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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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10 Top Tips to Reduce Water Pollution 1

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…

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Van Life - Trend, or Necessity? The Ugly Truth 2020 2

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…

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Reforestum - An App to Help You Offset Your Carbon Footprint 20

Reforestum: 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…

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Green Bear - Natural Health, Beauty and Cleaning Solutions 23

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! 31

                                                                           Repair Cafes  : 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 community repair groups, the idea is that household items like laptops, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, clothing, gardening equipment,…

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Narrowboat

Love or loathe DIY, if you want to turn your husk of a boat (Narrowboat) into a home and you’re on a tight budget, there’s no way of avoiding it. In the third of a series of features chartering aspiring narrowboaters Emma and Saxon’s dream to pursue a more flexible, freer life on the UK’s…

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Recycled Waste can be Harnessed to produce electricity 33

Recycled Waste : Recycled Waste Can Be Turned into Renewable Energy When most people consider renewable energy, they think mostly along the lines of solar, wind and geothermal energy. However, there is another very important source of potential renewable energy that is produced daily, around the globe – garbage. The consumption habits of the modern…

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