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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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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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5 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

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

eco flooring, bamboo flooring

The effects humankind is having on the environment have long been discussed and debated. However recently, it seems that conversations have shifted towards a more urgent and meaningful discourse. The planet is massively suffering from the impact of burning fossil fuels, deforestation, plastic pollution, and much, much more, all of which are caused by the […]

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Creative Ways To Reuse Waste

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green home, recycling

recycled glassware

Annually, we produce 2.12 billion tonnes of waste which is becoming extremely damaging to our planet. Although authoritative bodies around the world have introduced schemes and initiatives to encourage recycling — most of our waste continues to end up in landfills; which is leading to severe consequences for the environment. This figure is also expected […]

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Making Our Gardens Carbon Positive

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green gardening, green home, Natural Health

houseplants & health

The world’s environment is dramatically changing due to climate change. Glaciers are shrinking, animals and birds are losing their habitats and forests are being destroyed at an alarming rate. It’s predicted by scientists that global temperatures are going to continue rising in the near future, with greenhouse gases that are produced by human activity being […]

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