Mica – Behind the Glitter

April 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, Nutrition & Beauty, Lifestyle

Mica has become a popular ingredient used by cosmetic companies in their beauty products and seems to be the ‘must-have’ ingredient for consumers looking for a glowing skin with that hint of sparkle. It has also become a sought after ingredient for those looking to find a natural alternative to products that contain chemicals and […]

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

February 12, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, Nutrition & Beauty

If the old adage ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is anything to go by then it is no wonder that apple cider vinegar has gained in popularity recently as a natural health supplement.

The GoodGym

February 1, 2014 by  
Filed under Lifestyle

Good for you, good for the community and good for the environment, the London based social enterprise the GoodGym was founded in 2009 by Ivo Gormley who wanted to exercise and at the same time find a way to help himself stay motivated. The idea is simple and involves group runs that anybody can join […]

Eco-Friendly Holidays in the UK

January 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Green Living, Travel & Tourism

More and more of us are choosing eco-friendly travel destinations for our holidays. We can opt to make our holidays greener by planning trips that are more energy efficient and sustainable than those requiring expensive and polluting air flights or luxury hotels in far flung places. Look closer to home for trips that don’t require flights in areas with great leisure facilities. Think about an eco-friendly holiday in the UK.

The Green Kitchen Cookbook

December 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Food & Drink, News & Reviews, Recipes

TGF recommends The Green Kitchen: Delicious and Healthy Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day (£16.25) available from Amazon UK.

The Rainforest Alliance

October 13, 2013 by  
Filed under Green Living, Things To Do

Have you heard about the Rainforest Alliance? This international non-profit, non-governmental organisation was founded in 1987 with the aim of working to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behaviour.

Become the Face of Green People

September 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Competitions, Health, Nutrition & Beauty, Lifestyle

One of our favourite organic natural skin care brands, Green People, is looking for someone to become the face of their catalogue. If you are aged between 30 and 50, male or female, then this could be your chance to become a ‘cover star’ and take part in an upcoming photo shoot. If you are […]

Save the Bees

September 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Eco & Green Tips, Green Living

Why are bees so vital to our well-being? Bees pollinate the plants that we grow for food. If bees become extinct this will jeopardize the integrity of biodiversity, global food webs and human health.

Mother’s Day at the Titanic, the UK’s First Eco Spa

February 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Health, Nutrition & Beauty, Lifestyle

It is always difficult to know what to get your Mother for Mother’s Day! In truth, what the majority of Mum’s would like most is to spend some time with their child or children. So here is a great way to combine a gift of your time with an indulgent treat. What better way could there be than to say thank you to the world’s best mum than by spoiling her with a Spa Day at Titanic, the UK’s original eco-spa.

Carbon Monoxide the Silent Killer

January 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, News & Reviews

Carbon monoxide (CO) is known as the ‘silent killer’ and with the issue surrounding carbon monoxide poisoning recently being highlighted in one of the UK’s most loved TV soaps, now is a pertinent time to ask yourself just exactly ‘what do you know about carbon monoxide?’ British Gas are raising awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and particularly the importance of using a fully qualified gas safe registered engineer for any work involving gas appliances.

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