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Plastic Free July

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

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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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A Look At The Government’s Clean Growth Strategy

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Green Business, green home, green transport

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As part of a commitment to reduce Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions, the government has introduced the Clean Growth Strategy which outlines the proposed approach to building a lower-carbon future. The comprehensive document, compiled by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is available to download here. However, don’t worry if you don’t have […]

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Win A Freeflush Wall Mounted Water Butt Worth £110 This Summer

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

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Freeflush the rainwater harvesting experts, create innovative water solutions which save you money and help the environment by enabling you to recycle rainwater for your garden. They are offering one lucky GreenFinder visitor the opportunity to win one of their wall mounted water butts. The Original Prestige Wall Mounted Water Butt is a novel, simple, […]

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Surprising ways to save energy in the home

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

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We all know about the common ways to save energy in the home; turning off gadgets instead of putting them onto standby and purchasing more efficient appliances. However, Northern Powergrid, who can help with any electric connection around your property, have put together this guide highlighting some of the energy-saving techniques which you may never […]

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