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Archive for July, 2012

   Jul 31

Beware of Misleading Food Labelling

Many of us want to buy fresh, local, organic and sustainable foods and products to help protect the environment and ensure we are not eating or consuming products that have been produced with chemicals or other industrialised methods. However, sometimes we can be misled into buying food, which has none of these properties, simply because [...]

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   Jul 28

The Plight of the Bee

Albert Einstein once said:  “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.” This inextricable link between humankind and the humble bee, as pointed out by Einstein, is now [...]

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   Jul 26

Fix it don’t Chuck it

While most of us now recycle and think we are doing our bit for the environment, we are all still consuming far too much. We live in a consumer society that encourages us to buy and replace rather than repair. All sorts of things we purchase tend to last only a few months or years [...]

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   Jul 24

Go Eco Friendly with your Bathroom

While it has been an extremely wet so far this year and the drought warnings that emerged at the beginning of summer have now all been lifted, water shortage is still a real threat. Saving water is important for several reasons. Firstly, the more water we waste, the less water is available and the more [...]

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   Jul 22

How to get the Perfect Lawn the Eco Friendly Way

Everybody would like a perfect lawn, and it is all too tempting to resort to fertilisers, herbicides and chemical lawn feed in order to turn your brown patchy grass into a luscious, green lawn. However, these chemical based lawn products are not very good for the environment. Chemicals can seep into ground water, damage the [...]

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   Jul 19

Some Eco Ideas for Entertaining the Kids this Summer

The summer holidays can be a trying time for many parents, who struggle to keep their kids amused, especially when the weather is bad. Nobody wants their children to spend all summer sat in front of the TV or playing video games, so finding some fun activities for them to do, especially activities that raise [...]

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   Jul 17

Urban, Suburban, Rural: The Eco Friendliest Place to Live

Perhaps one of the biggest factors that affects are carbon footprint and how green we live our lives is the place where we choose to live. Whether we choose to live in a city, town, suburb, or out in the country can make a big difference to the amount of energy we consume and how [...]

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   Jul 15

Is your Diet Eco Friendly?

Living green and being conscious of the environment isn’t just about energy saving and buying eco friendly products. All aspects of our lives can have an impact on the environment, such as the food we eat. The type of food we eat, where we it comes from and how it is produced has a huge [...]

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   Jul 12

Are you keeping Eco Friendly this Summer?

Because the summer is a time of (occasional) good weather, we use a lot less energy in home heating and lighting, so it is very easy to get complacent about the environment. Summer is also a time when many of get the chance to go away for a week or two, and quite often we [...]

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   Jul 09

Five Basic Ways to Save the Planet

Being eco friendly is a never-ending task. No matter how careful you are to ensure you recycle, save energy and take care of the environment, there is always something else you can do, or stop doing. Many people take helping the environment to the extreme, but this kind of attitude can be off-putting to other [...]

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