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Don’t Dry Out – Saving Water in a Drought

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in Guest Blogs | 0 comments

Saving water in Australia is something of a national pastime. As residents of the driest inhabited continent on earth we have to do all we can to make sure we aren’t left with our taps running dry, slowly desiccating into dust...Okay maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but saving water is still important. Here are eight tips for saving the wet stuff.   1: Be Mindful Try to always keep water conservation at the forefront of your mind. Wash your car on the lawn instead of the driveway so you don’t have to then water it as well. Don’t...

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THIS is the reason YOU’RE NOT Eco-friendly

Posted by on Nov 4, 2015 in Featured, Green Living Tips | 0 comments

I read a fascinating article a while ago that changed me. Changed the way I think about saving money. What’s this got to do with environmental issues? Well, read on. I read this article here. You should check it out as well, because it’s very, very important. Go on, go have a read, and I’ll wait here till you get back…   Right, finished? Good. That article made realise that, in a nutshell, some cultures talk about saving money in a completely different way than our own because their language is constructed in a different way....

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Reducing the Need to Commute

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Around The World, Green Living Tips, North America | 0 comments

For many of us the daily commute is just part of life, a necessary means of getting to and from wherever we’re going. It has become so regimented in our daily routines that many of us don’t even hesitate to jump in our cars to drive the single mile to the gym. Driving is certainly a modern convenience, however, many of us are blinded by this and miss the serious negative impacts that driving has on our health, our environments, and our wallets. Health Numerous studies have indicated that there are some profoundly negative health...

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Enforcing Green in your Business

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Around The World, United Kingdom | 0 comments

    The environment has been an issue of increasing importance to businesses over the last couple of decades, with more and more focus on how to minimise waste and ensure that staff all take responsibility for keeping carbon footprints to a minimum. Many businesses have recognised that environmental awareness can also save them money, so although some green initiatives require a financial investment, these can often be offset by long- term savings. By reducing the amount of resources used in the first place, organisations can...

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Recycle My Junk Drawer

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Green Living Tips | 0 comments

  As we begin to see the end of another long, cold winter and look longingly forward to the perfect warm-but-not-too-warm weather that comes with spring we can also begin preparing for an less exciting task. Spring cleaning. When it comes to going through the clutter in your junk drawer that has accumulated over the winter, sorting into respective keep, trash, and recycling piles can seem rather daunting. You want to recycle everything you can. But at the end of the day you always end up with a pile of junk drawer things you’re...

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The Definitive Guide to a Greener Kitchen

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Around The World, United Kingdom | 0 comments

The following content has been written by author Matthew Crist in association with the Kitchen and Flooring supplier Finsa Home. The kitchen is the focal point of any home. It’s a place where we cook, we create, we eat and we socialise. However, in the UK alone, the energy used on appliances like hobs and cookers can often put that generated by the rest of the house in the shade; not to mention the amount of waste that is produced. And if you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, the cost will soon add up; not just financially, but in...

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Indoor Gardening: 3 Easy Edibles to Grow in your Kitchen

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Fun and Quirky, Guest Blogs | 0 comments

As most of the northern hemisphere deals with the frigid days of winter, gardeners are lamenting the lack of fresh vegetables from the backyard garden. There’s just nothing quite like fresh, homegrown tomatoes, lettuce, and other vegetables. However, there might be a way to tide over your appetite for fresh veggies till summer returns: the indoor garden. There are a surprisingly high number of delicious eats that you can grow right in your own home. Here are three of the easiest, healthiest, and tastiest. Microgreens You may already be...

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Small Business and Sustainability

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Guest Blogs | 0 comments

In the modern world, sustainability is part of everyone’s lives – even if just to the smallest extent. Being mindful of recycling and energy consumption are just two examples of the depth that sustainability has in everyday life. It goes so deep, in fact, that a commitment to the environment and the future needs to be considered and heeded in the commercial world, as well as domestic. It is not just the responsibility of consumers and the general public to be mindful of the environment and minimise the negative impact that they have,...

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Eco Threads vs. Toxic Threads: Green is the New Black

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Around The World, United Kingdom | 0 comments

Did you know that some fashion brands are still selling clothing contaminated with hazardous chemicals? The fashion industry is renowned for using harmful chemicals for dying, bleaching and making synthetic fibre. Even natural cotton is contaminated with tons of chemicals that are disposed of improperly, polluting the world we live in. It’s a well-known fact that we are victims of the harsh practices of global fashion brands, who prioritise profits over people and the planet. When shopping for a new top or dress, the style and fit are...

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Go Green with Your Plumbing

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Green Living Tips | 0 comments

Image source: Gabriel Rocha In case you haven’t already noticed, the entire world is trying to be more eco-friendly and save our planet. If you want to keep up with the world, you should consider changing some of your habits. All of the energy sources in the world are being consumed to an excessive degree, and this trend is very noticeable, especially when it comes to consumption of water. Therefore, it is our moral duty to do certain steps to improve the current situation. Why you should replace your old tap At first sight it may seem like...

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