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4 ways working from home helps reduce emissions
Friday, 26 Jan, 2018 – 12:09 | Comments Off on 4 ways working from home helps reduce emissions
4 ways working from home helps reduce emissions

In 1914, Henry Ford implemented the now-industry standard 40-hour work week in his Ford factory plants. Where before workers were averaging 50, 60 and sometimes even 70-hour weeks, the new standard helped curb prolonged work …

The growing importance of Wind Power in the UK
Wednesday, 8 Mar, 2017 – 20:19 | Comments Off on The growing importance of Wind Power in the UK
The growing importance of Wind Power in the UK

For hundreds of years, we have made use of wind power. A common image that comes to mind is the classic Dutch windmill in Holland.
Nowadays, wind power is becoming more important, widely used and with …

How much do you have to invest to go green?
Tuesday, 28 Feb, 2017 – 9:11 | Comments Off on How much do you have to invest to go green?
How much do you have to invest to go green?

While my passion is combining frugality with sustainable living, it doesn’t mean I don’t have a wishlist of ‘one day’ investment that would flex the plastic somewhat!
On the blog I talk about eating well on …

4 ways to slash your winter fuel bills
Thursday, 24 Nov, 2016 – 8:56 | Comments Off on 4 ways to slash your winter fuel bills
4 ways to slash your winter fuel bills

The company who supply our electricity at Little Green Blog HQ contacted me last month.
I didn’t realise prices (and our usage!) had crept up and my account was in arrears to the tune of £300.

How individuals and businesses are one and the same when it comes to ‘green issues’
Thursday, 17 Nov, 2016 – 8:00 | Comments Off on How individuals and businesses are one and the same when it comes to ‘green issues’
How individuals and businesses are one and the same when it comes to ‘green issues’

I don’t know about you, but I love awareness campaigns.
You get campaigns for health conditions, animal or human rights and even fun things like popcorn day or Winnie the Pooh day!

The Big November Turn-on! How to keep warm without increasing your carbon footprint
Friday, 11 Nov, 2016 – 12:43 | Comments Off on The Big November Turn-on! How to keep warm without increasing your carbon footprint
The Big November Turn-on! How to keep warm without increasing your carbon footprint

Yup, that’s right – November! This month is the month that most people – and many public bodies – finally cave in and turn on the heating.

#WIN a Vektra Vacuum Eco Kettle #ZeroWasteWeek
Friday, 2 Sep, 2016 – 23:30 | 189 Comments
#WIN a Vektra Vacuum Eco Kettle #ZeroWasteWeek

I’ve been learning some amazing facts for Zero Waste Week which runs 5-9th September.
The theme this year is reducing food waste, which is a topic close to my heart.

Basics to creating an eco friendly low carbon property
Tuesday, 23 Aug, 2016 – 13:01 | Comments Off on Basics to creating an eco friendly low carbon property
Basics to creating an eco friendly low carbon property

Whether you are building your dream home from scratch or thrusting a period property into the 21st century the principles in creating a low carbon emission property remain the same.

How to maximise your finances in 2016
Wednesday, 13 Jan, 2016 – 12:10 | Comments Off on How to maximise your finances in 2016
How to maximise your finances in 2016

Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?
According to the research institute ‘Statistic Brain’, the third most popular New Year’s Resolution for 2015 was ‘Spend Less, Save More’.

Eco friendly alternatives to plastic sandwich bags
Monday, 14 Sep, 2015 – 7:54 | Comments Off on Eco friendly alternatives to plastic sandwich bags
Eco friendly alternatives to plastic sandwich bags

One of our readers wrote,
“I’ve just been wrapping the families sandwiches for tomorrow, and I really don’t like using plastic sandwich bags. Does anyone have any alternative ideas that won’t cost a fortune?”