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Plastic Free July

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Campaigns, Environmental Education, Zero Waste

plastic free 2019

Did you know scientists estimate that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans? About half of all plastic produced is for single-use or disposable items such as packaging.  Choose to refuse single-use plastic this July by signing up for the Plastic Free July challenge at www.plasticfreejuly.org. By bringing your own reusable shopping […]

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Win A Freeflush Water Butt For The Garden

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Competitions, green gardening, green home, sustainability

water butt eco, rainwater recycling

Freeflush are a British based rainwater harvesting company. They have designed innovative water solutions which save you money and help the environment by enabling you to recycle and reuse rainwater for your garden. Again this month, back by popular demand they are offering one lucky GreenFinder visitor the opportunity to win one of their wall […]

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Sustainability In The Fashion Industry

By Kate Haines,
Filed in recycling, sustainability

ethical fashion

One of the major selling points of a business in 2019 is its approach to sustainability, thanks in part to the fact we are all now fully aware and considerably educated in regard to global warming. In terms of the fashion retail industry, sustainability refers to the eco-friendly sourcing of the materials used to make […]

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Should You Buy A Used Electric Car?

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green transport

eco friendly cars

Electric vehicles are more popular than ever before. Sales of EV’s in the UK reached record highs last year, with 59,945 registrations. EV’s had a 3.8 split of the market share by December, with more than 5,000 new registrations that month alone. This is a huge step up from December 2016, where the market share […]

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Win A Freeflush Rainwater Harvester In Time For The Summer

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

wall hung water butt

Freeflush are UK based rainwater harvesting experts. They have designed innovative water solutions which save you money and help the environment by enabling you to recycle and reuse rainwater for your garden. Again this month, back by popular demand they are offering one lucky GreenFinder visitor the opportunity to win one of their wall mounted […]

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Book Review: Save Pounds & The Planet by Jeanette Buckle

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Energy Saving, Green Book Reviews, green home

green home eco tips

‘Save Pounds & The Planet’ by Jeanette Buckle is a user friendly guide for people who want live to live greener and save time and money. This isn’t a book about buying expensive, luxurious and superfluous eco items, it’s all about simple, straightforward swaps with practical advice about saving energy, resources, rubbish and quite often […]

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The Technological Growth In The Waste Industry

By Kate Haines,
Filed in recycling, sustainability

recycling apps. waste management, waste management technology

Moving forward in the waste management industry The world has been almost unanimously pushed forward by the swift advancement of technological capability. Considering what we can achieve today compared to just 10 years ago is something of a marvel. But one sector has, until recently, been notably slower to embrace technology as a potential benefit. […]

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