Archive for December, 2011

Finding a green family car

In the years when we didn’t give the environment much thought, the most pressing criteria for choosing a family car were the boot space, the number of passengers it could carry and what kind of mileage you got. Today, though, it’s equally important to consider how the car you drive will affect the environment. Image: […]

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Green sofa choices

Looking around at a furniture sale, you might be wondering what the best green option is. Sometimes it can be difficult to buy green without spending a lot more money – especially with the amount of cheap furniture around that is manufactured using new woods. The good news is that a lot of the wood […]

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5 Tips for Throwing the Best Christmas Party

If Christmas is at your house this year then don’t panic. There are a few easy tips you can follow to make sure that your Christmas party goes off without a hitch. Being organised is the key and to make it memorable try doing something a little different from the usual formal sit down lunch […]

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How to Save Energy in Your Home

Reducing your energy consumption at home will not only save you money but also benefit the environment. Appliances left on stand-by, leaky hot water taps, long wash cycles and inappropriate temperature settings will all end up costing more than you may realise. Implementing simple, energy-saving measures into your routine is not hard and is worth […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Recycle

The benefits of recycling far outweigh the minimal extra effort it takes to practice the habit. It’s natural to be very tempted by the convenience of being able to throw everything into the same rubbish pile and never have to worry about it again, but the extra effort made now could save you in many […]

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Why use reclaimed wood?

Furniture which is manufactured from reclaimed wood helps reduce the demand on the world’s rainforests.

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