sustainability

Commercial Solar PV Installation For Businesses in The UK

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in Articles, eco-engineering, Energy Saving, Environmental Education, Green Business, Renewable Energy, sustainability

  An important part of any business or commercial entity is the energy they need to power the business. From lighting up the premises to operating machinery, electricity is crucial to their daily functioning and success. Commercial entities can get the energy they need from several sources. These include the national grid or using a […]

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How Businesses Can Become More Sustainable With Small Changes

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Articles, Eco Tips, Environmental Education, Green Business, recycling, sustainability

  There are many ways in which a business can change their culture to become more sustainable, without spending a lot of money or altering business practices. This brief guide will go over four examples.   Recycling Initiatives Businesses have no excuse in the modern world to not be running some sort of recycling programme, […]

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Book Review: Green Christmas by Eilidh Gallagher

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Green Book Reviews, Green Christmas, green holidays, sustainability

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The ‘Green Christmas’ Book by Eilidh Gallagher is a user friendly guide on how to enjoy a slower, simpler and fun packed Christmas without the waste, extravagance and excess now associated with our modern Christmases. It’s full of tips, advice and ideas that are planet friendly and that are designed to help us plan ahead […]

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

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

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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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