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   Mar 06

Getting Kids Interested in the Environment

The econ friendly movement took a long time. From the seventies, when people first started drawing attention to the damage we were doing to the environment, it took decades before recycling, energy saving and organic produce became as ubiquitous as they are today. The success of the environment movement owes a lot to the fact [...]

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   Dec 23

Winter Garden Clearing

When the indulgences of Christmas are over and the hangover from New Year clears, it can be a time to think about tidying the garden ready for summer. Many of us neglect our gardens during the winter, after all, the lawn doesn’t need mowing and there is very little growing in the shrub rows. Come [...]

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   Nov 12

How to Deal with Garden Waste

At this time of year, many of us have huge amount of garden waste. With leaves now falling from the trees, keeping the garden clear can be a challenge. Of course, many local authorities now come round and collect our garden waste and take it for recycling. However, this is not always as eco friendly [...]

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   Oct 01

Things to do with Recycled Paper

Recycling paper is something that most of us do these days. And with the amount of unsolicited junk mail that comes through our doors it is a good thing. Paper recycling is very important for the environment because the more paper we recycled, the few trees need to be cut down to make new paper. [...]

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   Aug 16

Importance of Recycling Food Waste

Most people would agree that throwing food away is quite unethical, especially when you consider the number of people in the world who don’t have enough to eat. However, food waste is not just about ethics, it is also about wasting energy and resources. Huge amounts of energy go into producing food, from growing and [...]

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   Aug 09

How to Get your Kids into Gardening

Getting the kids away from the TV and video game console can be a challenge for many parents, especially in the summer holidays. However, years ago, kids spent most of the summer playing outside, and while not every parent feels it is safe for their children to run around the streets, getting them into the [...]

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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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   Jun 28

The Waste Paper Mountain

No matter how hard we try to be more environmental, we still seem to generate just as much rubbish as we have always done, especially when it comes to waste paper. Despite most of us throwing waste paper into the recycling, there is so much of it produced, that recycling companies simple can’t cope and [...]

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   May 09

The Eco Gardener

This time of year is when people traditionally turn their minds back to the garden. After winter, when the garden appears lifeless, spring means that the lawn is going to start to need cutting and many of the plants and shrubs are going to begin blooming. Gardening can be hard work, especially if you have [...]

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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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