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Landfill in the UK and the Alternatives

Landfill in the UK and the Alternatives

This was written on behalf of Batesy Skips. What is Landfill? Landfill sites are where rubbish ends up if it cannot be recycled, or hasn’t been properly sorted. The waste is compacted to maximise the amount that can fit in and then buried. It is generally considered to be the least eco-friendly way to dispose of […]

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Eco-Friendly Printing Tips

Eco-Friendly Printing Tips

This was written by Veronica Pamoukaghlian of Print Ninja. Some people claim that the greenest page of all is the page that never gets printed at all. However, there is a noble and comfortable quality to paper that makes us think that the future is more in print optimization than in abandoning printing altogether.GARD Pro […]

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Recyclable Plastic

Recyclable Plastic: A sustainable, vital resource

This was written by Darren Bradley of People Water. Plastic is one of the most widely and frequently used materials.  Certain plastics, such as PET plastic, are recyclable, which makes the path for plastic products very sustainable.GARD Pro Not Registered The Environmental Protection Agency claims that two-thirds less energy is needed to manufacture products made out […]

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Paper Shredding Saves the Environment

How Paper Shredding Saves the Environment

This guest post is by Michael Jones of http://absolutedestruction.ca/. When people think of paper shredding, they think of an effective way in which they can prevent sensitive information from being robbed. What they do not realize is that paper shredding is also a great way to contribute to helping the environment.GARD Pro Not Registered Many […]

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Hypoallergenic Bedding

Why Hypoallergenic Bedding for a Quality Snooze of Your Little One?

This guest post is by Swati Singh of http://www.cozyearth.com. Being a parent you might want to give your child every comfort there on earth. However, you might not know that even the most luxurious bedding that you selected for your kid may not be a healthy place to sleep. As infants and small kids spend […]

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A First Hand Account of Second-Hand Shops

A First Hand Account of Second-Hand Shops

This guest post is by Jonathan Pierce of business electricity. I love shopping second hand, for many reasons.  The thrill of hunting through boxes of tat to find an interesting item, the history imbued in a well-thumbed vintage paperback or antique map that lends the item a substance and gravitas that new items just don’t […]

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Eco-Friendly Playground Mulch

Eco-Friendly Playground Mulch: What it’s All About

This guest post is by Rose McGowan of www.rubberecycle.com. Parents can preach to their children about going green and saving the environment until they’re blue in the face, but the best way to teach is to lead by example. When kids see green products being used in the home and a concentrated effort to find […]

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What NOT to Recycle

What NOT to Recycle!

This guest post is by Felicia Baratz of Eat Breathe Blog.  Recycling is no longer viewed as a service for the environment. It’s now a necessary practice to preserve the world for future generations. The items recycled by families around the world prevent millions of tons of garbage from being deposited into landfills each year. […]

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Best Fathers Day Gifts for an Eco-Friendly Dad

6 Father’s Day Gifts for Eco-Gadget Techy Dads

There are plenty of techy gadgets available for dads who love technology, but trying to find the eco-friendly gadgets can be a challenge. After looking through the different gifts available we found six that stood out (three are dedicated to Mac lovers!) for you to get inspiration. You’ll find a power strip to stop vampire […]

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Best Fathers Day Gifts for an Eco-Friendly Dad

3 Father’s Day Gifts for Earth Friendly DIY Dad

Many dads love being helpful and fixing things around the house. Whether your dad is a real Mr. Fix It or is closer to Tim “the tool man” Taylor (reference: Home Improvement), why not celebrate his passion with the perfect gift for a DIY enthusiast? Here are three gifts, two fun and one practical, for […]

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