The Roundup: Green Living

13 Fun & Simple "Go Green For Kids" Projects For You To Try

Do you want your kids to understand what it means to be environmentally conscious and eco-friendly? It's actually surprisingly easy to teach, and there are plenty of ways in which you can make going green into a lot of fun for the whole family. Here are some ideas for activities that will get them excited […]

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40+ Simple Energy Saving Tips That Will Save You Money

In , every single one of us needs to do everything possible to save energy. Climate change is happening now, and we simply cannot afford to wait any longer. Fortunately, there are a number of simple changes we can all make to conserve energy in our daily routine, without impacting our quality of life. In […]

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What Are Carbon Offsets & Should I Buy Them?

You may have heard that some people and companies are buying carbon offsets as a way to help fight climate change. But how do they actually work, how much do they cost, and are they a good idea or (as some people believe) a con? Today we'll answer all your questions about carbon offsets, so […]

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Are Solar Panels Worth It? The Pros & Cons of Solar Energy

Rising electricity costs and carbon dioxide emissions have given rise to a demand for renewable, clean energy. Solar power is the most popular way to achieve energy independence. So a lot of people ask "are solar panels worth it?" and whether or not they should invest in them. There are many benefits to installing solar […]

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Why Are Plastic Bottles Bad & What Can We Do About It?

As a keen festival goer, I’ve seen first-hand the sheer volume of discarded water bottles during large events. However, it’s not just large events that are the problem. We’re living in a throwaway society, and single-use plastic bottles have become a convenience norm. Plastic bottles have numerous uses (shampoo, detergent, dish soap, etc.). Still, it’s […]

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Why Are Plastic Bags Bad & Should They Be Banned?

I was out walking the dogs one evening a few months ago and almost dropped down dead with fright when I saw a ghost glowing in a tree as I came around the corner onto our street. It turns out it was just a bunch of plastic bags caught in a tree, backlit by a […]

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Greenwashing Explained (With 9 Real Life Examples)

The number of environmentally conscious consumers voting with their dollars is growing year on year, so going green has never been a more profitable business strategy than it is right now. Green business practices not only bring in more customers. They also give a favorable public image and can even bring in government support and […]

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A-Z of Eco Labelling: 182 Green Certifications Explained

Increased consumer demand for environmentally conscious products and services has given rise to rapid growth in the green certifications industry. From certified forests to energy-efficient products that conserve precious natural resources, there is now an ecolabel and certification body for every green market you can think of. Here is our summary of 182 of the […]

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How To Be More Eco-Friendly: 70+ Simple Tips To Lead a Greener Lifestyle

Many people today are aware of the damage their everyday choices do to the environment. We hear the ‘broad strokes’ all the time. Use less, don’t waste, reverse climate change, pick up litter, plant more trees, but what does it all mean, and where can you start? Whether your goal is to live an ‘eco-friendly’ […]

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