Archive for the ‘ Green Tips ’ Category

January 4th, 2013

xmastreerecyclingEvery year in the UK over 8 million Christmas trees are sold in the UK but amazingly only 10% are getting recycled correctly the rest are ending up at landfill or sadly being dumped on the streets. So after the festive season is over (January 6th) how should you dispose of them correctly. There are a large number of options available the majority are listed below.

What To Do With Your Old Tree

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December 24th, 2011

A new advert will be first screened on Boxing day this year that aims to encourage people to recycle more electrical and electronic items over the festive period instead of just putting them in the bin. (more…)

December 20th, 2011

The snow outside most people’s homes this week means Winter and the freezing cold weather has finally come and is here to stay for a while. With the cold weather comes a massive hike in all our energy prices while we struggle to keep warm.

Rather than paying out a load of cash why not use the following tips to help you keep warm, do your bit for helping the environment and above all keep a little bit more money in your pocket over the Winter months. (more…)

December 8th, 2009

Christmas is the time to eat, drink and be merry but what happens to all the extra waste that is created over the festive season? It’s estimated that with all the presents that are given and received and the extra food and drink people consume an additional 15% of waste is created around Christmas time.

Whilst having a good time this Christmas, spare a thought for the environment by either recycling, reusing or reducing unwanted waste and goods, to help we’ve come up with some ‘green’ ideas: (more…)

August 11th, 2009

There are many environmentally friendly things that we all can do in our own homes to make it a greener place to live. By being green at home not only will we all be helping the environment but we will also be saving a little money at the same time. (more…)