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

The ultimate car sharing system has arrived!
Friday, 27 Mar, 2015 – 10:30 | Comments Off
The ultimate car sharing system has arrived!

While I might occasionally get wistful for the slower and simpler (not necessarily easier) pace of life my Grandparents lived through, I am a girl that loves modern technology and ‘progress’.
You won’t be dragging me …

All aboard the electric bus!
Tuesday, 10 Mar, 2015 – 14:06 | Comments Off
All aboard the electric bus!

What vehicle costs 70% less to run than diesel?
And which same vehicle produces 60% less CO2 emissions than a diesel one?
This week I came across something rather exciting!

Is Hydrogen fuel the future of motoring?
Monday, 2 Mar, 2015 – 16:44 | Comments Off
Is Hydrogen fuel the future of motoring?

As you know, I like to keep my eye on the car market.
While we still drive a 4×4 which gives us a rather eco-UN friendly 25 miles to the gallon, I hold out hope that …

Brands leading the way in animal welfare
Wednesday, 7 Jan, 2015 – 14:18 | Comments Off
Brands leading the way in animal welfare

I’ve mentioned before that Mr Green and I have a feather mattress.
I can’t begin to tell you what a decadent bed we have!

How procrastination can cost the environment
Thursday, 18 Dec, 2014 – 16:00 | Comments Off
How procrastination can cost the environment

I can be the Queen of procrastination and now I’ve realised how bad for the environment it can be!
You might remember we’ve been backwards and forwards with our conscience when it comes to choosing a …

@nomadsclothing help us buy both fair trade and organic clothing!
Wednesday, 3 Dec, 2014 – 16:01 | Comments Off
@nomadsclothing help us buy both fair trade and organic clothing!

As I’ve mentioned before, I find this time of year a bit of a struggle.
I have well meaning family members asking me what I want for Christmas.
And I know I’m not that easy to buy …

How a holey tea towel took me outside my comfort zone. But helped me save the planet
Tuesday, 4 Nov, 2014 – 8:19 | One Comment
How a holey tea towel took me outside my comfort zone. But helped me save the planet

Oh my, Small Footprints knows how to keep us accountable.
This week’s Change the World Wednesday challenge was no walk in the park.

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