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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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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 common sense advice about saving energy, resources, rubbish and quite […]

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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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Start Rainwater Harvesting With Freeflush & Their Wall Hung Waterbutt Competition

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

water butt eco, rainwater recycling

Freeflush are 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 and home. This month they are offering one lucky GreenFinder visitor the opportunity to win one of their wall mounted water butts worth £110 The […]

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The Rise Of The Eco Holiday

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green holidays, sustainability

A fresh take on the traditional holiday What did the Romans ever do for us? Well, they pioneered the beloved concept of a holiday, which has been embraced by travellers the world over ever since. Sadly, the idea of a two-year holiday (often taken by rich Romans in the days of old) was lost somewhere […]

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