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  • That pumpkin-y time of year

    Autumn… season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…  but it’s not all beer and skittles for everyone.  It can be easy to see the onset of autumn and the approach of winter as things to ‘get through’ while looking forward to the longer days and warmer feels of spring and summer once again, but what i... View Post
  • Cooling tips & tricks

    Ice, ice (fur)baby! It’s officially a heatwave! You might have already cracked open the bbq and stocked up on ice lollies this weekend… But the heat isn’t all beer and skittles for our furry side-kicks… Unlike us sticky-all-over humans, dogs are only able to sweat through their paws and nose.  Th... View Post
  • Plastic-free July

    Plastic-free July is a global movement helping millions of people become part of a solution to plastic pollution.  By sharing positive stories and tips and tricks, it helps empower people to refuse single use plastic.  There’s a handy website and newsletter you can subscribe to which will send we... View Post
  • Celebrating Mother Earth on Mayday

    Will you be watching maypole dancers on the village green or revelling with the Green Man this May bank holiday?  Maybe you’ll simply be taking the opportunity to light up the bbq with friends or family.    Whatever you’re up to, the reason you’ve got the day off has very ancient roots.  The Roma... View Post
  • Good Green News

    The world’s news can feel overwhelming… That’s why it’s good to take time out to focus on the brilliantly positive things that are happening all around us!   Floor tiles create green energy  An idea born in a Brixton flat is helping 200 projects in 37 countries harness the power of footfall.  The... View Post
  • It’s not easy being green…

      People still talk about the ‘Blue Planet effect’… that is the action people took, pretty much overnight, following the broadcast of David Attenborough’s Blue Planet series.  The programme highlighted many threats to our oceans, perhaps most notably, the plastic pollution problem.  If you didn’t... View Post
  • Don't Look Up

    Many of us have been talking about the Netflix film Don’t Look Up.  If you’ve not seen it – spoiler alert!  Whilst the plot depicts the approach of a catastrophic, ‘extinction-level’ comet heading straight for earth, it’s also a pretty clear allegory for climate change.  The impending doom in the... View Post
  • Talking ‘bout a resolution…

      Starting the new year sustainably. As we clear the Christmas clutter and finish up the last of the mince pies, many of us think to the new year and what positive changes we are going to make to our lives.  Traditionally this would have just involved a spring clean.  More recently it has been al... View Post