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Be Inspired Films scoops two wins at RAR Awards

Be Inspired Films is delighted to have won two awards at last night’s Recommended Agencies Register (RAR) Awards in recognition of its work in the creative communications industry. The agency is a specialist in CSR and sustainability communications, working with responsible businesses to help them tell their unique stories...


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Clean Green Fleet: The Future of Sustainable Trucking

In the transportation industry, it’s more than just ethical to move toward sustainable energy options — it is economical. With the price of fuel a constant question mark ― and an expensive question mark, at that ― most trucking companies are eager to find green alternatives that are more...


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Starting eco-friendly solutions in your neighborhood

Regular recycling, composting, grocery shopping at your local market are some good changes to live a greener life. What more can you do? It’s time to step-up your eco-friendly inspirations into the community to support and inspire others in lightening their footprints as well. Making a difference in your...


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The 8 Most Sustainable Cars on the Market

When you’re looking for a way to reduce your overall carbon footprint, the first item you should consider is your car. Personal vehicles are responsible for approximately one-fifth of all U.S. emissions, because every gallon of gas burned emits 24 pounds of carbon dioxide and other pollutants into the...


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Simple Ways to Help Reduce Landfill Waste

While it’s next to impossible to avoid contributing to at least some landfill waste these days, all of us can still make an effort to avoid contributing more than is necessary to our local landfills. It doesn’t even take much effort to do your part in reducing landfill waste....


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7 Types of Vegetarians and Their Impact on Your Health and the Environment

The term vegetarian came into use in 1839 and referred to people who ate a plant-based diet.  However, this type of lifestyle has been in existence from the beginning of time. Some notable vegetarians include Confucius, Plato, Leonardo da Vinci and Henry David Thoreau. In modern times, as in...


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6 Environmental Responsibilities of New Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs have the power to shape their businesses into anything they want. They have full control over the scope and direction of their initial ideas, the types of processes and regulations their business follows, and of course, how the business grows over time. Even franchise owners and business partners,...


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Is RV Travel Ever Sustainable?

Travel poses a particular struggle for those concerned about the environment. You can drive a hybrid car to many vacation destinations, but hotels get expensive and driving takes quite a while. Flying has a huge carbon footprint but it saves the most time and many airlines today allow you...


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Simple and Effective Ways to Reduce Business Energy Costs

Reducing unnecessary business energy costs should be one of the main aims of any business owner. As well as doing your bit for the environment, your bottom line will also look a lot healthier at the end of the year too. Below are some of the easiest and most...


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Tips on How to Properly Maintain a Home’s Plumbing System

One of the biggest adjustments for most new homeowners is the amount of maintenance that is involved. There are a number of systems in a home that will have to be properly maintained in order for them to work right. The plumbing system is one of the most important...


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Squeezing More Function in Green Home Improvement

When you think about changing your home design, do you think about how it can affect the planet? Probably not. Chances are that when you’re in home remodeling mode, you’re too worried about things like the cost and other practical considerations to think about environmental impact. And you’re probably...


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Top Tips for a Sustainable Bathroom Renovation

According to Experian a new bathroom suite will add around £7,250 to the value of your home, so whether you’re looking to update the space for your own peace of mind, or make it more desirable to potential buyers, it is at the top of the list for many...


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Common Mistakes That People Make With their Heating System

One of the biggest concerns for most homeowners is keeping their monthly costs down. There are a variety of ways that this can be done. For the most part, there are a variety of different misconceptions when it comes to a home’s heating system. Doing things to prevent problems...


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Manufacturers – the price you pay for energy can seriously impact your bottom line

The UK manufacturing industry has a lot to be proud about. We employ fantastic people and make fantastic products. In fact, in many sectors we’re world leaders in what we produce. Let’s face it though, the reality of running a business in the UK can be tough. In particular,...


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Top Ways To Lower Your Carbon Footprint Whilst Travelling

With the rising threat of global warming and a strong focus in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world on environmental protection, it is imperative to know of ways to lower your carbon footprint when you’re travelling. It is always important to remember to renew your EHIC...