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What is erosion control and why is geotechnical engineering important?
Thursday, 5 Jul, 2018 – 19:44 | Comments Off on What is erosion control and why is geotechnical engineering important?
What is erosion control and why is geotechnical engineering important?

Preventing land erosion caused by atmospheric phenomena is something that is gaining more and more importance today in fields like agriculture, coastal or land development (roads, embankments, canals, dams, reservoirs, landfills) and also construction.

How to Choose Environmentally Friendly Flooring
Wednesday, 23 May, 2018 – 16:27 | Comments Off on How to Choose Environmentally Friendly Flooring
How to Choose Environmentally Friendly Flooring

Every aspect of your home, from the paint you put on the ceilings, to the type of flooring you choose, can provide you with opportunities to live in a more sustainable way.

Seventh Generation natural cleaning products available in the UK
Sunday, 19 Nov, 2017 – 11:58 | Comments Off on Seventh Generation natural cleaning products available in the UK
Seventh Generation natural cleaning products available in the UK

Seventh Generation have been a brand on my radar for a number of years.
And I don’t mind admitting a certain amount of envy about our friends across the pond being able to access their fantastic …

How to reduce air pollution – three simple ways
Friday, 18 Nov, 2016 – 7:47 | Comments Off on How to reduce air pollution – three simple ways
How to reduce air pollution – three simple ways

One of the things I love most about working from home is that I no longer have to commute.
This does have its downside however!

The Happy Healthy Home by Filter Buy launches today
Thursday, 17 Nov, 2016 – 6:44 | Comments Off on The Happy Healthy Home by Filter Buy launches today
The Happy Healthy Home by Filter Buy launches today

I was invited to submit my contribution to a book that is being launched today called “The Happy Healthy Home.”
Tara, who contacted me said “We consider you to be an expert on the subject and …

Why you should regularly sweep your chimney
Tuesday, 23 Aug, 2016 – 11:58 | Comments Off on Why you should regularly sweep your chimney
Why you should regularly sweep your chimney

Wood burning fires are a classic and timeless part of any rustic home aesthetic but if they aren’t properly maintained they can become dangerous.

5 tips for implementing a recycling strategy at work
Saturday, 7 Nov, 2015 – 11:46 | Comments Off on 5 tips for implementing a recycling strategy at work
5 tips for implementing a recycling strategy at work

With the plastic carrier bag tax in full swing here in England, I’ve been thinking about recycling recently.
We do what we can at home to recycle as much as we can, and I’m fortunate that …

Tips for finding a reputable asbestos removal company
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2015 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Tips for finding a reputable asbestos removal company
Tips for finding a reputable asbestos removal company

I have to admit it. I’m a bit of a closet ‘Homes under the hammer’ fan.
And I can’t begin to tell you how much I’ve learned since tuning into this series on iPlayer.

14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution
Monday, 30 Mar, 2015 – 11:39 | Comments Off on 14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution
14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution

As you know, we run a couple of woodburners here at Chez Green, and although I wouldn’t swap them for the world, they DO produce a lot of dust and dirt.
Which is why I’m getting …

7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day
Sunday, 8 Mar, 2015 – 18:56 | Comments Off on 7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day
7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day

It will be Mother’s Day soon and I’m all about the experience rather than the stuff.
If Little miss Green wants to give the bathroom a clean or give me a massage I’m one happy bunny.