Eco Tips

A Guide to Composting

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Articles, Eco Tips, green gardening

compost, composting advice

Composting is a brilliant environmentally friendly way of removing the waste from your garden and kitchen and turning it into something useful, a fantastic example of the circle of life. Using your own compost is useful in all gardens, particularly for adding nutrients back into your soil and garden.  When Is the Best Time to […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Tips For Being Eco Friendly

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Energy Saving

green energy, eco energy companies

Although the last two hundred years has brought an unimaginable amount of wealth and prosperity to the human race, it hasn’t been without its drawbacks. Although we live longer than ever and have access to more technologies than ever, it comes at the cost of environmental damage including air pollution, desertification, deforestation, global warming, ocean […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Green Holiday Tips

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green holidays, green transport

eco holiday tips, green holidays

For those of you heading off on holiday soon here are a few tips to keep your break as low impact as possible. 1. Choose Eco-Friendly  Accomodation Supporting hotels, campsites  and holiday parks that help  protect the environment is a great way to cut your holiday’s carbon footprint. Check out our new green holidays section […]

Read More