How can you truly minimise your impact on the environment in an affordable and efficient manner? How can your family help the environment while reducing costs for your own budget? Fortunately, there are ways to do both. Simple environmentally friendly changes on the part of homeowners can drastically reduced energy costs. Below are a few […]
The Waterpebble. This revolutionary small pebble device has been designed to make saving water effortless.
The introduction of eco buses and hybrid cars highlight the change in attitudes of the public and are cause for optimism among those who campaign for a greener society. Future An innovative solution to the problems of energy efficient transport includes the electric bike. Daimler launched this battery operated electric bike through its Smart subsidiary […]
When we aim to make our home friendlier to the environment, we often think about the obvious things such as recycling and turning the heating down, but did you know that you can also decorate your house so that it is kinder to the environment?
As a business owner, your electricity bill may soar during warmer months if you aren’t careful. When temperatures get hot, your first instinct may be to turn down the thermostat a couple of notches. However, there are more ways to save on you energy costs this summer than just keeping your thermostat at eighty five […]
Energy efficiency is the word on the lips of governments worldwide, as increased pressure is put upon the need to tackle climate change and reduce carbon emissions. In the UK, one of the schemes introduced in order to achieve this is the Green Deal. Being one of the UK coalition government’s flagship programmes, the Green […]
You don’t find Atlanta, Ga., on many of the Most Sustainable Cities lists. It doesn’t make Huffington Post’s “Greenest U.S. Cities Ranked by Public Transit, Energy, and Food” or Mother Nature Network’s (mnn.com) list of Top 10 Green U.S. Cities. It didn’t make The Daily Beast’s 25 “America’s Greenest Cities 2012, From New York to […]
Austerity has hit hard, not just in the UK but globally. But by making some small (and, if you’ve time, larger) changes to your home you could save yourself money. We predominately use energy for heating our homes, heating water for baths/showers, washing clothes and dishes, lighting, running appliances and cooking. So, what changes can […]
We’ve been trained so well: We dutifully rinse our cans, bottles and jars and place them in the recycling bin. We know better than to put pizza boxes and Styrofoam in there, and our garbage cans haven’t seen a cardboard food container in years. Afterward, we feel a sense of accomplishment, like we are saving […]
If you had to define the philosophy of those living a “light green” lifestyle, you might say it’s a way of erasing our carbon footprints gently. The truly deep green advocates major changes and drastic alterations of lifestyle, all geared toward improving the environment. There’s nothing wrong with that, if you can tolerate the new life […]