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How Can We Teach Our Children About The Importance Of Sustainability?

By Mrs Green | September 7, 2021

    Sustainability is important, and progress is being made in people’s understanding that we need a healthy planet to be healthy ourselves. Thankfully, the youth of today are more environmentally conscious than ever, as they realize the world they are going to live in will be one affected by the decisions of today. For…

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Is Electric Heating Sustainable?

By Mrs Green | September 2, 2021

    Staying warm and having a well-stocked larder are the mainstays of human comfort. How we do that has changed so much over generations and today’s buzzword is all about “smart technology”. Put simply, this is using highly efficient machines that are intelligent, automated, and responsive to our instant control. Our journey of exploring…

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8 Simple Ways to Make your Computer Use More Sustainable

By Mrs Green | August 24, 2021

  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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How To Make Your Business More Green

By Mrs Green | August 24, 2021

  Although there were terrible stories of people losing jobs and companies closing during lockdown, there were also over 400,000 NEW businesses launched during the pandemic in the UK alone! Enterprising people set up home cooked food delivery businesses, they made and sold candles, jewellery, sent out healthy snacks to people working at home and…

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4 Ways To Create a Greener Business

By Mrs Green | August 19, 2021

  Small business is big business and a green business is a golden business. Yes, the way that we do business is changing. From now on, eco-friendly business is the way forward, especially after a recent survey showed that consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging. With this in mind, here are some…

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Methods for Enhancing Community Engagement

By Mrs Green | August 19, 2021

      With greenwashing rife amongst business, genuine community engagement is an excellent way for a business to boost its reputation and positive image. By being an active member of a community, you can become aware of local issues, and what matters to people; and position your company in a way that shows that…

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4 ways to have a healthy winter this year

By Mrs Green | August 17, 2021

  I don’t know about you, but I felt like autumn arrived this morning! It’s only the middle of August, yet the nights are getting darker, earlier and temperatures are already dropping. After the past 18 months, which none of us could ever imagine would happen, it’s important to move into the winter months feeling…

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Computer Technology Is Getting Greener, But Not In The Way You’d Think

By Mrs Green | August 5, 2021

    Computers require an enormous amount of energy to run. Estimates suggest that they guzzle around 18 percent of all electrical power that is produced, and that number continues to increase as we become more reliant on them. The main power-slurping component in a standard computer is the CPU or central processing unit. This…

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Green Alternatives to Everyday Items

By Mrs Green | July 5, 2021

  The world is gradually moving towards a greener future. Renewable and clean energy is becoming more prominent. The public is more aware than ever of the destruction being caused by unsustainable practices. Because of this, there is a willingness to improve habits by shifting to a greener way of life. And this is being…

How to Turn an Outdoor Abomination Into a Beautiful Garden

By Mrs Green | June 28, 2021

  When I moved out of my last home, the garden resembled more of  a forest and the weeds were taller than me! I liked to think I was doing my bit for nature by leaving lots of natural habitat for beneficial insects. But when my daughter came along, I suddenly realised we needed a…

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