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Holiday the Green way in the Forest

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green holidays

eco friendly holidays

Introducing Forest Holidays… Forest Holidays and the Forestry Commission are a trusted partnership that brings people and nature closer together.  A Staycation for your family A Forest Holidays cabin holiday scores well when it comes to minimising other forms of environmental impact. There is no need to concern yourself with the carbon footprint of fuel-guzzling […]

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The Global Air Pollution Crisis

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Campaigns

More than half of the world’s population lives in cities. Some of the urban jungles across the globe are suffocating in bouts of dense smog and extremely high levels of toxic air pollution. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), air pollution is now a greater threat to health than Ebola or HIV and 80% […]

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4 Starting Points For A Green Office

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Green Business, recycling

eco office tips

It’s been growing slowly domestically over recent years and it finally seems as though “being green” is now being translated to the office environment. More and more companies are starting to take their green responsibilities seriously in their workplaces and reaping both the financial and environmental rewards that this brings. Of course, there are umpteen ways […]

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Where Are The Best Growing Conditions In The UK?

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

best growing conditions, eco gardening

Gardening is one of the most popular pastimes in the UK. With long waiting lists for allotments and guerrilla gardening on the rise there seems to be no decline in the populations love for their garden. Click on the infographic below created by Compost Direct which shows where the UK’s hotspots are for the most sunshine, least rainfall […]

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Really Green Gardening

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening, green home

green home, green energy

Our homes and gardens are our own little slice of this earth which we can relax and be at peace with.  However they are also a huge source of energy waste and impact heavily on the environment.  There are ways of reducing the impact your home has on our planet though.  Take a look at a […]

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A Coffee Cup Mountain of Waste

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Uncategorized

In the UK we throw away 2.5 billion paper cups a year as most coffee cups from coffee chains are not recyclable. In the USA they throw away 50 billion cups a year. Click on the infographic below for more information and a visual waste mountain to illustrate the size of the problem both here and […]

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