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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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Newsletter June 2017 – Save the Earth

By Anna Cotton | June 8, 2017

Newsletter June 2017 Have you ever wished you could talk to animals? Do you dream about living amid nature, free of the rat face? This June at Save the Earth, we’ve been busy exploring off-grid living ideas and we even got a gorilla to speak to us! For this and more, read on …  Off-Grid Living…

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Why Choose Health Food Shops OVER Supermarket Chains in the South-West UK?

By Gina Harrison | June 1, 2017

The Growth of Health Food Shops Over the past few years I have witnessed more independent health hubs springing up in towns and cities across the UK, from organic food suppliers to zero-waste stores. What some may refer to as overpriced hippy-dippy gimmicks, others would describe as a new generation of mindful, indie shop owners who…

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Newsletter May 2017 – Save the Earth

By Anna Cotton | May 26, 2017

Another month has flown by and it’s time for our latest edition of the Save the Earth Newsletter. If you’ve been following our blog this May, you’ll know that our article on Universal Basic Income has kindled a hot debate – what’s your standpoint on the subject? For this, plus the latest on our Ethical Business…

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Top Ten Air Purifying Houseplants

By Anna Cotton | May 7, 2017

Carefully choosing and positioning the right houseplants can make your home a healthier place to relax – no wonder houseplants are making a comeback. But are you aware that they can also purify the air? NASA’s Clean Air Study study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in household products, decorating materials and furniture.…

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Newsletter April 2017 – Save the Earth

By Anna Cotton | April 28, 2017

Spring has sprung and this month, Save the Earth are proud to introduce our budding initiative to help entrepreneurs establish ethical projects within their communities. To learn more about our founders and discover inspiring green companies working in partnership with the co-operative, read on! Our Vision We envisage a world in harmony, restored and renewed. We believe this…

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Entrepreneurs Sought For Ethical Community Projects

By Anna Cotton | April 27, 2017

Do you have an idea for an Ethical Community Project? Save the Earth Co-operative can help!   Are you sick of the rat race? Let’s face it – who isn’t? Working umpteen hours simply to pay the bills and trying in vain to shoehorn a meaningful life around this is an all too familiar scenario, which…

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Reforestum – An App to Help You Offset Your Carbon Footprint

By Anna Cotton | March 6, 2017

Here at Save the Earth Co-operative, we’re stupendously excited about our brand new Ethical Business Network. It’s a place where businesses with green sensibilities can trade products and services, as well as share ideas and inspiration, with both our ever-growing ethically-minded audience and each other. Of course, without our valued Creator Member Companies, there would be no…

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March Newsletter – Save the Earth

By Anna Cotton | March 2, 2017

Welcome to Save the Earth’s first ever newsletter! We aim to keep you up to date with our latest developments as well as providing special offers and giving you some insight into the co-operative’s inner workings. Our Ethos We believe in you – the people. Here at Save the Earth, it’s one member, one vote…

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What? My Homegrown Cabbages are Patented?!

By Tessa Patterson | March 2, 2017

This probably sounds like a completely ridiculous question, but I’m afraid this is not as far-fetched as it first appears. Whether you grow your own veggies or not, our whole food system is becoming monopolised and it could well be that those crunchy green cabbages you have grown are patented! If you eat fruit and…

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Green Bear – Natural Health, Beauty and Cleaning Solutions

By Anna Cotton | February 27, 2017

Becoming a green consumer has irrefutable benefits and appeal, but for many of us, it’s not always straightforward or cost-effective. Family-run e-commerce company Green Bear UK are striving to change this, manufacturing and distributing natural and eco-friendly products that are kind to the planet, your body AND your pocket. Their website offers a broad range of health and…