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Be my Green Valentine

by EcoStreet February 1, 2013 EcoFashion

What says “I love you” more than a gift that loves our planet too!  This Valentine’s Day, instead of a paper card that will end up in the recycling bin (hopefully), why not carve your own in solid wood. This wooden postcard comes from a sustainable source and is blank for you to hand carve […]

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Play It Again Sam: Alternatively Powered Radios and Players

by EcoStreet July 22, 2010 EcoGadgets

This is a guest post from the guys at, covering gadget reviews . They say that music calms the savage beast. It could also be said that talk-radio creates a stir. But either way you like it, one thing you can use to experience either one is a radio or portable media player. Portable […]

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Crank it up baby: a look at 10 eco-friendly wind up flashlights

by EcoStreet June 7, 2010 EcoEnergy

This is a guest post by D. Salmons over at TestFreaks, where you can find everything from laptop rankings to hd camcorder reviews. Remember the good old days, when you went out on an adventure and took along extra batteries (if you were thinking ahead) just so you wouldn’t run out of lighting. Well, not […]

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Alfresco ablutions, warmed by the sun

by EcoStreet March 25, 2008 EcoDIY

Last summer I took my family on holiday to Wales and Cornwall and experienced the joys of the solar shower both at the Green Man Festival in the Brecon Beacons, and at Keveral Farm in the West Country. So I got thinking, why not switch to solar showers every time we go camping, or even […]

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Wattson. Elementary my dear.

by Tracy Stokes July 14, 2007 EcoArt

First there were the handy types, devising ways to keep an eye on their electricity usage. But not all of us have the ability, or the inclination to get this involved with our electricity meters. For those who do, more less power to you. Then came the Plug-In Mains Power & Energy Monitor. Fine if […]

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Save £10 on eco-friendly camping gear

by Tracy Stokes May 17, 2007 EcoGadgets

If you’re planning a camping trip this summer, get over to for a peek at their eco-friendly camping set. Instead of stocking up on batteries, invest in some kit that will mean you never need batteries again. The Freeplay Xray wind-up torch and Freeplay Ranger wind-up, solar and rechargeable FM / AM radio are […]

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Greener battery options

by Tracy Stokes May 6, 2007 EcoGadgets

Did you know that less than 2% of disposable household batteries are recycled? And that each household uses on average 21 batteries a year? That adds up to UK households throwing away almost 30,000 tonnes of household disposable batteries every year. But there is another option… Rechargeable batteries are available in our supermarkets, so couldn’t […]

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