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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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Environment
11th November 2017

Ten Top Tips to Reduce Water Pollution

Do you want to help reduce water pollution? John Hawthorne at MoBox Marine has ten top tips.    “If I don't drink water, I’m going to die.” - desperate Puerto Rican trying to survive. The fact of the matter is that we can’t live off of beer and energy drinks. H2O is a precious commodity that we simply can’t overlook, period. And, like all commodities - and their value - it might have an expiration date. Pollution, global warming, overpopulation, collapsing ecosystems, el Niño weather system, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch  and hundreds of other threats are taking a crowbar to the knees of our…
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Newsletters
21st October 2017

Newsletter October 2017 – Save the Earth

Newsletter October 2017 The seasons are changing and there some big changes underway in the natural world. With plants and animals alike putting on a final show before the cold winter months, it's a great time to enjoy the beauty of the earth.  Do you have any photos of the stunning autumn / fall season that you would care to share? If so, why not post them on Save the Earth's Facebook Group with the hashtag #ChangingSeasons. We'd love to see them! Van Life - Trend or Necessity? Have you ever wondered what life might be like living out of the back of…
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Housing
11th October 2017

Van Life – Trend, or Necessity?

Van Life In search of a freer, more affordable and adventurous life with fewer monetary stresses and strains, Save the Earth blog contributor Gina Harrison decided to bite the bullet and live full-time in a van. This was a decision that was to change her life beyond recognition. Read on to discover how Gina escaped the shackles of modern living and at what cost – is van life truly a viable and sustainable alternative to traditional accommodation? “Even after 400 generations in villages and cities, we haven’t forgotten. The open road still softly calls, like a nearly forgotten song of childhood.”…
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NewsNewsletters
26th July 2017

Newsletter July 17 – Save the Earth

Newsletter July 2017 Summer is here and this month Save the Earth have been ablaze with ideas for our very first community initiative. Consider a future where cities can feed their inhabitants independently, slashing food miles and creating direct links with consumers. We believe that this future is a tangible one and that is why we have founded The UrbanLeaf™ to supply urban communities with nutritious, organic produce, fresh from the harvest to the plate within hours. To discover more, read on ... Introducing The UrbanLeaf™ The UrbanLeaf™ is Save the Earth's very first community initiative, as voted for by the co-operative's management board.…
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Initiatives
25th July 2017

Introducing The UrbanLeaf™ – Save the Earth’s First Community Initiative

Did you realise that on average, our food journeys 1,500 miles to make it to our plates? We all know that food travels as well as a fractious toddler on a plane! It’s packed, repacked, refrigerated and resold many times over and by the time it makes it to the consumer it has been stripped of much of its taste, texture and aroma, not to mention its nutrients.  One third of the world's population currently work in agriculture, producing food not only for themselves but for the 54% of the Earth's inhabitants who live in urban areas. The vast majority…
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Environment
30th June 2017

The Standing Rock Sioux Step Out onto the Global Stage

With protesters up in arms about the catastrophic impact of the Dakota Access Pipeline, how much longer can the US government afford to plough ahead with its construction? Not only is the pipeline obliterating ancient Sioux land at Standing Rock, but it will expedite climate change, facilitating the burning of fossil fuels. Surely there must be a more feasible solution, a future where renewable energy is our mainstream fuel source, as opposed to a marginalized alternative? So, why are the protesters so angry? Why are they willing to put their lives on the line for the defense of the land…
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