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Archive for April, 2012

   Apr 23

Reclaimed Timber Products

Reclaimed timber is a perfect way of recycling. Reclaimed timber comes from all sorts of different locations, from old boats and barns, to wine barrels and mine support beams. Reclaimed timber is not only more environmentally friendly than regular wood, but also because it has spent time out in the elements is more durable to [...]

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   Apr 21

What Happens to our Recycling

Have you ever wondered what happens to all our recycling once it leaves out doorstep. Having taken the time to separate all our waste into separate recycling bins, understanding what happens to it and where it goes can help us realise we are not wasting our time. Recycling is really important. Not only does recycling [...]

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   Apr 20

Bamboo Sustainable Clothing

Sustainability is as important as other forms of green living. Sustainable eco friendly products are important to ensure that we have enough resources for the next generation to use. Sustainability is all about ensuring the materials that go into making products can easily be replaced and don’t come from a finite source; sustainable products should [...]

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   Apr 18

Making our Gadgets more Eco Friendly

Gadgets are now part of nearly everybody’s lives. From computers and laptops to mobile phones tablet PCs, e-readers and MP3 players, most of us would be lost without our gizmos and devices. Of course, while many of these devices enable us to have the world at our fingertips, there is a downside. Gadgets use energy [...]

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   Apr 16

Environmental Benefits of Flexible Hours and Home Working

Flexible working and allowing employees to work from home is becoming increasingly common. More and more employers are seeing the benefits of allowing employees to manage life, work and family by allowing a more flexible approach to the working day. Flexible working and allowing employees to work from home also has environmental benefits, which can [...]

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   Apr 14

Some Simple Alternatives to Recycling

Recycling is something we all have to do now. We may not like it, but recycling is one of the best ways of being eco friendly there is. Recycling benefits the environment in several ways. Firstly, it improves sustainability as recycling goods reduces the need to gather new resources. This also saves energy as recycling [...]

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   Apr 12

Eco Friendly Laundry Day

Laundry day is not something many of us look forward to. All that washing, drying and laundry not only takes up a large portion of our day, but it is both choresome and not very good for the environment. All the energy, water and chemicals used in washing and drying our clothes makes it a [...]

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   Apr 10

Cutting down on Energy use in the Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most energy demanding rooms in the home. Nearly everything we do in the kitchen requires energy, so by making changes and being more eco in the kitchen we can make a big difference to our annual energy consumption and save a little money in the long run too. Many [...]

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   Apr 08

Understanding the Hosepipe Ban

Seven water companies have now implemented hosepipe bans, The water companies, which cover most of the south-east of England include: Anglian Water, Southern Water, South East Water, Sutton and East Surrey, Thames Water, Veolia Central and Veolia South East. From now on, and most probably until the end of summer, using a hosepipe is forbidden [...]

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   Apr 06

Composting an Easy Guide

Composting is one of the oldest and most natural forms of recycling there is. Way before people were separating their waste into different recycling bins, gardeners were composting garden and kitchen waste to make nutritious plant food for lawns, shrubs and flowers. Composting is ideal for anybody with even a remote interest in gardening. Whether [...]

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