Elliot for Water: Eco savvy search engine brings clean water to those in need

Elliot for Water works just like any other search engine yet it also helps provide people in need of drinkable water with exactly that every time you search. The search engine’s mission is to help bring drinkable water to as many people as possible and to improve the quality of life, while respecting the needs of the local culture and environment. One fifth of the global … Continue reading Elliot for Water: Eco savvy search engine brings clean water to those in need

Green Documentaries: Bag it — ecogreenlove

Bag It follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he navigates our plastic world. Jeb is not a radical environmentalist, but an average American who decides to take a closer look at our cultural love affair with plastics. Jeb’s journey in this documentary film starts with simple questions: Are plastic bags really necessary? What are plastic bags made from? What happens to plastic bags after they are … Continue reading Green Documentaries: Bag it — ecogreenlove

Apps: Sustainable Palm Oil Shopping

Palm oil is all over the shop quite literally, now the Sustainable Palm Oil Shopping App helps shoppers to shop with confidence knowing that no harm is done to the planet or wild orangutans. Sustainable Palm Oil Shopping App, produced by Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, provides Colorado residents with the information they need to check if a product is “orangutan friendly” and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil-certified. The App … Continue reading Apps: Sustainable Palm Oil Shopping

Bunhill Energy Centre to turn waste energy from London Underground tubes to heat homes

A pioneering project to capture waste from London Underground tunnels to help warm local homes and cut energy bills is under development in central London. Islington Council are building a new energy centre in Bunhill as part of Islington Council’s innovative Bunhill Heat and Power Heat Network, which already supplies more than 700 local homes with cheaper, greener heating. Bunhill Energy Centre, which Islington Council opened in … Continue reading Bunhill Energy Centre to turn waste energy from London Underground tubes to heat homes

Saving the Planet One Mile at a Time [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

With the whole motoring world doing what it can nowadays to create brand new cars that have as close to zero carbon footprint as possible, here is a guide for people who own slightly older cars so they can also cut down their carbon footprint by doing a few simple things. This infographic has a list of some of the best and worst cars for … Continue reading Saving the Planet One Mile at a Time [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Agreena 3-in-1 wrap: A green alternative to cling film, aluminium foil and baking paper

Want an eco-friendly alternative in the kitchen to cling film, aluminium foil and baking paper? Agreena 3-in-1 Wrap is a reusable, eco film, made from 100% food grade silicone, that wraps, seals and bakes. The stretchy and strong eco-friendly film can be used as a non-toxic, reusable wrap for covering sandwiches, in baking goods up to a temperature of 220°C (428°F), and as an airtight seal … Continue reading Agreena 3-in-1 wrap: A green alternative to cling film, aluminium foil and baking paper

MOO turns T-shirt scraps into recycled cotton paper business cards

T-shirt offcuts are being given a new lease of life as business cards. Business card designers, MOO, in collaboration with Mohawk Fine Papers, have collected recycled T-shirt scraps and applied old manufacturing techniques of shredding and pulping cotton scraps then rolling them out to make paper. What you get is a durable, textured, bright white paper. Prior to wood paper’s rise in popularity, cotton was used … Continue reading MOO turns T-shirt scraps into recycled cotton paper business cards

The Big Lemon: Hop on for a ride on the UK’s first zero emissions, solar powered bus

Brighton-based The Big Lemon has created the UK’s first ever zero emissions, solar powered bus, and is one step further along in its mission to “bring zero-emissions electric buses to communities across the UK, all run by the local community and powered by renewable energy”. The bus, named Om Shanti, used to be a regular diesel bus, and has been converted to a 133 kWh electric … Continue reading The Big Lemon: Hop on for a ride on the UK’s first zero emissions, solar powered bus

Sanctuary helps more animals after installing renewable energy

Teckels Animal Sanctuary, an animal rescue charity, are caring for homeless cats and dogs and the planet thanks to renewable energy. The animal rescue charity have installed solar panels and a renewable heat system at their premises in Gloucester. Prior to the installation of renewable energy at the sanctuary, Teckels Animal Sanctuary were finding their bills to be high. Teckels Animal Sanctuary was using a large amount of … Continue reading Sanctuary helps more animals after installing renewable energy

Canal boat living and cruising the waterways

Low-impact living, the desire to live more sustainably and be closer to nature has attracted many people to make a boat their home. A 270-mile stretch of inland waterways in England and Wales is made up of manmade canals, navigable by character-rich narrowboats, canal boats and river cruisers. These waterways are home to diverse wildlife as well as a growing number of people who are … Continue reading Canal boat living and cruising the waterways