The Green Republic Project calling on youth to help plant 20 million trees in Ghana by 2028

The Green Republic Project is on a green mission to make Ghana green again by having Ghanaian youth plant 20 million trees in the country by 2028. The grassroots organisation was set up by Nana Yaw-Osei Darkwa in 2018 to mitigate climate change in the West African country. Ghana has has lost half of its forests since 2000 due to deforestation, cocoa production, logging, clearing … Continue reading The Green Republic Project calling on youth to help plant 20 million trees in Ghana by 2028

Seed-rich hay from roadsides being used to restore precious wildflower meadows in Norfolk

A conservation project in Norfolk is using seed-rich hay taken from roadside verges to restore precious wildflower meadows. Green hay cut from Roadside Nature Reserves will be spread on farmland sites and Earsham Wetland Centre in South Norfolk to recreate wildlife-rich meadows. The hay cutting and spreading project is a joint effort by Norfolk Wildlife Trust (NWT), Norfolk County Council, and Norfolk Farming and Wildlife … Continue reading Seed-rich hay from roadsides being used to restore precious wildflower meadows in Norfolk

Liven up household chores with a Three Bluebirds Swedish Dishcloth

If you’ve yet to ditch the paper towels in your kitchen, perhaps Three Bluebirds’ Swedish Dishcloths may help you let go of them. Three Bluebirds’ eco-friendly cloths are sponge-like dishcloths made of 70% cellulose from FSC certified forests and 30% cotton, that cleans streak free and works on most surfaces, including glass, granite, tile and stainless steel. A bit more than a regular Swedish Dishcloth … Continue reading Liven up household chores with a Three Bluebirds Swedish Dishcloth

Sit down to a zero-waste meal with Bambaw’s bamboo cutlery set

With people more conscious than ever of their use of materials and impact on the environment, some are even carrying a set of silverware from their cutlery drawer on them to handle their lunchtimes either sat in the park or at their desks. If you want to lighten the load in your bag, consider a bamboo cutlery set. Bambaw’s Bamboo Cutlery Set is a lightweight, … Continue reading Sit down to a zero-waste meal with Bambaw’s bamboo cutlery set

Anglesey’s Melin Llynnon windmill falls in the trusty hands of native and top pastry chef Richard Holt’s masterplan

There’s no place like home, so when an advert to take on Melin Llynnon windmill on the island of Anglesey came up, top patisserie chef Richard Holt gave it his all and is now the proud owner of the last working flour mill in Wales. The 26-year-old Anglesey-native – who has worked as head pastry chef at Marcus Wareing’s 2 Michelin Star The Gilbert Scott … Continue reading Anglesey’s Melin Llynnon windmill falls in the trusty hands of native and top pastry chef Richard Holt’s masterplan

Artifishal: Documentary reveals the threat to wild fish by fish farms and fish hatcheries

Artifishal is a documentary film that reveals the impact of humans on wild salmon and sea trout, and the destruction of natural habitats caused by fish farms and fish hatcheries. The documentary, from outdoor clothing brand Patagonia, traces the impact of fish hatcheries and fish farms – industries which hinders wild fish recovery, pollutes rivers and contributes to the problem it claims to solve. Artifishal … Continue reading Artifishal: Documentary reveals the threat to wild fish by fish farms and fish hatcheries

Hog & Tallow: Sustainable soaps made from waste products from local West Country cottage industries

Soap bars are back in favour and if you’re looking for an option that is sustainable and utilises waste products, Hog & Tallow soaps should be on your radar. Handmade in England, Hog & Tallow create sustainable soaps using locally sourced West Country ingredients including tallow, rapeseed oil and foraged botanicals. Tallow is a substance made from animal fat that is commonly used in the … Continue reading Hog & Tallow: Sustainable soaps made from waste products from local West Country cottage industries

When to Repair, Replace or Recycle your Appliance [Video + Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The concept of throwaway culture belongs in the waste bin of history. No longer is it necessary to toss out every washer, A/C, vacuum, fridge, and other household appliance and electronic device. This guide is designed to help you decide whether to repair, discard, or replace those broken machines in your life, and which avenues to pursue when you make those choices. via When to Repair, … Continue reading When to Repair, Replace or Recycle your Appliance [Video + Infographic] — ecogreenlove

AIR: Helping indigenous farmers in Guatemala to farm with trees to mitigate climate change

The Alliance for International Reforestation Guatemala (AIR) is helping indigenous farmers to learn how to farm with trees, in order to prevent soil erosion, mitigate climate change and improve crop yields and diversity without using dangerous chemicals. AIR technicians – who are Guatemalan professionals trained in agro-forestry and environmental engineering – educate indigenous farmers about proper tree-planting and agroforestry that provides sustainable farming as well … Continue reading AIR: Helping indigenous farmers in Guatemala to farm with trees to mitigate climate change

Rome commuters can now trade in plastic bottles for metro ticket in new recycling initiative

Commuters in Rome who recycle plastic bottles at metro stations can accumulate credits for the purchase of bus and metro tickets. The experimental ecobonus system will be in place for one year at three metro stations: Cipro on the A line, Piramide on the B line, and S. Giovanni on the C line. Commuters can recycle plastic bottles in reverse vending machines in exchange for … Continue reading Rome commuters can now trade in plastic bottles for metro ticket in new recycling initiative