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Choosing A Chicken Coop

By Kate Haines,
Filed in chicken keeping

rehoming ex battery chickens

Raising chickens is a fantastic thing to do, with some excellent benefits, beyond a steady supply of fresh eggs, but there is more to it than just putting a few chickens in your backyard and feeding them kitchen scraps. Chickens are pretty low maintenance, but they are still living creatures that need food, water and […]

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Last Chance To Win A FreeFlush Rainwater Harvester This Year

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Competitions, green gardening, Green Product Reviews, sustainability

water butt eco, rainwater recycling

Manchester based company ‘Freeflush’ create rainwater harvesting solutions which can help save you money and help the planet by enabling you to reuse rainwater for your garden. Freeflush are offering a lucky GreenFinder visitor one last chance this year to win one of their Prestige wall mounted water butts which holds up to 100 litres […]

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The Latest Trends in Packaging

By Kate Haines,
Filed in sustainability, Zero Waste

packaging

Food packaging must meet a wide array of stringent requirements. It has to protect the food from damage during transport. It must protect the food from exposure to bacteria and fungi in the air and it should look attractive on the shelves so that potential customers want to buy it. The brand information must also […]

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Key legislation changes helping to reduce UK carbon emissions

By Kate Haines,
Filed in climate change, Energy Saving, green transport, sustainability

carbon emissions, pollution, carbon

As environmental issues continue to top the agenda for governments and the general public, nations the world over are taking serious action to protect the future of the planet. The UK, in particular, has taken some bold steps forward in recent years, and legislation continues to evolve to support emissions reduction in line with international […]

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