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Eco tube for environmental videos
Tuesday, 27 Jul, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off
Eco tube for environmental videos

A couple of years ago I talked about Go Green Tube.
Now Eco Tube is on a mission to build a community of like minded people. They are providing a forum for people to express their …

Save money and reduce carbon emissions with GreenTrac
Thursday, 6 May, 2010 – 11:00 | 3 Comments
Save money and reduce carbon emissions with GreenTrac

Hands up who turns off their PC when not in use?
I have to admit even though I always turn off my computer at night; it’s often left idle during the day.
‘Greentrac‘ is a software package …

Why you should get rid of Triclosan in your home
Thursday, 29 Apr, 2010 – 5:00 | 2 Comments
Why you should get rid of Triclosan in your home

Our Change the World Wednesday Challenge this week is to remove, or begin to phase out, antibacterial products from our homes; specifically those products containing Triclosan.
You might be wondering why – I mean, antibacterial …

Giving and getting stuff for free
Wednesday, 28 Apr, 2010 – 6:43 | Comments Off
Giving and getting stuff for free

Most people by now have heard of Freecycle.
The Freecycle concept birthed by Deron Beal in 2003, is all about keeping things from landfill and protecting the environment while helping people out and saving money.
If you …

What’s the point of LED lighting?
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2009 – 20:07 | Comments Off
What’s the point of LED lighting?

Light Emitting diodes (LEDs) are not a new invention. The LED was first invented in Russia in the 1920s, and introduced in America as a practical electronic component in 1962. Oleg Vladimirovich Losev was a …

LEDs, a new generation of lighting
Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2009 – 7:47 | 4 Comments
LEDs, a new generation of lighting

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) lead a new and exciting era of modern ecological lighting. They have been evolving over the last decade and are now maturing into a viable economic alternative to the incandescent …

8 reasons to use natural candles
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2009 – 5:01 | Comments Off
8 reasons to use natural candles

Palm, soya or beeswax are the green choice when it comes to candles.
Petroleum based candles, which are the ones commonly found in most shops, are not sustainable and contain toxic chemicals which can be harmful …

Present sense
Thursday, 13 Nov, 2008 – 2:40 | 2 Comments
Present sense

This week I announced that I was joining in with a Buy Nothing New challenge for a month! November can be a bit of a dodgy time for this because I like to get my …

Get paid £25,000 to volunteer for a year
Friday, 25 Jul, 2008 – 4:23 | Comments Off
Get paid £25,000  to volunteer for a year

Hands up who loves the idea of volunteering, but doesn’t have time to do it, due to work constraints?
Vodafone have come up with the perfect solution with their fabulous World of Difference Campaign.
The Vodafone Group …

Breastfeeding awareness week may 11th – 17th
Friday, 9 May, 2008 – 2:27 | 6 Comments
Breastfeeding awareness week may 11th – 17th

One of the greenest and most self sufficient things a new mother can do is breastfeed her child. It is nature’s miracle at its best – the perfectly designed food for your baby that changes …