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5 ways to reuse Tetra Pak cartons in your garden
Monday, 29 Jun, 2015 – 7:53 | One Comment
5 ways to reuse Tetra Pak cartons in your garden

The theme for this year’s Zero Waste Week is ‘reuse’.
After all, the 3 Rs are in that order for a reason.
And while recycling is commendable, by reUSING items, we can give them a longer life, …

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 …

The ultimate car sharing system has arrived!
Friday, 27 Mar, 2015 – 10:30 | Comments Off on The ultimate car sharing system has arrived!
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 on All aboard the electric bus!
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 on Is Hydrogen fuel the future of motoring?
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 on Brands leading the way in animal welfare
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 on How procrastination can cost the environment
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 on @nomadsclothing help us buy both fair trade and organic clothing!
@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 …