When it’s cold and frosty windscreens need defrosting. But idling is bad for the environment & costs you money, so we need to defrost them a different way.
I never used to think about the impact of idling my car on air pollution or on my car. I also didn’t realise it was illegal!
Picture credit: Octopus Energy We recently switched to a renewable energy provider – Octopus energy and I’m so happy we did. I originally wrote about the switch here: This blog is now powered by Octopus Energy! Being green isn’t always easy, but switching to Octopus energy really is – it really only took me a few
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6 ways to reduce your heating bill as temperatures plummet There are lots of affordable ways to keep heat in and the cold out. Here’s some to try today Note – This blog post contains affiliate links marked with * and anything you buy through them will help to support the blog as I will
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On 6th October the government gave fracking the go ahead in Lancashire. This decision was in spite of fracking not being wanted or approved locally and is extremely concerning for the future of fracking related decisions in this county. Fracking is an environmental nightmare in lots of ways and it puts drinking water in the areas
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We have had solar panels for a few years and they are all working fine. But could cleaning solar panels make them work better? Doing some research on solar panel cleaning there seems to be 2 opposing views (as always). Disclaimer – an affiliate link was used in this post. One view is that glass
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We have solar panels and like many people want to make the most of the electricity they produce. There are products that can redirect any excess electricity generated to your hot water tank but they are of no use to us as we have a combi boiler and don’t have a tank. We use
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I recently read Naomi Klein’s, This Changes Everything as part of the Sustainable Book Club (read more about that here). It is a scary book and it is trying to shake us and tell us to wake up – climate change is on our doorstep. It would easy to read the book, pretend I hadn’t and
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Single use wet wipes contain plastic and contribute to drain blockages and death of marine life when flushed. Here are some eco wet wipe alternatives
With so much available it can be overwhelming to know how to buy the most eco friendly saucepans. Here are my tips on what to look out for.