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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

These days most householders recycle a good proportion of their waste. Councils are increasingly pushing for reduction as well as recycling, by providing smaller capacity bins for your ordinary refuse. To help you keep up with such measures, here are a few greener ideas you might not have had...


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6 Energy Efficient Upgrades for Your Humble Abode

For most households, even modest savings on yearly energy bills can make a big difference to how smoothly the home and family runs. So, it is very pleasing to know that there are lots of different ways to cut energy costs and keep them low for good. If you...


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Opening Of A New Ethical Retail Shop

The 9th September marks a proud moment for Goodfayre as the unveil their first store in Salisbury, following the success of a trial pop-up in May. In a city which boasts a wide variety of independent retailers and a captive market for shopping locally, Goodfayre will become a truly...


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Making an impact with cardboard compacting

A cardboard compactor is the ideal piece of recycling equipment for any business that produces a steady flow of waste cardboard. A cardboard compactor can come in a range of sizes, so there will always be one ideally sized for any business, which needs one. Cardboard bins can be...


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Adopt ‘mobility solutions’ to save money and reduce your carbon footprint

‘Mobility’ is becoming a buzz word in the fleet industry, and finding the cheapest, most efficient options in travel whilst also reducing carbon footprint is quickly starting to become part of the fleet manager’s responsibility. The trend has moved away from them providing straightforward vehicle management to providing a...


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Final Stage Of MIT Climate CoLab Awards For KIC InnoEnergy Students

A project from two master’s students on KIC InnoEnergy’s MSc SELECT programme received the highest number of votes in Energy Supply 2016 category to advance to the final of the MIT Climate CoLab Grand Challenge. The Collective Power Platform, created by Michiel Roelofs and Nikodem Bienia, is a local peer-to-peer energy...


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OVID Initiative To Optimise Inspection Regimes

Lloyd’s Register strengthens vessel and rig inspection service through The Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (“OVID”) to provide faster assurance checks and improved safety performance. Inspectors of Lloyd’s Register are optimising inspection regimes thanks to their accredited status using the OVID web based inspection tool to reference inspection reports. “OVID...


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South Africa’s First Water Fund

The City of Cape Town and The Nature Conservancy are looking to establish South Africa’s first water fund. The aim will be to safeguard water supplies and biodiversity, while supporting local livelihoods. The Cape Town Water Fund will be based on a proven model that builds financial and institutional...


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World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 Finalists Released

Responsible Travel has today announced the 13 finalists in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London sponsored by Belize The 13 finalists now need to wait until the Awards ceremony at World Travel Market in London to discover who will be crowned the 2016 overall winner. Commenting...


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Innovation Challenge Launched By EDF Energy

Awards aiming to get start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs on board with energy innovation. EDF Energy has today launched the EDF Energy Pulse Awards, a competition to crowd source innovative ideas to address key challenges facing the energy industry. Start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to get expert support...


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Special Royal Mail Stamps To Mark 300th Anniversary Of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s Birth

A set of eight special stamps has been announced by the Royal Mail today to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Capability Brown is remembered as ‘the last of the great eighteenth century artists’ and as ‘England’s greatest gardener’. Nicknamed ‘Capability’ from his habit of describing locations...


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The Green Home Trend: Create an Eco-Friendly Home Life

Your home can be a haven if you want it to be, but when its inefficient use of energy sucks up power — driving up your utility bills and expanding pollution of the environment — it’s hard to feel great about that. The average person spends most of her...


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Safe and Environmentally Friendly Termite Control Methods

Termites, also called white ants in some parts of the world, are pretty amazing creatures. They play an essential role in the cycle of nature by helping clear the forests of dead trees. As they chew away at the rotting wood, they develop pathways for fungi and bacteria to...


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How Traffic Accidents Harm the Environment

Transportation has a huge impact on the environment. In the United States, there are 253 million active cars and trucks on the roads. Out of those vehicles, the average age of the car is 11.4 years old. Because energy efficient features have only been widely use in the standard...


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Advantages Of An Eco-Friendly Business

We live in a environmentally aware world today. The subject is never far from the news, and people are making conscious decisions about the products they buy, use, and recommend. It’s vital that modern businesses understand this, and look past the whole climate change argument that tends to dominate...