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All electric 4×4 launched in the UK
Friday, 6 Aug, 2010 – 5:13 | Comments Off on All electric 4×4 launched in the UK
All electric 4×4 launched in the UK

How excited am I?
You might remember in 2008 we changed our car. We were driving a 4×4 and it weighed heavy on our conscience, not to mention our carbon footprint.
Reluctantly we put our beloved ‘Gus’ …

Ride the Bike, Drive the Change!
Tuesday, 13 Apr, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off on Ride the Bike, Drive the Change!
Ride the Bike, Drive the Change!

Having sorted myself out with an electric bike I was excited to hear from Stefania from Challenge16.com.
She told me about their global biking challenge which aims to make people and the planet healthier by challenging …

Change the world wednesday – check your tyres!
Thursday, 8 Apr, 2010 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Change the world wednesday – check your tyres!
Change the world wednesday – check your tyres!

For this week’s change the world Wednesday Challenge, Reduce Footprints has asked us to visit “stop global warming“, use their carbon calculator and pick an activity to do for this week.
I’ve scanned down the list …

Debate about public transport versus private
Tuesday, 27 Oct, 2009 – 7:22 | 11 Comments
Debate about public transport versus private

What we know that what we should do, and what we actually do are not always the same.
I’m afraid to say when it comes to transport, this is my ‘green’ downfall.
I use the car more …

National bike week 13 – 21 June 2009
Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2009 – 11:22 | Comments Off on National bike week 13 – 21 June 2009
National bike week 13 – 21 June 2009

Cycling is a great way to reduce carbon emissions, beat the rush hour traffic, keep yourself fit and healthy and help protect the environment. In addition, you’ll save money on running a car or public …

Change your world with green travel between 29th June – 4 july
Thursday, 11 Jun, 2009 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Change your world with green travel between 29th June – 4 july
Change your world with green travel between 29th June – 4 july

Every year Sustrans invite us to swap one car journey – so that we can enjoy healthier journeys, cleaner air and quieter streets – with their Change Your World campaign.
Sustrans is the charity behind the …

Save money and carbon emissions with National liftshare day
Thursday, 4 Jun, 2009 – 5:03 | 2 Comments
Save money and carbon emissions with National liftshare day

National liftshare Day (NLSD)  is on Tuesday 9 June 2009. The aim of National Liftshare day is to raise the profile of car-sharing and encourage and enable more people to give it a try.
Did you …

Tyre pressure guards – could they save you money on your motoring?
Friday, 26 Sep, 2008 – 3:59 | One Comment
Tyre pressure guards – could they save you money on your motoring?

I found these funky gadgets this week. According to the National Tyre Distributor Association (NTDA); a survey of 40,000 tyres showed that 90% of tyre pressures were incorrect.
You’ll be aware, if you’ve read articles on …

Get a free copy of Ecoescape travel guide and plan an ethical holiday in the UK
Wednesday, 27 Feb, 2008 – 2:26 | Comments Off on Get a free copy of Ecoescape travel guide and plan an ethical holiday in the UK
Get a free copy of Ecoescape travel guide and plan an ethical holiday in the UK

If you live in the UK and are planning an eco friendly holiday, then you can grab yourself a free copy of the first edition of Ecoescape.
Ecoescape is a directory of green places to stay …