Green technology

The Best Home Technology That Won’t Drain Resources

alternative technology for your home

  When you’re an eco warrior, it can be hard to reconcile your desire for modern technology with its effects on the environment. After all, the more technology you have in your home, the more electricity it uses. Plus you have replacement costs. With built in obsolescence, those replacements can come around too quickly! Here’s…

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Budget Ways To Revamp Your Garden

revamp garden on a budget

We all know that we really want our garden to be the place to throw parties, invite pals over for a day in the sun, or to be the adventure playground for the kids – however who has the time to maintain it to the standards we want these days? And having it professionally landscaped…

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Finding The Perfect Website Designer

how to find a web designer

If you feel you have something to write and want to set up your own website or blog, there are promises of being able to do it yourself, easily. But the truth isn’t quite the same! Sure you can set something basic up in a short time and be up and running, but when you…

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The one rule for buying anything ethically

opinel nomad cooking kit rear of box

One of the most important aspects of an environmentally friendly lifestyle I’ve learned, is to be conscious about the things we buy and to separate our wants from our needs. As I frequently say, the most ‘green’ purchase is no purchase at all!

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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.…

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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

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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.

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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.

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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…

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