Eco Tips

Ethical Investing in 2018

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Environmental Campaigns

green home, green energy

Five years ago, ethical investments were all the rage in the UK. After all, not only did these options enable individuals to contribute towards the well-being of the environment, but the top-performing funds also rewarded investors with returns of between 40% and 50% in some instances. While these margins may have been squeezed during recent […]

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The Great Glastonbury Clean Up

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, recycling

green festival, eco events

Year after year, thousands of die-hard music fans descend on Worthy Farm to enjoy the world-class experience that is Glastonbury Festival. This year, the much-anticipated festival takes place between June 22nd and June 26th, promising stellar sets from Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and a host of other incredible acts. However, when the music ends and […]

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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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Attracting Birds To Your Garden

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

wildlife gardening & birdspotting

If you love seeing the local birds go about their business, but they don’t seem to be attracted to your garden, it might be that your outdoor space simply isn’t designed with our feathered friends in mind. If this is something you’d like to change, here are some simple tips for attracting more birds into […]

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