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Buy Fairtrade
Buy Fairtrade
The Fairtrade market in Britain doubled in size every two years between 1998 and 2005. It’s now big business, meaning a better deal for third world farmers and workers....
Buy Recycled
Buy Recycled
Recycled products are often cheaper than those made from raw materials and are just as good. Buying them boosts demand for reclaimed materials and encourages shops to…...
Composting
Composting
It’s cheap and easy to turn garden and kitchen waste into useful compost for the garden, and composting can reduce the amount of rubbish send to landfill sites....
Ensuring Your Product is Eco Friendly
Ensuring Your Product is Eco Friendly
Every product in the shops has an environmental cost as well as a financial one, but green shoppers can reduce their carbon footprints without paying a premium....
Growing Your Own Fruit & Vegetables
Growing Your Own Fruit & Vegetables
The best way to serve up environmentally-friendly vegetables and fruit is to grow them and if there is no room in the garden, consider an allotment....
How Easy is it to Generate Your Own Solar Power?
How Easy is it to Generate Your Own Solar Power?
Solar power is becoming a popular choice for home power generation, but professional installation can be very expensive so more and more people are building their own…...
How to Cut Your Leisure Costs and Help the Environment
How to Cut Your Leisure Costs and Help the Environment
Leisure time doesn't have to include computers, video games - or even the use of electricity. Enjoy eco-friendly leisure time - and rediscover the fun of bygone days....
How to Save Water When Gardening
How to Save Water When Gardening
Beat hosepipe bans and help the environment by collecting rainwater and reusing domestic water to meet the needs of plants and lawns in the garden....
Old Fashioned Lawnmowers Are the Way Forward
Old Fashioned Lawnmowers Are the Way Forward
Most people don’t give much thought to the pollution caused by the humble lawn mower but studies have shown that it is a major environmental problem - prompting the…...
Repair and Reuse Your Broken Items
Repair and Reuse Your Broken Items
UK landfill sites are full to bursting and much of what is thrown away is in working order or can be fixed. Repair and reuse could be the answer....
Set Up a University End of Term Swapshop
Set Up a University End of Term Swapshop
More than 1.5 million students are at university in the UK and quite often, they are struggling to pay their way. A University swap shop can help freshers by cutting…...
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