Grow your own!
Tue, 12/06/12 – 1:00 | 2 Comments

My mantra is that you don’t have to have a garden to grow your own – anybody can have a go!
All you need is a hanging basket filled with tumbling tomatoes, a windowbox of salad …

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Nine Ways To Protect The Bees
Wed, 21/05/14 – 7:09 | Comments Off
Nine Ways To Protect The Bees

A month or so ago, Small Footprints encouraged us to protect the bees for our Change The World Wednesday Challenge.
As you’ll be aware, we love taking care of our buzzy bees here at Chez Green. …

Recycling – a load of hot air?
Mon, 19/05/14 – 8:07 | Comments Off
Recycling – a load of hot air?

Every year we go to a favourite holiday destination.
It’s a tiny apartment on the seafront with a spectacular view.
It’s our chance to unplug, unwind and relax.

Decluttering at Chez Green
Thu, 15/05/14 – 8:32 | Comments Off
Decluttering at Chez Green

I don’t know about you, but I can really feel spring in the air.
When the weather’s like this, not only do I want to spring clean but I cant wait to get the family onĀ  …

Is anaerobic digestion the answer to renewable energy?
Tue, 13/05/14 – 4:06 | Comments Off
Is anaerobic digestion the answer to renewable energy?

I’m a great believer that one man’s trash is another’s treasure, especially in our current state of depleted resources where we need to preserve as much as we can.
I’m an avid user of Freecycle; where …

Are you sitting on a goldmine?
Sun, 11/05/14 – 6:42 | Comments Off
Are you sitting on a goldmine?

I’m back on the recycling bandwagon again.
Recently I was concerned about recycling WEEE; in particular laptops and computers that hold confidential information.

How to save money and reduce your carbon footprint
Fri, 9/05/14 – 4:34 | Comments Off
How to save money and reduce your carbon footprint

I don’t know about you, but when the weather starts to get better, it gets me thinking about home improvements.
I’m not talking about spring cleans, painting and decorating, but making our home more energy efficient.

Mrs Green’s WEEE recycling dilema
Thu, 8/05/14 – 4:42 | Comments Off
Mrs Green’s  WEEE recycling dilema

I’ve been eagerly following the seven month campaign from the Guardian, called “Live Better”
Each month, they focus on a different area of sustainability.

Compensation – absolving responsibility or 21st century justice?
Mon, 5/05/14 – 4:06 | Comments Off
Compensation – absolving responsibility or 21st century justice?

Last week I told you about a car accident Mr Green and I were involved with back in 2007.
Fortunately the guy who drove into us claimed full responsibility which meant I was able to get …

Necker Island – @richardbranson experiment in sustainable living
Thu, 1/05/14 – 19:30 | Comments Off
Necker Island – @richardbranson experiment in sustainable living

I’m not much of a holiday person, being a girl who loves her countryside home.
In fact, I regularly joke that people PAY MONEY to come and stay in the very area I live!

The role of the spine in optimum wellness
Thu, 1/05/14 – 4:33 | Comments Off
The role of the spine in optimum wellness

Back in 2007, Mr Green and I were involved in a car accident.
Fortunately the person who drove into the side of us claimed full responsibility.