Green technology

the eco friendly alternative to an immersion tank

mixergy-energy-efficient-immersion-tank

I have FINALLY found the solution to something that’s been bugging me a LONG time! At home, we do as many things as we can to be as green and environmentally friendly as possible. Water is heated with a wood burner during the winter. We use LED lightbulbs – some of which run on solar.…

Read More

Deelat Solar Garden Landscape Light 100 lumen

Much of the world has experienced a warmer sunnier summer this year. Here in the UK we’ve seen more hours of sunshine that in many previous summers. Modern solar technology has stepped in to give us many ways to make use of all that beautiful energy even when the sun goes down at night.
We’ve been reviewing a pack of six luxurious garden solar lights by Deelat.com

Read More

4 ways working from home helps reduce emissions

working from home reduces emissions

In 1914, Henry Ford implemented the now-industry standard 40-hour work week in his Ford factory plants. Where before workers were averaging 50, 60 and sometimes even 70-hour weeks, the new standard helped curb prolonged work exposure while also upping overall employee productivity.

Read More

The growing importance of Wind Power in the UK

importance of wind turbine energy

For hundreds of years, we have made use of wind power. A common image that comes to mind is the classic Dutch windmill in Holland. Nowadays, wind power is becoming more important, widely used and with some modern updates. For example, there is now the ultra-modern windmill update- the wind turbine.

Read More

How much do you have to invest to go green?

electric car charging

While my passion is combining frugality with sustainable living, it doesn’t mean I don’t have a wishlist of ‘one day’ investment that would flex the plastic somewhat! On the blog I talk about eating well on a budget, those tiny ‘no brainer’ things you can do to reduce your impact on the earth and little-known…

Read More