Environmental Campaigns

Help Your Favourite Wildlife Charity Win £1000 With Evergreen Insurance

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Competitions, Environmental Campaigns, Green Directory Reviews

ethical pet insurance, ethical car insurance, ethical home insurance

Evergreen Insurance services are running a fabulous competition in which you can help your favourite wildlife charity win £1000. Visit Evergreen Insurance Services online or at The CountryFile show (3rd-6th August) and they will be delighted to provide you with a quote for your insurance needs as well as enabling you to nominate your charity for the […]

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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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How To Recycle Text & Reference Books

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Campaigns, recycling

book aid for africa

Many people and organisations throw educational books away as they think once they are out of date they are unusable. But ‘Book Aid For Africa’ a registered charity takes new, unwanted and second hand text and reference books and distributes them to people in Africa. As long as the books are in good condition and published within the last 15 years they […]

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Washing Your Hands Of Microbeads

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Campaigns, Natural Skincare

microbeads

Did you know that in recent years cosmetic manufacturers have been adding microbeads to their products, and every year nearly 3 trillion of these microbeads spill into our rivers, lakes and oceans, representing a serious threat to our environment the very moment they are washed down the drain. Eco2greetings have created an infographic showing which countries use the […]

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The Benefits Of Peat Free Compost

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Environmental Campaigns

peat free compost, eco friendly compost

Did you know that peat bogs are the biggest storers of carbon in the UK and help keep emissions from the atmosphere? When peat is extracted from the ground it contributes to global warming. Did you also know that in the Thorne moors and Hatfield moors of Yorkshire there are 3,000 insect species and 800 flowering […]

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