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Archive for the 'Kitchen' Category

   Sep 24

How Eco is your Kitchen?

Kitchens are busy hubs. We spend a lot of time in our kitchen and do multiple tasks from washing up and cooking, to doing the laundry. This means the kitchen is also one of the most energy consuming rooms in the home. Not only are kitchens full of various electrical appliances, from the food mixer [...]

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   May 05

The Eco Chef

You only have to turn the TV on these days to be faced with a plethora of cooking advice. Celebrity chefs are everywhere, offering advice as to how to cook everything from basic meals to elegant banquets. However, what few cooking programmes fail to cover, is how to prepare and cook food in an environmentally [...]

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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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   Mar 05

Recycling Bins for an Efficient Recycling Regime

Recycling used to be something in which only a few people participated. Recycling bins used to be something that you had to go to your local supermarket to use, but now, recycling is now part and parcel of most household’s weekly chores. Most local authorities no insist householders take part in some form of recycling, [...]

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   Jan 01

Going Eco Friendly in 2012 – Room by Room Ideas

The New Year is the perfect time for people to start living a little greener and reducing the amount of energy they use and becoming all round more eco friendly. Getting started can be tricky, however, so a good approach is to look at the home room by room and work out ways you can [...]

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   Nov 15

Why Compost

Composting is both good for the garden and for the environment. F you are into gardening and don’t compost, buying fertilizers, plant food and specialist soils will also be costing you money, needlessly. While plants and vegetables get a lot of their food by converting sunlight into starch (photosynthesis), most household and garden plants still [...]

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   Sep 26

Food Waste and Prevention

Wasting food is something many of us worry about. Not only is food becoming more expensive, with so many people in the world short of food, food waste is unethical. Furthermore, with the energy used in producing our food and delivering it to our local shops, wasting food is also not very eco friendly. Preventing [...]

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   Sep 24

How to Make Your Kitchen Eco Friendly

Perhaps the busiest room in the house, the kitchen is also one of the most demanding for energy. Cooking, cleaning dishes, washing clothes and preparing food all requires energy. Then there is the waste. Food products and food waste make up a large proportion of our household waste, so the kitchen is an area where [...]

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