You could be. The Low Impact Living Initiative are running courses during the month of October on composting, building solar water heaters, green woodwork, low-impact smallholdings, wood burner construction and advanced recycling. The courses are run in the South East,… Read More »Are you ready for a low carbon future?
Following trials of separate collections of food waste from over 94,000 UK households and the positive reception that the trial received, some local authorities are rolling out these collections permanently. In a bid to divert food waste from landfill, trials… Read More »Reducing food waste in the UK
It’s hard to tell when the ‘zero waste’ bug hit the UK, but the earliest blog that I can find on the subject is the Cambridge Zero Waste Challenge. Some Cambridge city councillors volunteered to put themselves and their families… Read More »Zero waste blogging: who are these zero wasters?
In their commitment to the planet, and each other, Stefanie Schmiedel and Robert Gray took the Tube to their wedding. They travelled with their bridal party from Dollis Hill to Baker Street Tube station by London Underground, and then walked… Read More »Green commitment: would you do it?
Bored of the same old tourist routes around London? Insider London, the brainchild of Ecostreet’s own Cate Trotter, has been set up to show you all the pioneering, modern goings-on in the city. The Cutting-Edge Green Tour is the first… Read More »Award-winning Cutting-Edge Green Tours of London
Stanford University students take an amusing look at upgrading rather than replacing computer equipment. Shame on me for wanting the new Everex Cloudbook so badly, I think I’ll stick with what I’ve got. Here’s how to upgrade your computer.