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Welcome to the Save the Earth blog! Here you’ll find a wealth of inspirational and educational articles which explore environmental issues and solutions. Our aim is to help individuals, communities and businesses embrace green sensibilities, make informed life choices and create ethical policies. If you are a writer with a passion for green issues and you are interested in contributing some articles, then why not get in touch?

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Nottingham Community Market- 03 March 2018

By Administrator | January 28, 2019

Save the Earth Cooperative are putting on a Community Market in Sneinton, the idea being we wish to promote social eating here in Nottingham, a place where families can come out and enjoy some food from local Nottinghamshire producers at a fair price, all hot food and drink will be priced between £2.00 to £3.50 (no more than £3.50 per portion).

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Ten Affordable Tips for a Sustainable Green Business

By Anna Cotton | May 8, 2018

Sustainable green business initiatives are buzz-worthy for many a good reason –  a greener workplace reduces its impact on the planet while becoming a more productive and healthier place to work. Going green might seem daunting, but contrary to what many cash-strapped small-business owners think, sustainability management doesn’t have to cost a fortune – in fact, it…

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Ten Top Tips for a Greener Household

By Anna Cotton | May 1, 2018

A Greener Household A few simple changes can make your household a greener place. If you aspire to be kind to the planet, your health and your pocket, check out our ten top tips. How many are you incorporating?    1. On the Scent – Choose Essential Oils, Not Synthetic Air Fresheners In the UK, consumers spend nearly £400…

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Light Bulb Moments – Choosing the Right Energy Efficient Home Lighting

By Anna Cotton | April 24, 2018

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…

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Help Save Hedgehogs from a Prickly Fate

By Anna Cotton | April 16, 2018

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…

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Baby Steps to an Eco-Friendly Pregnancy

By Anna Cotton | March 27, 2018

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…

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Ten Key Environmental Issues – a Beginner’s Guide

By Anna Cotton | March 16, 2018

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,…

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Off-Grid Living 101

By Anna Cotton | February 27, 2018

“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…

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Universal Basic Income – An Invaluable Benefit?

By Anna Cotton | February 14, 2018

Imagine living in a society where each and every citizen receives a monthly payment from the government which meets their “basic necessities” regardless of their circumstances. The idea of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) has gained considerable popularity of late – not just among leftists but also with right-wing pro-capital proponents.  What if it were possible to adopt an…