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It’s great to be powered by renewable energy!

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 easy ways to reduce your heating bill!

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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Say no to fracking by switching to renewables

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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DIY Solar Panel Cleaning

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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Using Solar Electricity to Heat Our House – Immersun Initial Review

  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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20 ways to help halt climate change!

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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