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Livia Firth's 'big hit' eco-friendly Oscars gown

Livia Firth's 'big hit' eco-friendly Oscars gown

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:40:00 GMT by Louise Saunders

Livia Firth has revealed her eco-friendly Oscars gown - which was created out of 11 vintage dresses from as far back as the 1920s - was a 'big hit' among her fellow celebrity attendees.

Livia Firth's 'big hit' eco-friendly Oscars gown

Emma Watson creates eco-friendly capsule clothing collection

Emma Watson creates eco-friendly capsule clothing collection

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:29:00 GMT by Louise Saunders

Emma Watson has collaborated with luxury Italian designer Alberta Ferretti to create an eco-friendly capsule clothing collection. The 'Harry Potter' actress - who recently released her third and final set of designs for ethical brand People Tree - worked alongside Italian designer Alberta Ferretti to create the green fashion line in the hope of drawing the world's attention to environmental issues.

Emma Watson creates eco-friendly capsule clothing collection

Roofing for rain - best materials for rainwater harvesting

Roofing for rain - best materials for rainwater harvesting

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:19:03 GMT by Martin Leggett

Making the most of the rain requires roofs made of the proper materials - especially if you want to use it in the home, not just the garden. A study from the University of Texas has tested a wide variety of roofing materials for water quality - and come to some interesting conclusions.

Roofing for rain - best materials for rainwater harvesting

Fairtrade Certification - What It Means & Why It's Important

Fairtrade Certification - What It Means & Why It's Important

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 10:07:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Fairtrade certification is an important step in creating a better, more sustainable world for everyone. The Fairtrade mark is a highly recognized label seen on many products found on the shelves of today's markets and retail stores. Many people already realize that the Fairtrade mark is a good indication that the product is sold by a company that pays a good wage to the workers who helped produce it.

Fairtrade Certification - What It Means & Why It's Important

Raw Food Restaurants

Raw Food Restaurants

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 09:46:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The raw food phenomenon brings with it a variety of health benefits and unique new dining establishments. For those people keeping up with the latest trends in fine dining, it has been hard to ignore the increase in popular raw food restaurants opening up. For years many healthy individuals have been sticking to a diet that consists of raw food, and now many more health conscious people are finding the benefits of this type of diet for themselves.

Raw Food Restaurants

Stay True to your Beliefs with a Green Job

Stay True to your Beliefs with a Green Job

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 09:24:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The number of eco-friendly, green jobs that are available is growing and can be a great way to incorporate your ideals into your career. You may be considering a change of career, or trying to decide what you would like to do for a living after graduation. For eco-conscious individuals there are plenty of green jobs which allow you to uphold your principles and help the world learn how to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

Stay True to your Beliefs with a Green Job

Raising an Eco-Friendly Baby without Breaking the Bank

Raising an Eco-Friendly Baby without Breaking the Bank

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 09:11:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Learn to save money and help the environment by raising an eco-friendly baby. As an eco-conscious parent you may be looking for some ideas about how to reduce the amount of waste that often comes hand in hand with raising a baby.

Raising an Eco-Friendly Baby without Breaking the Bank

Are energy-efficient laptops really the answer?

Are energy-efficient laptops really the answer?

Posted Fri, 04 Mar 2011 13:41:00 GMT by Benjamin Kerry

Living in The Digital Age has resulted in billions of people owning a laptop. However, how many of these laptop owners actually care about the energy consumption of the new 'super-charged' laptops? And do the manufacturers put any real effort into producing advanced laptops that are also kind to the environment? Although laptops, in common with other appliances such as TVs and PCs, are still associated with elevated carbon footprints, they have nonetheless become more energy-efficient in recent years.

Are energy-efficient laptops really the answer?

A Billion Acts of Green: Earth Day 2011

A Billion Acts of Green: Earth Day 2011

Posted Thu, 03 Mar 2011 19:44:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

The focus of this year's Earth Day is on the difference individual action can make to the world's environment. A Billion Acts of Green, the largest environmental service campaign in the world, is building its commitments and with over 45 million acts registered to date it is likely to reach the one billion mark by Earth Day on 22 April 2011.

