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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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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…

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When It’s Broken, Don’t Despair – Visit Your Community Repair!

By Kathryn Wilson | February 15, 2017

Community Repair and Reuse Projects There’s a rapidly growing movement bucking against the so-called ‘throw-away society’ – community repair or re-use projects like Repair Café, The Restart Project, Freecycle Network and Freegle. For repair groups, the idea is that household items like laptops, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, clothing, gardening equipment, toys and furniture are repaired on…

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Ecovillages and Communal Living

By Tessa Patterson | February 7, 2017

Have you ever thought of escaping the “rat race” and the stresses and strains of modern day life to pursue a calmer, sustainable, more social and spiritual existence? I think this might have crossed a lot of people’s minds at some point or another, and now, more and more people around the world are turning…

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Newquay’s Alternative Music Scene – Uniting and Inspiring the Cornish Community

By Gina Harrison | February 6, 2017

Newquay’s Alternative Music Scene – Community Spirit Music has changed my life. You might think that’s a strong statement, but when left I behind the hectic urban landscape of Leeds in the north of England and relocated to its southernmost county of Cornwall, I found myself enveloped within a community in love with music. In Newquay, a…

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Save the Earth Ethical Business Network Launch

By Anna Cotton | February 1, 2017

Fresh for 2017, Save the Earth are proud to launch our innovative Ethical Business Network! No matter where in the world your company is located, whether you employ 1000 + staff or you are a sole trader, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to be part of a network of like-minded businesses who embrace ethical ideals.…

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Narrowboat Dreams – Downsizing, Decluttering and the KonMari Method

By Anna Cotton | January 26, 2017

So far in this series of narrowboating features, we’ve explored UK couple Emma and Saxon’s motivations for living off-grid, learned how they made this solution affordable and seen them get to grips with DIY to transform their sailaway into a home. Now, in our fourth article, we tackle a subject that many of us try to…

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Community Supported Agriculture

By Tessa Patterson | January 25, 2017

Why Should I Get Involved With Community Supported Agriculture? If you are interested in eating fresh, healthy, local food but don’t have the space to grow your own – or perhaps the know-how, then becoming a member of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm may be just up your street! CSA farms are worldwide, generally small…