Zero Waste Halloween inspiration

Halloween is creeping by. It is one of the most fun of festivities for kids and adults alike, but it also one that generates a huge amount of waste – from the tonnes of food waste, costumes that are thrown out after one use and end up in landfill, to the mountains of cheap plastic accessories and decorations. Last year, 15 million pumpkins were carved in … Continue reading Zero Waste Halloween inspiration

Easy Steps to an Eco-Friendly Wedding [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

Planning an eco-friendly wedding can be stressful, from the dress to the venue, to the guest list. Everything has an environmental impact and making the right choice can be tricky. Here is an easy guide to an eco-friendly wedding. via Easy Steps to an Eco-Friendly Wedding [Visuals] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Easy Steps to an Eco-Friendly Wedding [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

Stop Killing the Planet with Water Bottles [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

This infographic from Printwand is a helpful breakdown of the most important facts and statistics that you should know about disposable water bottles, along with the criteria to look for when choosing a reusable alternative. via Stop Killing the Planet with Water Bottles [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Stop Killing the Planet with Water Bottles [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

By providing information, education and motivation, mobile apps can be a tremendous help when undertaking energy efficiency projects around the home. The team at Calgary Window & Door Guys have put together a highly informative infographic guide laying out the most useful energy efficiency apps for your home. Ranging from the practical to the playful, each of these apps offer unique ways of aiding you … Continue reading The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

4 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas — ecogreenlove

Apart from using resources wisely and buying goods for personal consumption, this also applies to items that we plan to give our loved ones in order to better spread the message and importance of an eco-friendly lifestyle. If you need a last-minute present for the holidays or a birthday, consider these unique and sustainable gift ideas. via 4 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas — ecogreenlove Continue reading 4 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas — ecogreenlove

Forest Green Rovers: The world’s greenest football club

Forest Green Rovers is the greenest football club in the world. Players are fed a vegan diet on site, an environmental sustainability message is promoted both on and off the pitch, an organic pitch is trimmed by a solar-powered lawnmower, and the club’s new home will be a stadium entirely made of wood. The Gloucestershire club, which recently won the National League play-off final to secure their English Football … Continue reading Forest Green Rovers: The world’s greenest football club

World’s first “sustainable smart street” features power-generating pavement

The world’s first “sustainable smart street” – where visitor’s footsteps are used to generate electricity; the wall paint purifies the air; and a bench, which sucks nitrogen dioxide from the air to purify it, provides those in need of a seat with clean air – has opened up in London’s West End. Bird Street features a range of pioneering pop-ups, from independent fashion and lifestyle brands to … Continue reading World’s first “sustainable smart street” features power-generating pavement

E-waste pioneer, Eric Lundgren, creates car from trash and out-ranges a Tesla EV to highlight “hybrid recycling”

Self-proclaimed “e-waste pioneer”, Eric Lundgren, has won a battle of the electronic vehicles – outdoing the range of a Tesla Model S P100D with his own ingenious creation – an electronic car made from trash and powered by repurposed batteries from a games console, a laptop and cable box. The DIY long-range electronic vehicle, known as the Phoenix, was built by Eric Lundgren and his e-waste … Continue reading E-waste pioneer, Eric Lundgren, creates car from trash and out-ranges a Tesla EV to highlight “hybrid recycling”