flood-response

Due to the recent extreme weather conditions, flooding has been a serious problem for many homes across England, including the Home Counties. Certain cities and towns are at a higher risk of flood damage due to their proximity to the open ocean, rivers and lakes, but because of heavy rainfall, it has recently become a […]

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climate-change-effects

We’ve all heard about the effects of greenhouse gases in the news recently, especially as the call for sustainable, eco-friendly energy alternatives continues to gain momentum. Climate change is one of the many large-scale effects of fossil fuels being used throughout history, though there have also been plenty of predictions made by experts in recent […]

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domestic-oil-tank

Since the recent floods across the UK, people have been left devastated by the aftermath. The flooding may well have caused some catastrophic damage to property, surrounding facilities and appliances, including oil tanks. Many domestic, commercial and agricultural properties are fitted with oil tanks that are based outside, so the recent floods in many parts of […]

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recycling-glass-bottles

With only a finite amount of natural resources, it is important that we recycle our waste wherever possible.  In the UK, we recycle around half of our domestic glass bottles and jars, which is an improvement on past levels of recycling, but not as high as it could be.  There is also much room for […]

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winter-home-insulation

Most of the homes occupied today were built long ago, before energy efficiency and sustainable behavior were public concerns. As a result the standards of insulation and the air gap sealing techniques used to assemble homes are not on pace with what is required to conserve energy in a modern world. Most homes built more […]

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energy-saving-habits

The days are gone when energy is an afterthought, furnishing seemingly endless volumes of personal power, without consequence. Modern realities are cause for pause each time we use petrol and other fuels to propel our daily lives. The truth is, a complete review is in order for the way we use energy, shaping new ways […]

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buy-used-car

Buying a car, in general, can create a bit of anxiety in the most composed of personalities. Buying a used car, however, can create fear, paranoia, and low self-esteem. Don’t let purchasing a used car get you down. There are ways to make this a simple and rewarding activity. Stay calm and read on. One […]

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reduce-energy-wastage

Consumers spend money on a variety of goods and services, furnishes ongoing expenses that never seem to subside.  Budgets are taxed enough, without additional burdens mobilized by waste.  Wasted food, energy and other consumer goods represent money spent without any benefit realized. For families managing tight budgets, there couldn’t be a worse scenario. Energy use is under […]

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rainforest

For centuries, indigenous populations across the globe have used plant remedies to treat their ailments. Many of these are highly effective, containing compounds which scientific research reveals effect demonstrable chemical and biological changes. Some of these compounds can now be synthesized artificially, resulting in the manufacture of a pharmaceutical product which can then be put […]

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wood-burning

In the midst of the Green Deal, it can be easy to forget that some of the green solutions presented to us aren’t quite as simple as they’re laid out. Of course, most people are not overly bothered about technicalities – if it saves them money, it’s usually good enough. Over recent years there has […]

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