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   Feb 05

Hot Water Saving

We all know that saving energy and using energy saving devices such as radiator panels, electricity monitors and having adequate insulation is beneficial for the environment. Cutting down on energy mean fewer emissions are pumped into the atmosphere that contribute to climate change. However, it is just as important to cut down on the amount [...]

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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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   May 20

Where our Water Goes

Water has been a popular subject in the news in recent months. A dry 2011 has seen droughts affect many parts of the country, despite excessive rain last month, which was the wettest April for many years. Water is of course the most essential resource we have but most of us take its ready use [...]

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   May 03

Effects of Bottled Water on the Environment

Drinking plenty of water is a good idea to remain healthy, but many people think that bottled water is somehow better for you than tap water, as a result, millions of bottles of water are sold in the UK each year, but this has a detrimental effect on the environment, as bottles of water are [...]

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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 01

Coping with the Drought – Water Saving Tips

It’s official. Much of the UK is now experiencing drought conditions with water shortages stretching from the South East to as far north as Yorkshire. Rivers are drying up and reservoirs are running dangerously low. The result, is that in many areas hosepipe bans are already in force, and other regions are expecting to implement [...]

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   Mar 15

UK Drought Worst in 30 Years

Britain is experiencing its worst drought in 30 years, officials have said. Hosepipe bans have already been put in place in many regions and all of us are being asked to save as much water as possible. This water shortage is due to the country having experienced one of its driest winters in years, leaving [...]

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   Mar 11

The Eco Friendly Chef

Cooking is something many of us enjoys doing. Preparing wholesome, home cooked meals is also a sure fire way of keeping our family’s healthy, especially when you consider the rise of obesity among the younger generation. There is nothing better than sourcing and preparing your own meals for the family, as you can ensure that [...]

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   Feb 20

Water Saving Critical as Droughts Loom

While we may still be in the throes of winter, major water shortages have been forecast for this spring. Water companies are suggesting that parts of Britain may face some of the worst droughts in over thirty years this year because reservoirs are at critically low levels. And groundwater levels are still falling. The parts [...]

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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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