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Eight tips for a green wedding
Thursday, 15 Nov, 2012 – 8:59 | One Comment
Eight tips for a green wedding

Our guest writer today shares eight tips for the perfect green wedding!

Protecting biodiversity with nature reserves
Wednesday, 31 Oct, 2012 – 4:24 | Comments Off on Protecting biodiversity with nature reserves
Protecting biodiversity with nature reserves

How one award winning nature reserve is bringing their new motion-activated trail camera to a screen near you!

Five simple ways to improve air quality in your home
Wednesday, 10 Oct, 2012 – 14:36 | 4 Comments
Five simple ways to improve air quality in your home

Is the air in your home clean enough to breathe? Here are our top five tips for getting your family healthy this winter…

5 Surprising Eco-Friendly Facts about Wood Flooring
Tuesday, 28 Aug, 2012 – 9:52 | Comments Off on 5 Surprising Eco-Friendly Facts about Wood Flooring
5 Surprising Eco-Friendly Facts about Wood Flooring

Deciding which flooring to use in your home is not only a difficult decision to make with all the options available, but it’s expensive too, so it’s important to get it right. Check out these interesting eco friendly facts and let me know what sort of flooring you prefer at home.

Which is better for the environment – using a dishwasher or washing dishes by hand?
Monday, 20 Aug, 2012 – 4:31 | 3 Comments
Which is better for the environment – using a dishwasher or washing dishes by hand?

Today I’m exploring a topic that’s been on my mind for a long time. and I’m still not sure I have the answer!

Is your home making you sick?
Thursday, 2 Aug, 2012 – 4:18 | 5 Comments
Is your home making you sick?

This week’s Change the World Wednesday challenge is a bit different to usual – will you step up and clean up your act?

How to reduce indoor pollution and improve air quality
Thursday, 5 Jul, 2012 – 7:21 | Comments Off on How to reduce indoor pollution and improve air quality
How to reduce indoor pollution and improve air quality

Did you know that indoor air quality can be two-to-five times more polluted than outdoor? This week I helped a friend of mine, who suffers from asthma, take steps to improving the air quality in her home …

Treating limescale the non-chemical, environmentally green way!
Tuesday, 26 Jun, 2012 – 6:49 | 2 Comments
Treating limescale the non-chemical, environmentally green way!

In the past 12 years I’ve replaced kettles, water filters and immersion tank heating elements. My skin feels dry when I get out of the bath and the fibres in our clothes don’t last long. One company promises to put an end to hard water scale without using chemicals. They are so popular the United States Government use their products…

How to make your bedroom allergy free
Friday, 15 Jun, 2012 – 4:58 | 3 Comments
How to make your bedroom allergy free

This time of year allergies can increase due to higher levels of pollen in the air. Here are some ideas to keep your bedroom allergen free to help reduce the symptoms of hayfever, asthma and other conditions triggered by pollen and pollution

Personal observations of permaculture
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012 – 4:27 | 4 Comments
Personal observations of permaculture

We were asked to explore and experience permaculture in our own back yards this week. How did you get on? Any revelations to share?