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Ethical retailer of the week: Colin Leslie Eyewear

Colin Leslie Eyewear produces popular and eco-friendly glasses and sunglasses that are made ethically and are becoming a must-have among celebrities. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The glasses are made of responsibly sourced bamboo and other simple recycled materials,...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 17 September headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Responsible travel is to give back to the community you visit Pension funds urge firms to engage with shareholders over executive pay...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 16 September round up

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we reported that the so-called “greenest government ever” has been given a red card on the environment by a panel of MPs. We also learned that Oxford City Council has become the first UK local authority to commit to fossil fuel divestment,...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: The Ship, Suffolk

The Ship is an ideal place to relax and explore the area surrounding Beccles, Suffock, and is available to book now through cottages4you. Commanding an imposing waterside position on the banks of the River Waveney, in the heart of the market town of Beccles, the gateway to the southern...


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Responsible travel is to give back to the community you visit

Travelling can be an opportunity of growth and discovery, but responsible travelers need to be aware of the impacts their actions have on the environment and local people, says eco-travel blogger Yara Coelho. Travelling can be much more than a getaway weekend or expensive holiday. In fact, for some,...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 15 September headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Renewable manifesto sets out blueprint for next government Author claims Richard Branson has failed to deliver on $3bn climate pledge Over 225,000...


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Save B&GT: 12 days to go – pledge £52 today

Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently crowdfunding to ensure its survival after hitting financial headwinds. We need our readers to pledge to give us time to secure other income sources, so we can grow and make our business model sustainable. If just 3% of our readership pledged £52 we would...


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Sustainability institute of the week: Schumacher Institute for Sustainable Systems

The Schumacher Institute for Sustainable Systems is an independent ‘think and do’ tank that offers popular learning programmes from Bristol. The organisation’s work is firmly rooted in economist E F Schumacher’s philosophy. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. E F...


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Top ecotourism destinations: Umbria, Italy

The historic Italian region offers a range of eco-retreats and activities to responsible travellers, who can enjoy its picturesque rural landscape and artistic heritage. Perhaps not the most famous touristic destination and sometimes forgotten because of the proximity of the more popular Rome and Florence, Umbria is a small...


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Top features of the week: September 14

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we made it past 25% of our crowdfunding target. Please pledge to save us. Morwenna Kearns also explored how to alter the pattern for Organic Fashion and Textiles Week, and we interviewed Anafon Hydro Project, a community led renewable hydro scheme, about...


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Blue & Green’s top 10 electric cars: #9 Smart FourTwo Electric

Blue & Green Tomorrow has compiled a varied list, in both price and performance, of the top 10 commercially available electric cars. The iconic smart car was always meant to go electric, its already cheap running costs a real incentive for its purchasers. However, this is no different. Featuring that...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Wagon House Cottage, South Wales

Wagon House is located near Usk and has much to offer guests and is available to book now through cottages4you. These properties stand next to the owner’s home in an attractive rural location with shared use of a lovely heated outdoor swimming pool. From the cottage guests have an...


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Save B&GT: 13 days to go – give graduates a sustainable start in journalism

You may have heard by now that Blue & Green Tomorrow is crowdfunding its way through a financial storm. The money you pledge will primarily go to our small team of brilliant young writers. Blue & Green Tomorrow recruits recent graduates on a living wage so anyone, regardless of...


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Top articles of the week: September 13

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, a nationwide school science experiment revealed that bumblebees prefer suburban areas to rural places. We also reported on how Oxfordshire has become the first county in Britain to be named a ‘Social Enterprise Place’. In other news, NASA is developing a probe...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 12 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we reported on plans for oil and gas drilling in South Downs National Park being rejected and a report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative stating ExxonMobil are understating the risks of climate change to investors. IEA report reveals ‘remarkable’ slowdown in oil demand...



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