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Reduce Waste This Christmas

Reduce Waste This Christmas

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a stunning infographic highlighting the waste associated with our most popular celebrations. The information is specific to Britain, but is easily applicable to the rest of the developed world. Waste is a huge side-effect of the consumer oriented Christmas, Easter and other holidays we’ve become used to.  Here some ideas on how to [...]

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What Does the Green Movement Mean for You?

What Does the Green Movement Mean for You?

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Perhaps the greatest impediment to widespread acceptance of the green movement and the energy conservation initiative is confusion over terms and ecological processes. What’s key to understand is that both the green movement and energy conservation initiative are rooted in curbing the greenhouse effect as well as minimizing waste. And both of those start in [...]

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How To Start A Solar Coop

How To Start A Solar Coop

| June 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is an excellent video on the power of local communities to make a real and lasting impact on the world around them, both locally and globally.  The Mt. Pleasant Solar Cooperative in Washington, DC helps shine a light on how to bring affordable and convenient solar power to a community, and how you can [...]

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Green Cleaning Tips for the Eco-friendly Kitchen

Green Cleaning Tips for the Eco-friendly Kitchen

| June 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The kitchen is one of the most important places in the house and keeping it clean is a priority. But is it possible to keep a clean kitchen minus the toxic and harsh chemical-laden cleaners? Luckily, yes. Here are some green cleaning tips for a germ-free, healthy kitchen. Using Natural Ingredients for a Clean Kitchen [...]

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Colony Collapse Disorder – Honey Bees Are Disappearing

Colony Collapse Disorder – Honey Bees Are Disappearing

| May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Einstein is reputed to have said, “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left“. Whether he was right or not we don’t know, but the bees have started disappearing, and scientists are rightly worried. Bees are disappearing by the millions and without a [...]

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Peak Oil: An Introduction

Peak Oil: An Introduction

| May 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

‘Peak Oil’ is one of the greatest issues of our time.  Much like climate change, it is no longer a distant threat that our grandchildren may face – it is here and happening now. People have been debating the timing of peak oil – the time when oil production stops increasing and starts dropping – [...]

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English Town’s Climate Lessons

English Town’s Climate Lessons

| April 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Totnes, or ‘Transition Totnes’ is a small English town in Devon, which is putting it’s own measures in place to protect its environmental future.  Residents make use of bio-fuel from recylced fish and chip oil, growing sustainable food, and even finding their own form of currency.  Watch the video for more.

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Saving Money: Ideas to Save Green While Going Green

Saving Money: Ideas to Save Green While Going Green

| April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Does the thought of an eco-friendly life make you wonder about the expenses that come with it? Worry not, here are some great ways to help the planet with the basics of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle while saving money as well. Reduce What You Use The best way to save money while also going green [...]

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Junk Mail – Opt Out For Everyone’s Sake

Junk Mail – Opt Out For Everyone’s Sake

| March 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

Junk mail is for most of us a giant pain in the neck.  It clogs up your mailbox, fills up your rubbish bin, and usually is less interesting than staring at a blank wall. If your local junk mail distributor is a little lazy like mine can be, it may also get thrown on the [...]

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