Environment issues

Health and Environmental Benefits of a Water Softener

no need for dishwasher salt

  I don’t know about you, but I’ve been curious about water softeners for a number of years. In the 20+ years we’ve lived here, we’ve replaced half a dozen kettles, four immersion tank heating elements and we’ve got through our fair share of water filters too. Our saucepans and taps have limescale on them…

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Going Green: Where To Start

greener home

  Sustainability is becoming more and more mainstream. I’m noticing in conversations with my neighbours and even in a checkout queue that more people are doing things to make a difference and live a more green life. With the right approach, it is possible to make changes to how you live and make both your…

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8 Simple Ways to Make your Computer Use More Sustainable

working from home

  The average person is set to spend over 22 years of their lives online. Shocking isn’t it? Children are spending up to 10 hours each day and it’s affecting their physical and mental health. But there’s another concern too… The environment. Even though sending an email rather than posting a letter uses less paper…

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Top 4 Simple Ways To Create A Greener Home

how to have a sustainable home

  An eco-friendly home does not only contribute to the health of the planet; it can also save you a lot of money in the long run. Here are the top four simple ways to create a greener home. Use water judiciously A complete eco-friendly culture involves taking a holistic approach, including being serious about…

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The Green’s New Year’s Eco Resolutions

eco resolutions

  Around this time each year, I start thinking about my new year’s resolutions. Unlike most people, they tend not to focus around going to the gym, giving up vices or changing my eating habits. I like to think about all the things I can do to make life more sustainable. I’ve been doing this…

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How To Be More Eco-Conscious In Your Home

eco friendly swaps to be more sustainable

  The recent pandemic has bought home to us how we are all connected with nature. During the first lockdown, we read stories of pollution reducing, air clearing and of the environment looking better. It inspired many people to want to make positive changes. Here are some tips on how you can be more eco-conscious…

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How to Be More Sustainable Through Our Flooring Choices

4 types of sustainable flooring

With many of us now being more and more aware of our carbon footprint, we look for any way that we can to become more environmentally friendly in our lives. This includes our purchases and flooring is no exception. With many factors to consider when choosing a new floor, you might think that you don’t…

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