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   Apr 06

Environmental Benefits of a Log Maker

Some people think that by burning paper logs made in a Log Maker in an open fire or wood burning stove it is not very kind to the environment. After all, they say, burning paper creates smoke. However, while this is true, the amount of emissions put out by burning paper logs is much, much [...]

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   Feb 16

Comparison: Three Log Making Products

Making your own fuel out of recycled paper can be a real money saver for people with an open fire or wood burning stove. Not only can you make free fuel with a log maker, bug also you can cu down on the amount of waste you throw out. Log makers come in various types, [...]

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   Dec 27

The Cost of Paper Waste

Paper and paper-based products such as cardboard, are one of the most relied upon materials, even in today’s digital age. Everyday, letters, envelopes, newspapers and takeaway menus arrive though most people’s letterboxes, and paper still plays a key role as packaging material for many of the products we buy. At this time of year, even [...]

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   Dec 19

Logmakers – a Christmas Gift that keeps on Giving

If you know somebody with a wood burning stove or open fire, the Logmaker can make the ideal Christmas gift. A Logmaker is simple, easy to use, and not very expensive, but best of all it is an eco friendly gift that keeps on giving. With a Logmaker, people with wood burning stoves or open [...]

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   Nov 16

Logmaker at Christmas

Christmas is only a few weeks away, but it the time of year when Logmakers really come into their own. If you have an open fire or wood burning stove and haven’t got a Logmaker yet then you really should think about it. Christmas is a time when there is not only a need for [...]

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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 23

Where to find Free Firewood

Perhaps the cheapest and most eco friendly way of heating your home is to use an open fire or wood burning stove. With today’s record high gas and electric prices, burning wood on a fire can dramatically reduce your home heating bills. However, seasoned wood to burn on a fire still costs money, but one [...]

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   Oct 07

Making Logs for Quick, Free Fuel

If you have an open fire or wood burning stove, you need to build up a supply of logs over the winter. The best way to do this is to buy a log store, so you have somewhere to not only keep your winter fuel, but also a place where wood will naturally season so [...]

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   Sep 04

Can we Solve the Carrier Bag Conundrum

You don’t have to be an active ecologist to know that plastic bags are a big problem for the environment. Plastic bags are not biodegradable, in other words, they linger in the environment for years without rotting. This means in every landfill, there are billions of plastic bags that will be there for years to [...]

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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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