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#WIN a Vektra Vacuum Eco Kettle #ZeroWasteWeek
Friday, 2 Sep, 2016 – 23:30 | 189 Comments
#WIN a Vektra Vacuum Eco Kettle #ZeroWasteWeek

I’ve been learning some amazing facts for Zero Waste Week which runs 5-9th September.
The theme this year is reducing food waste, which is a topic close to my heart.

Basics to creating an eco friendly low carbon property
Tuesday, 23 Aug, 2016 – 13:01 | Comments Off on Basics to creating an eco friendly low carbon property
Basics to creating an eco friendly low carbon property

Whether you are building your dream home from scratch or thrusting a period property into the 21st century the principles in creating a low carbon emission property remain the same.

Are LED light bulbs really better for the environment than incandescent
Tuesday, 2 Jun, 2015 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Are LED light bulbs really better for the environment than incandescent
Are LED light bulbs really better for the environment than incandescent

As you know, we’re huge fans of LED light bulbs here at Chez Green.
Mr Green has BUILT them for the downstairs which run off small solar panels. I know, what a guy!

A simple way to slash your energy bills
Monday, 13 Apr, 2015 – 9:32 | Comments Off on A simple way to slash your energy bills
A simple way to slash your energy bills

As you might remember, Mr Green and I came up with a cunning and frugal plan to reduce our carbon footprint.
Being the ever-resourceful guy, Mr Green lined our dining room curtains and ceiling with space …

Are you ready for a smart meter?
Tuesday, 31 Mar, 2015 – 14:19 | Comments Off on Are you ready for a smart meter?
Are you ready for a smart meter?

I’m all for reducing our carbon footprint and our bills by being aware of the amount of energy we use.
In the past I’ve tried all sorts of energy recording devices from the Owl to the …

Top 10 reasons I haven’t bought an electric car (yet)
Friday, 31 Oct, 2014 – 10:18 | Comments Off on Top 10 reasons I haven’t bought an electric car (yet)
Top 10 reasons I haven’t bought an electric car (yet)

An electric car should be a no-brainer for a green household. But here are ten reasons why I won’t be buying one soon.

How being a dimwit can save you money
Wednesday, 15 Oct, 2014 – 19:55 | Comments Off on How being a dimwit can save you money
How being a dimwit can save you money

Small Footprints has a great “Change the World Wednesday” challenge for us this week.
It’s one of those challenges that makes you realise living more sustainably can take just a few minutes, cost you nothing and …

Socially responsible investment opportunities with @energybonds
Friday, 28 Feb, 2014 – 14:02 | Comments Off on Socially responsible investment opportunities with @energybonds
Socially responsible investment opportunities with @energybonds

If you’re looking for socially responsible investment opportunities, then investing in renewable energy or renewable technologies has become a viable option in this time of economic uncertainty. Today we talk about the options available

Mrs Green says no to the environment
Saturday, 15 Feb, 2014 – 20:03 | 3 Comments
Mrs Green says no to the environment

Do you put your money where your mouth is, or does frugality sometimes win the day?

Six ways to keep warm without turning up the thermostat
Wednesday, 29 Jan, 2014 – 11:35 | 2 Comments
Six ways to keep warm without turning up the thermostat

Many people have to choose between heating and eating. With these tips you can have the best of both worlds!