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ReCORK: Imagine Carbon Negative Footwear: Kickstarter Project

November 11, 2013 by  
Filed under Green Living, Green Reading

Footwear specialist SOLE has joined forces with recycled cork producer ReCORK to launch a crowd funding Kickstarter campaign to fund the world’s first carbon-negative footwear. SOLE is a Canadian manufacturer of custom orthopaedic insoles and footwear who is joining up with ReCORK (North America’s largest natural cork recycling programme) to achieve this idea. They have worked together for the past four years, in which time SOLE has used recycled cork […]

ShowerSaver: Kickstarter Project

November 11, 2013 by  
Filed under Green Living, Green Reading, Home & Garden, Technology

Would you like to make a green decision every time you shower? ‘Green Starts Here’, has launched a Kickstarter for its first product, the ShowerSaver. ‘Green Starts Here’ was founded by Kevin Myers, and designs products that empower people to incorporate green decisions into their daily lives. The ShowerSaver, is a simple and easy to use device that […]

Green Living Books

September 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Eco & Green Tips, Green Living, Green Reading

Going green can be a bit daunting if you are not sure exactly how to achieve certain goals. There are lots of books available on a wide range of environmental and cultural issues that can steer you through the minefield of sustainable issues and eco-friendly practices.

Tarifa Eco Centre

Tarifa Eco Centre is based in the beautiful town of Tarifa, located on the Costa de la Luz in Spain. The centre includes an: Restaurant Shop Holistic Centre (alternative medicine, therapies, workshops) Eco Services (bike rental, volunteers, books, DVD rental, therapists) The centre opened in May 2006, as a private project called Glocal Eco System. The […]

Greeniversity Launches Sustainable Skills Share Scheme

May 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Green Reading, Things To Do

Greeniversity is launching a sustainable skills share scheme in over 25 cities and towns across the UK. The scheme gives the opportunity for people to share and learn new skills. The teachers are ordinary people who volunteer to share their skills with others. The classes range from: * Recycling Materials * Growing Food * Foraging * […]

The Bottled Wishes Exhibition 2013

The Bottled Wishes exhibition is being held from Wednesday 24 April – Friday 24 May 2013, at Global Action Plan’s offices, near Covent Garden, London. Bottled Wishes was created as part of the Friends of Glass campaign, the consumer engagement initiative run by British Glass, the trade body for the glass manufacturing industry. It will take […]

Ecover Announces Launch of a World-First in Plastic Packaging in 2014

March 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Green Living, Green Reading, Recycle Now

Ecover has announced the launch of a world-first in packaging in 2014.  This new form will consist of fully sustainable and recyclable plastic incorporating post-consumer recyclables (PCR), Plantastic, which is plastic made from 100% sugarcane and plastic sourced from the sea, along with an influential art project, aimed at attracting the masses.

WWF’s Earth Hour 2013

February 22, 2013 by  
Filed under Events, Green Living, Green Reading

On Saturday 23rd March 2013 at 8.30pm WWF’s Earth Hour will take place. Hundreds of millions of people are expected to turn off their lights for one hour. This shows an determination to take action on protecting our planet, in a bid to focus on energy we use. Major cities such as New York and New […]

100 Top Green Blogs to follow in 2013

February 4, 2013 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Green Reading

We at TGF are very proud to say that we have been mentioned at number 7 of the top 100 Green Blogs to follow in 2013 in the below infographic.  There are lots of interesting blogs for you to have a look at and say hi to.  We have added a few to our blog […]

Isklar Water

Isklar water is a Norwegian glacial natural mineral water with an exceptionally low mineral content. Isklar, which means ‘ice clear’ in Norwegian ‘comes from the Folgefonna Glacier of Norway. The glacier has never been industrialised, and is protected by two national parks. It was first launched in the United Kingdom in early 2008. The water is among the purest and […]

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