The UK’s Christmas Carbon Footprint (and how you can reduce it)

by EcoStreet December 10, 2015 Sustainable Lifestyle

Andy at Business has shared an insightful infographic with us. He says: “This year it’s expected that the average family will spend, on average, £800 on presents, food, decorations and travel. After all, it is the time of the year where we visit distant loved ones, reconnect with lost friends, and gorge ourselves silly on […]

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Cape Town’s first Eco-Film Festival (and win a green home hamper)

by EcoStreet March 21, 2014 Climate Change

The Cape Town Eco Film Festival will be the first of its kind in the city. The festival will take place at the Labia Theatre on Orange Street in Cape Town, and will run for five days from the 27th to the 31st March. It will bring together the best local and international documentary films […]

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The Road in Iceland: Environmental disaster or economic progress?

by EcoStreet March 14, 2014 Conservation

Katie Wise and Ashley Moradipour need your help to make a documentary that tells the story of a group of dedicated Icelanders vs. a big road constuction project. Iceland is a nation well-known for its breathtaking natural landscapes and formations, which Icelanders hold dear to their hearts. This is why a recent road construction project […]

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Green Energy Affected by Labour Party Price Freezes

by EcoStreet December 8, 2013 Energy Saving

Green or renewable energy firms remain up in arms about the prospect of a fuel price freeze for consumers if people elect Labour the next general election. Reports are emerging that large investments in renewable energy are likely to suffer and that is not going to help the UK meet its carbon reduction targets of […]

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Infographic: Energy Harvesting – The Future Smart City

by EcoStreet December 6, 2013 EcoEnergy

Sagentia shows us a glimpse of the future with this Energy Harvesting infographic. Take a look and see how the use of the latest technology in products and monitoring leads to energy efficiency and the ability for us to generate energy from our own day to day activities… Source: Sagentia

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What Are Dry Cleaners Doing to Our Environment?

by EcoStreet December 5, 2013 Toxic World

Dry cleaning is a process of cleaning clothing or textiles which uses chemical solvents rather than water. Most of the time, a solvent called perchloroethylene (which is also known as ‘perc’) is used to clean the fabrics. Dry cleaning is useful for very delicate fabrics that would be destroyed if they were being tossed around […]

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Earthship Workshop with Michael Reynolds

by EcoStreet March 14, 2013 EcoHouse

Here is an invitation to join Michael Reynolds, creator of the Earthship concept, for an Earthship workshop. The two-day hands-on  Earthship Biotecture Workshop will be held on April 12, 13, 14, 2013 at Barnsdall Art Park, Hollywood, California, 90027. Tickets are $200 a piece and seating is limited, so hurry if you want to attend. The […]

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