Green Oil

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Off the back of my last post about commuting by bicycle, I wanted to write a quick post about my new favourite bike product…Green Oil. If you take a look on the back of the majority of bike maintenance products you’ll see an array of logos indicating how harmful the products are to the environment.

A Pedal In The Right Direction

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It”s good to see that Colin Beavan a.k.a. The No Impact Man tweeting about global ecological issues and more importantly pointing out the positive aspects that some countries are implementing. I plan to post about a few of Colin’s comments including an interesting one about Helsinki’s planned transport system, but for today’s post I thought… Read more »

The Plight Continues…

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Previously I wrote about the plight of the honey bee and the environmental and economic impact it’s struggle is having on the world. Although sadly a cure for the issue has yet been discovered, I’m pleased to see that the White House has formed a task force to tackle the decline of the honey bee.

Your Business’s Website Using WordPress

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Wordpress Usage

In May 2003 Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little first released WordPress with a handful of users, 11 years later and WordPress has developed into the most popular website building software on the internet. 17% of the internet is now powered by WordPress and 61% of all CMS installations are WordPress.

Breaking the Bag Habit

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Surfers Against Sewage Logo

Shop carrier bags (known as single use plastic bags) are one of the most damaging litter items in the UK.  Studies have found that the average person uses 133 carrier bags per year, resulting in a staggering 224 bags being given out every second.

Turbo Tree Planting

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Nascar Green Logo

It’s not often you think “eco” when you hear the word “motor sport” mentioned, so it came as a bit of a surprise to me, “3co’s virtual tree planter”, that American stock car racing giants NASCAR have a website devoted to the eco side of the sport.

The Plight of the Honey Bee

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Bee & Flower

The poor honey bee has been struggling now for a good few years.  It’s really sad that it’s future across the globe seems threatened.  These fantastic creatures do so much more for our own ecosystem and the environment than we humans do.  Yet despite the fact that our entire crop growing economy relies on them… Read more »

Worn Wear

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Here’s a lovely little film from the environmentally conscious clothing company Patagonia.  It’s called Worn Wear and tells the tales of different customers who have worn and repaired their Patagonia clothing.  It’s nice to see a clothing company promoting repairing what you have rather than buying something new.  As usual with Patagonia, it’s shot beautifully.

No Impact Man

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No Impact Man

In 2007 Colin Beavan along with his wife, 2 year old daughter and dog decided to embark upon an eco experiment.  Their aim was to live a year without making any net impact to the environment.  This basically meant creating no rubbish, no carbon emissions, putting no toxins in the water (i.e. shampoo, detergent etc),… Read more »