sustainability

Be Inspired To Mend With The Japanese Cult Classic by Hikaru Noguchi

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, recycling, sustainability, Zero Waste

repair, re-use, make do and mend

When I was first sent ‘Darning’ by Hikaru Noguchi I was struck by the beautiful layout of the book and the inventiveness of the author in the way she mends, repairs and oftentimes transforms pieces of clothing through simply fixes and imagination. The author uses 12 different techniques to illustrate how to mend your clothes […]

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Why Water Efficiency is Essential for Businesses

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Energy Saving, Green Business, sustainability

Current attention has been focused more on energy efficiency than water efficiency. However, demand for water has been growing along with energy usage in recent years especially as the climate changes. Furthermore, water usage requires energy, and it contributes to greenhouse gas emissions. Yet there are many other reasons aside from being eco-friendly to reduce […]

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The Benefits Of Adding Trees To Your Garden

By Kate Haines,
Filed in climate change, green gardening, sustainability, wildlife

tree care, tree surgeons

Creating a glorious, natural garden that is manageable and benefits the environment can be a challenge for amateur gardeners, but it doesn’t have to be if you do your homework and learn the basics. There are many easy ways that you can incorporate sustainability into your garden, including using recycled garden products, creating a compost […]

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