A Billion Acts of Green: Earth Day 2011

The Electric Car & What It Really Means for Energy Conservation

The Electric Car & What It Really Means for Energy Conservation

Posted Tue, 01 Mar 2011 22:58:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Pros and cons of the new electric vehicles. There has been plenty of work done to improve the way that electric cars function. For example, the time batteries take to charge has always been a major concern. And so has the worry of not finding a garage that offers a charging service when you are traveling. Besides this, there are a number of pros and cons that come with switching an old gas powered vehicle for a greener, electric option.

The Electric Car & What It Really Means for Energy Conservation

Creating a Greener Workplace

Creating a Greener Workplace

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:09:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Cut down on the carbon footprint of your business. Running an energy efficient office needs both the support of the business owners and the employees. There are many ways in which you can cut down on the carbon footprint of both the office and all of the individuals who work there.

Creating a Greener Workplace

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:05:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Avoid frivolous waste and consumption but still throw a party to remember. Every child loves to have a special party on his or her birthday, but the environmental impact of plastic cutlery, paper plates and throwaway cups (not to mention the wrapping paper and other gift packaging materials) can be staggering and can cast a shadow over the celebrations for eco-conscious families.

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

Posted Sat, 26 Feb 2011 19:50:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Planning a vacation is always a fun activity for families looking for their next adventure. For eco-friendly households, one important aspect is to reduce the carbon footprint created by travelling. There are many ways in which families are able to retain their environmental ethics and still have a wonderful vacation.

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

Paint reuse scheme flourishes

Paint reuse scheme flourishes

Posted Fri, 25 Feb 2011 13:59:05 GMT by Rachel England

Paint recycling programme proves successful. The project, Community RePaint, re-distributed more than 215,000 litres of useable leftover paint to a range of groups and schemes, including a project created to makeover the children's ward at Newham Unversity Hospital in London, which was undertaken by young people taking part in the Prince's Trust Team Programme.

Paint reuse scheme flourishes

Insulate your Home - Go Green and Save Money

Insulate your Home - Go Green and Save Money

Posted Thu, 24 Feb 2011 16:58:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Taking some simple steps to insulate your home can help the environment and cut back on monthly energy expenses. Going green is not just good for the environment; it can also be great for your pocketbook. In fact, implementing a few easy environmental projects right within your own home, can help to significantly reduce your annual household budget.

Insulate your Home - Go Green and Save Money

EU e-waste: UK least likely to recycle large household appliances

EU e-waste: UK least likely to recycle large household appliances

Posted Tue, 15 Feb 2011 09:16:01 GMT by Astrid Madsen

Europe's e-waste targets are becoming more ambitious. Electronic devices contain toxic metals which can cause health problems when incorrectly disposed of - not to mention the impact it has on the environment. The European Parliament is therefore looking to tackle the growing amount of e-waste we generate from discarded computers, mobile phones and other appliances or electronic devices.

EU e-waste: UK least likely to recycle large household appliances

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Backpacks and eco-clothing

Posted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:27:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Cars for future fuels

Posted Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:05:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Organic foods have lots to give

Posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:57:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Power, and less energy, to the people

Posted Sat, 05 Jul 2014 09:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Reviewing transition agricultural practice

Posted Tue, 27 May 2014 06:25:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Forming better soils, gardens and farms

Posted Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Earth Day 2014

Posted Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:30:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Solar energy saves the earth?

Posted Sun, 06 Apr 2014 16:20:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

Trees-the solution to flooding?

Posted Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:36:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The value of underwater algal forest

Posted Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:14:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

UK education organisation reduced CO2 footprint using ICT

Posted Fri, 26 Nov 2010 10:22:06 GMT by Simon Kent

The week's environmental news roundup: September 23rd 2011

Posted Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:30:00 GMT by Laura Brown

This week's top environment news stories: September 30th 2011

Posted Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:46:52 GMT by Laura Brown

Tapping into the potential of Europe's greenest home

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2011 09:03:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Green motor sport becomes a reality

Posted Mon, 24 Jan 2011 09:15:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

Water supply meets human demand

Posted Mon, 26 Sep 2011 17:32:51 GMT by Dave Collier

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Are A Must

Posted Sun, 19 Dec 2010 08:36:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Preserving British film heritage in the BFI's Master Film Store

Posted Tue, 30 Aug 2011 18:17:01 GMT by Julian Jackson

Annie Lennox's international delivery

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:31:02 GMT by Andy Tillett

Earth Day 2012 - Google directs people to get on their bikes

Posted Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:09:29 GMT by Adrian Bishop