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3 green flooring options
Tuesday, 15 May, 2012 – 4:08 | One Comment
3 green flooring options

Wood, bamboo, cork or stone? What are the environmental benefits of using these materials in our home?

International permaculture day
Sunday, 6 May, 2012 – 7:58 | 3 Comments
International permaculture day

Did you know today was International Permaculture Day? But permaculture isn’t limited to the garden or growing food, it’s a lifestyle that offers and encompasses so much more…

5 great Green Materials for home improvement and Interior design
Thursday, 19 Apr, 2012 – 8:31 | Comments Off on 5 great Green Materials for home improvement and Interior design
5 great Green Materials for home improvement and Interior design

Most of us have heard of bamboo and hemp and understand they are renewable and eco friendly materials for using in the home. But have you heard of Abaca or Manila? Neither had I – read on to find out more!

10 great eco-friendly tips for around the home
Wednesday, 18 Apr, 2012 – 14:48 | 2 Comments
10 great eco-friendly tips for around the home

It’s always good to go back to basics. Our guest writer today shares his top 10 tips to help you be more eco friendly at home. They’ll help you lower your electricity bill and reduce your carbon footprint

How to make reading books green
Wednesday, 11 Apr, 2012 – 16:28 | 3 Comments
How to make reading books green

Is publishing books a crime against nature? With all those trees, toxic inks and many books produced in China should they weigh heavy on our conscience? This week’s “Change the World Wednesday” challenge has me looking at greener ways of reading…

Get happiness, health and prosperity with EcoChi
Thursday, 27 Oct, 2011 – 15:59 | 2 Comments
Get happiness, health and prosperity with EcoChi

By combining Feng Shui, Green and sustainable living and environmental psychology, author Debra Duneier has created ‘EcoChi’ to bring you more happiness, health and prosperity

Return to sender…
Wednesday, 22 Jun, 2011 – 6:29 | 6 Comments
Return to sender…

Could you become an activist, if only for a week?

Organising a green funeral
Sunday, 20 Mar, 2011 – 10:40 | 4 Comments
Organising a green funeral

Have you stopped to think about the carbon footprint of your funeral? Today we’re discussing willow coffins and natural burial grounds.

12 steps to reduce exposure to EMFs
Monday, 10 Jan, 2011 – 4:38 | Comments Off on 12 steps to reduce exposure to EMFs
12 steps to reduce exposure to EMFs

The other day I talked about electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and whether or not they were cause for concern.
Some experts believe EMFs have a hugely detrimental effect on our health, yet numerous studies have produced contradictory results.
If you’re concerned, …

Warning: Could your TV be ruining your health?
Monday, 3 Jan, 2011 – 4:25 | 3 Comments
Warning: Could your TV be ruining your health?

Electromagnetic fields represent one of the most common and fastest growing environmental influences, about which anxiety and speculation are spreading. We are all exposed to varying degrees of EMF in our daily lives, and the …