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Will air quality laws still be enforced post-Brexit and what can schools do to protect children?

By Mrs Green | June 22, 2018

The Royal Colleges of Physicians and of Paediatrics and Child Health estimated that air pollution is linked to up to 40,000 premature deaths in the UK each year.

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Why we should all reduce plastic waste

By Mrs Green | June 5, 2018

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that the issues surrounding our single-use plastics consumptions is big news.

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The green energy plan that will make China the most eco-friendly city in the world

By Mrs Green | May 26, 2018

One of the most important issues of our times – the problem of bettering our ecological footprint – persists. With recent conversations revolving around issues like, global warming, rising levels of pollution, and a general increase in waste levels, countries have started looking for solutions.

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How to Choose Environmentally Friendly Flooring

By Mrs Green | May 23, 2018

Every aspect of your home, from the paint you put on the ceilings, to the type of flooring you choose, can provide you with opportunities to live in a more sustainable way.

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4 ways working from home helps reduce emissions

By Mrs Green | January 26, 2018

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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Seventh Generation natural cleaning products available in the UK

By Mrs Green | November 19, 2017

Seventh Generation have been a brand on my radar for a number of years. And I don’t mind admitting a certain amount of envy about our friends across the pond being able to access their fantastic range!

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Purepotions natural skincare creams and salves for eczema, psoriasis, and dry skin

By Mrs Green | August 25, 2017

I have to admit, I’m not like most mainstream people when it comes to skincare. While during my teens I sprayed body sprays and perfumes every few hours to ‘top up’ the smell, I’m now very sensitive to artificial fragrances.

Want a Solar powered Motion security light? We’ve found just the thing!

By Mr Green | May 3, 2017

Solar powered Motion security light 1000 lumens When choosing a solar powered security light, the main problem is choice. There are too many products on the market all promising great deals and performance.

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5 ways to repel mosquitoes – naturally!

By Mrs Green | May 2, 2017

Recently I was asked by a reader to suggest ways to protect herself from getting bitten. Every year she gets feasted on by mosquitoes and she was dreading this summer. Here’s five things you can try:

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The growing importance of Wind Power in the UK

By Mrs Green | March 8, 2017

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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