7 Green Startup Ideas for Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurs

7 Green Startup Ideas for Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurs

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Ideologies: A Hindrance To Rationality?

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Give Your Garden Back To Wildlife

Give Your Garden Back To Wildlife

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Shift To A Utility Based Mindset When Splashing The Cash

Shift To A Utility Based Mindset When Splashing The Cash

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Quit Whinging About Rising Food Prices – It’s Your Fault Anyway

Quit Whinging About Rising Food Prices – It’s Your Fault Anyway

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9 Alternative Uses For Toilet Paper Tubes

9 Alternative Uses For Toilet Paper Tubes

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7 Green Startup Ideas for Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurs

7 Green Startup Ideas

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Countering The “We Will Adapt” Argument Against Action On Climate Change

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One of the things I hear quite a lot from people when talking about myself and my desire to live a more sustainable life is the fact that the human race is adaptable and that…


Quotes About The Environment, Nature & Climate Change

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If you are anything like me then you’ll enjoy reading this selection of quotes from down the ages and around the world. They all have relevance to the environment, living a sustainable life and the…


The Curse Of “Stuff” And What You Can Do About It

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So I have just completed the move into my new flat and despite a broken van wing mirror and heavy traffic it all went ok. The thing that shocked me during this move was just…


Recycling Nappies & Power Generating “Kites”

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Now and again I like to look out into the world of green technology and find instances of innovation that could one day become the norm. A couple of stories recently caught my eye and…


Ethical Dilemmas From The Reduced Aisle

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This is going to be quite a short post based upon my thoughts when I recently visited my local Tesco store. I was doing my shopping as usual but when I came to the reduced…


Rio+20: Politicians Between A Rock And A Hard Place

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So Rio+20 came to a close last Friday with a document – The Future We Want – apparently showing us the way to a more sustainable future. The problem is that scientists, environmentalists and other…


Tales From The London Green Fair

Tales From The London Green Fair

Back on the 9th and 10th of June, I set up a stall at the London Green Fair with the help of some family and friends. It was a long and enjoyable (if tiring) weekend…


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Guest Corner

9 Alternative Uses For Toilet Paper Tubes

Published by: Penny Atkinson

We all use toilet paper on a daily basis, and while there are still few more environmentally-fri[...]

Longevity? It’s A Hearts And Minds Thing

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I'm not an eco-preacher and I do think in some sectors of manufacture, for example where hygiene i[...]

Improve Your CSR and Improve Your Profits

Published by: Derin

Being eco-friendly doesn't have to be counterproductive to running a successful business. It can[...]

7 Reasons We Need Paper More Than Ever

Published by: Fritha

Every week of every month for the last decade, writers in publications scattered all over the wo[...]

What Everybody Ought To Know About Cloth Nappies

Published by: Grace

"Cloth nappies....what?" "Eeuuuuu....Really?" "Don't you have to boil them?" "How much?[...]

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