green home

A Look At The Government’s Clean Growth Strategy

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

green home, green energy

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

led lights, green home, energy saving

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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What’s the Best Way to Get Rid of My Old Bed?

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green home, recycling

recycling your mattress, recycling household items, recycling beds

The most recent National Bed Federation’s (NBF) End of Life Mattress Report (2016) showed that 74,000 less mattresses were recycled in 2015 than 2014. Over a similar time period, local authorities also reported that having little access to suitable recycling centres, following their own bulky waste collections and fly-tipping clean ups, meant that having to […]

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Creating An Eco Friendly Kitchen

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

electric heating, energy saving radiators

With more and more people considering the effect their lifestyles have on the environment, it may be time for you to think about how to make your own home more eco-friendly. Saving energy should be your prime focus as although renewable sources of energy are increasing their share of production we still rely on polluting […]

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Love Nature Month

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Green Business, green home

ethical pet insurance, ethical car insurance, ethical home insurance

Evergreen Insurance Services has been built on a passion for the natural world and an ethical ethos, we aim to provide a first class personal service with products to suit you. Evergreen would be delighted to help with a free review of your business or personal insurance needs, whilst supporting your own corporate social responsibility […]

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Win A Free Flush Wall Mounted Water Butt Worth £110 And Recycle Your Rain Water

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green gardening, green home, recycling

water butt eco

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 winner the opportunity to win one of their wall mounted water butts that can hold up to 100 litres of water. The Original Prestige […]

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How To Go Carbon Neutral At Home

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Energy Saving, green home

electric heating, energy saving radiators

Going carbon neutral is becoming increasing popular and there are many ways that homeowners can reduce their carbon footprint in the home. With a self-build, you have the unique opportunity to make every aspect of your property eco-friendly. But for those who don’t have that luxury, there are still a number of things that can […]

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