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Nigel makes Mother’s Day meaningful

by EcoStreet March 16, 2009 Shop Green

Green shopkeeper Nigel Berman is thinking hard about how to give his Mum a gift that is more than just the usual hurried card and flowers, he’s going for “something more thoughtfully chosen, that’s more meaningful and more eco friendly (of course)”. Here’s what he suggests: Oranges are not the only fruit, but these fantastic […]

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Say it with organic and English flowers

by EcoStreet March 10, 2009 Shop Green

Just in time for Mother’s Day, By Nature has launched a new flower delivery service with a selection of freshly cut UK grown seasonal blooms. From the end of March 2009 an organic bouquet will be added. Their English flower selection is bound to please anyone questioning where their flowers are coming from and how […]

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Carve your own Valentine’s Day card

by EcoStreet February 4, 2009 Shop Green

By far the coolest Valentine’s Day card that I’ve seen this year is this Carve Your Own Card kit from Nigel’s EcoStore. It’s a solid FSC certified wooden postcard ready for you to hand carve your own message of love. This is one Valentine’s Day card that will be remembered. Nigel recommends a good old […]

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Sales now on!

by EcoStreet December 27, 2008 Shop Green

With money being as tight as it is, sales and coupons are a sensible option. My sister and her partner, for example, decided to wait until after Xmas to buy each other a Xmas present this year, so that they could maximise their dollars by buying in the sales. And then there’s the money that […]

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Green stockingfillers

by EcoStreet December 11, 2008 Shop Green

Here are some ideas for green stockingfillers this Xmas. Every little bit helps. Decorous Recycled Glass Tea Light Holder. These tea light holders are really cute and would make a lovely stocking filler. They can be used all year round, either in winter for lighting up your fireplace and windowsills with a cosy glow, or […]

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Survive the credit crunch: buy eco-chic on the cheap

by EcoStreet November 12, 2008 EcoFashion

We’re all having to tighten our belts to get through the economic recession that’s spreading across the world. Here’s a solution to your fashion needs at a fraction of the price. Charity shops, online and off and second-hand clothes at online auction sites are the perfect way to shop from an environmental point of view, […]

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Goodbye Nectar, hello moreeco

by EcoStreet August 12, 2008 Shop Green

It’s not often that you get to equate reward shopping with ethical consumerism, but here’s your chance. With moreeco, everytime you spend money on greener insurance (ibuyeco or the green insurance co), a train ticket (the trainline), green roadside rescue (eta), green energy (good energy), or a variety of green and ethical online department stores, […]

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