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How to Keep Your Green Home Smart and Safe

Smart homes use advanced digital technology to allow the home’s systems and devices to communicate with each other and with us. Internet connections are often activated via a smartphone app and it is now possible to control the operations of heating or lighting systems, domestic appliances and home security systems this way. From smart TVs […]

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Eco-Friendly Ways You Can Improve Your Period Home

When it comes to sustainable living in the age of climate change, we still have much to learn. A sustainable home is an efficient home, which has been built or retrofitted in such a way to respect the Earth’s resources, optimize energy and water use, and to last for the long term. The question is how […]

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The Best Ways to Insulate Your Home This Winter

When we consider ways to be more eco-friendly around the house, there can be a tendency to think of technological solutions only. Expensive additions like solar panels can certainly be effective, but so too can the more ‘basic’ options, such as properly insulating your home. When you insulate your property, it is an effective way […]

Funding your eco-business

A Guide to Funding Your Eco-Business Ideas

If you have a brilliant idea for an eco-friendly business, you might be anxious to get started with it as soon as possible. But, in the majority of cases, getting a business idea moving means finding the capital to start the project. And while there’s undoubtedly a need for more eco-business ideas moving forward, it […]

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How to Exercise More Sustainably at Home

While the pandemic and the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) have stolen many headlines in recent months, there is still an onus on all of us to collectively work towards combating the major threat of climate change. Not only are polar bears in danger of becoming extinct by 2100, but atmospheric carbon dioxide is […]

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Green at the Top: Ideas to Make Your Roof Eco-Friendly

The roof is the one part of your home that isn’t often thought about in terms of its eco-friendly possibilities. But, if you make the right choices, your roof can help boost the environmental benefits of your home. So, it is important to understand the various strengths and weaknesses of each type of roof. Here, […]

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Green Jobs: How to Make the Biggest Environmental Difference

If you are passionate about the environment and want to make a difference in the world, you might be interested in a ‘green’ career. Increasingly, we have to be conscious of all the decisions we make – from our diet to the way we travel – if we want to genuinely help the planet. So, green […]

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Why Taking a Boat Is An Environmentally-Friendly Way To Travel

With the effects of climate change becoming ever more apparent, it is not surprising many people are looking for more environmentally-friendly ways to travel so they can minimize their own carbon footprint. Taking personal responsibility and doing what you can to make a difference is an important step, even if it means giving up or […]

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How to Adapt Your Gardening Practices for a Changing Climate

The changing climate is sure to have a huge impact on the way we manage our gardens, and our gardening practices, from the rise in temperatures to the erratic weather that’s increasingly likely over the coming years. Finding ways to ensure your garden is more resilient will be the key to maintaining a beautiful outdoor […]

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How to Make Commercial Buildings More Sustainable

UK properties are responsible for around 20% of the UK’s carbon emissions, according to the Committee on Climate Change. Business premises are of particular concern. In larger cities, such as London, commercial buildings account for over 70% of the city’s overall emissions. So, it’s understandable why companies need to pay close attention to the ways […]