Help save British woodlands this Christmas and rent a Christmas tree. Theres nothing quite like having a real Christmas tree during the festive season, but how many of us know the environmental impact of this? The reality is over 8 million trees die each Christmas! The Little Tree Company allows you to rent a real Christmas […]
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the festive season without involving excess packaging, that usually means plastic and other inorganic materials. Check out these top five decoration ideas: 1. Natural Decorations for the Christmas Tree Make natural garlands using various greenery. Go on a walk with the family and see what you can find. […]
Freecycle.org is a network that promotes waste reduction in an effort to help save the landscape being taken over by landfills by reusing and recycling items.
Make It and Mend It is the brain child of four women – Clare Flynn, Clare O’Brien, Hilary Bruffell and Anne Caborn, whose aim when they started their first website back in 2009 was to grow a community that was keen to share ideas and inspiration
Halloween is just round the corner, and there’s still time to prepare. Halloween is a fun time, and whatever your plans whether it be trick or treating or celebrating with a party, check out these top tips to make your Halloween more ‘green’. 1. Pumpkins The ultimate symbol of Halloween – organic pumpkins are the […]
Organic gardening has grown in popularity in the UK over the past few years. Not only can you grow your own crops without the use of toxic chemicals and fertilisers but you are making sure that you are not creating an imbalance within the natural food chain or harming the wildlife within your garden.
The Aqualibrium Garden is a Kickstarter project that provides a closed loop ecosystem, that allows you to grow fresh vegetables, herbs and flowering plants in your own home all year round. It is especially perfect for people with city apartments who do not have access to a garden. It comes with a self-cleaning aquarium at the bottom, […]
TGF recently discovered the fantastic ‘Green Desks’ Initiative, which seeks to help protect one of the most bio-diverse and increasingly threatened areas on the planet namely the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve in Mexico. The Reserve is home to over 800 species of plants, 124 species of fungi, 550 species of vertebrates and many endangered species […]
Trees are all around us and we take their beauty for granted The Woodland Trust is the leading woodland conservation charity, working to increase native woodland cover, restore ancient woods and protect existing woodland for the benefit of us and wildlife in the UK. Since 1972 the Trust has planted more than 16 million […]
There seem to be apps for everything these days! TGF has sourced some of the best free green living apps in the hope that they will offer you a way to commit to living a more environmentally conscious life, whether for the benefit of your health, in a practical way or to protect the planet. […]