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One unexpected benefit to driving an electric car
Wednesday, 4 Jul, 2012 – 4:11 | Comments Off on One unexpected benefit to driving an electric car
One unexpected benefit to driving an electric car

You know all the benefits of electric cars by now – less emissions, cheaper running costs, quite driving, but here’s one erm, ‘benefit’ you might NOT be aware of …

10 ways you can be a responsible tourist on an African safari
Thursday, 28 Jun, 2012 – 4:24 | Comments Off on 10 ways you can be a responsible tourist on an African safari
10 ways you can be a responsible tourist on an African safari

We all know that a local holiday, in our own country helps reduce our carbon footprint. But what if itchy feet are calling us to far away lands? Thankfully there are many ways to travel lightly and be a responsible tourist. Today we’re sharing 10 tips when planning your trip.

Hybrid vehicles: three benefits to you and the environment
Wednesday, 27 Jun, 2012 – 7:36 | Comments Off on Hybrid vehicles: three benefits to you and the environment
Hybrid vehicles: three benefits to you and the environment

With society becoming more environmentally aware and hybrid vehicles being so ‘on trend’ these days with plenty of endorsements from A-list celebrities, is it time to rethink the hybrid car?

5 compelling reasons to drive an electric car
Wednesday, 9 May, 2012 – 4:24 | Comments Off on 5 compelling reasons to drive an electric car
5 compelling reasons to drive an electric car

Although electric cars might be expensive to buy, there are numerous ways you can save money on running it. In addition you can save money on maintenance costs due to the way the engine is designed!

10 ways to save money on petrol and diesel
Tuesday, 1 May, 2012 – 9:10 | Comments Off on 10 ways to save money on petrol and diesel
10 ways to save money on petrol and diesel

Have you noticed an increase in fuel prices recently? Around here, diesel is 147.9 pence per litre (A devilish £6.66 per gallon). We’re considering getting our people carrier back on the road and I wanted to share some top tips for increasing your fuel economy.

Are biofuels the answer to the fuel crisis?
Monday, 16 Apr, 2012 – 4:36 | 3 Comments
Are biofuels the answer to the fuel crisis?

Did you know biofuels are available in the UK for motorists at several forecourts across the country? But are biofuels the answer or do they come with their own set of problems?

Making couriers greener with uShip
Wednesday, 23 Nov, 2011 – 13:14 | Comments Off on Making couriers greener with uShip
Making couriers greener with uShip

Recently I’ve been decluttering and I came across a great courier marketplace which helps reduce cost AND carbon footprint…

Reduce your carbon footprint with BlablaCar
Thursday, 6 Oct, 2011 – 14:31 | 5 Comments
Reduce your carbon footprint with BlablaCar

“BlablaCar” – a new way to travel whilst helping reduce environmental impact.

Reducing car usage to reduce our carbon footprint
Wednesday, 28 Sep, 2011 – 7:18 | 6 Comments
Reducing car usage to reduce our carbon footprint

23% of car trips are less than 2 miles, a distance that is easily cycled in less than 15 minutes. This week we’ve been challenged to say no to the car and yes to our bikes (or feet!)

Carbon neutral whale watching
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2011 – 9:15 | 2 Comments
Carbon neutral whale watching

Introducing the first carbon neutral whale watching company in the world; Eagle Wing Tours