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Save the Earth, the People’s Co-operative, helping people come together.

Welcome to the home of Save the Earth Co-operative. If you are a passionate human who is concerned about the state of the planet, wish to make a difference in your local community or are looking for a platform where your voice can be heard, then you’ve landed in the right place.

Save the Earth Co-operative is made up of people just like you – we are owned by our members and run by our members. We focus on environmental issues, wildlife, regeneration of ecosystems, sustainable eco energy, clean water and food. Our aim is to encourage individuals, businesses and governments to go green and leave the world a better place for future generations.

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Check out our latest blog posts … 

EnergyTips
24th April 2018

Light Bulb Moments – Choosing the Right Energy Efficient Home Lighting

What Watt is What? How much do you know about the role your choice of lighting plays in reducing carbon emissions?  Most of us have mastered the basics such as screw or bayonet, but what about the eco credentials of various new types of bulbs? When traditional incandescent bulbs were phased out, a brighter future beckoned. However, with a dazzling array of bulbs for sale, how can we distinguish which are most beneficial for the environment AND our pockets? In the Beginning … Let There be Light!  Ever since the introduction of the National Grid in the 1930s, electric lighting has been ubiquitous across British homes. Although…
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Wildlife Conservation
16th April 2018

Help Save Hedgehogs from a Prickly Fate

Save Hedgehogs Today In the 1950s there were 50 million hedgehogs in Britain. Now, in 2018, the population stands at just 1 million. Did you know that DEFRA, the UK government department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has just approved the sale of A24 traps that can ensnare and kill hedgehogs? But how can this be so? Aren't hedgehogs a protected species in the UK? This is true, and while the traps are intended for the 'dispatching' of rats and stoats, the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) fears that they pose a real threat to hedgies. Speaking to The…
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PregnancyTips
27th March 2018

Baby Steps to an Eco-Friendly Pregnancy

It's an understatement that pregnancy upends your life in numerous unexpected ways – it’s likely that you’ll find yourself busier than ever, preparing for your new arrival.  If you're ethically minded, it's natural that your thoughts will turn to what steps you can take to towards a greener, more eco-friendly pregnancy. Here are five ways you can do right by yourself, your baby and the planet when you're pregnant.   1. Source Ethical Maternity Wear I know what you're thinking – eco-friendly maternity wear might benefit the environment, but it's not too kind on your pocket, right? While it's true…
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Environment
16th March 2018

Ten Key Environmental Issues – a Beginner’s Guide

At Save the Earth, we believe it’s high time that environmental issues receive the attention they deserve. Our planet is on the brink of a severe environmental crisis. If ignored today, these problems will threaten human existence for the generations to come. Earth has a natural environment, known as an ecosystem, which includes all humans, plant life, the atmosphere, mountains, glaciers, oceans and seas. It also includes natural resources such as water, fire, air, magnetism, electric charge and climate. In recent decades, modern technologies used in the engineering and manufacturing industries have caused dramatic resource depletion and environmental destruction. Many of us…
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Housing
27th February 2018

Off-Grid Living 101

"Escaping the rat race" is an ideal harboured by many and a phrase uttered repeatedly by myriad individuals. Perhaps you feel like a rat, stuck in a maze, racing around, hunting for sustenance and hungry for change? Life is too precious to waste feeling trapped, which drives us to consider ways of breaking free. For a growing number of citizens, off-grid living is proving a feasible solution.   The Appeal of Off-Grid Living Living off-grid has seen a rapid resurgence in recent years, with consulting company Accenture forecasting that 12% of US households and 11% of European households will be off-grid by 2035.…
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