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Reasons to grow your own food

With the prices going right through the roof and the changes in how food is handled, this is a great time to work on growing your own vegetables, herbs and spices with some creative gardening work. If this is something … Continue reading




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What to Do With Your Old Mattress

Getting a new bed or mattress can be a relief for your back, but unless the delivery of your new mattress includes the removal of the old one, it can also cause a headache as you find yourself with an … Continue reading




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Taking Steps to Make your Sussex Home Green

Over the years, an increasing number of us have become more environmentally aware and as a result more people are now keen to do their bit for the green cause. There are many ways in which you can achieve this … Continue reading




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Alternative Ways to be Green:

Most people are familiar with turning the tap off whilst brushing your teeth, or having a shower instead of a bath, standard recycling protocol. But there’s a lot more to be done if you’re aspiring to be greener. Change your … Continue reading




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Using R and U Values to Make Your Home Heat Efficient

Saving energy on your heating can save you money on your bills and also decrease your carbon footprint. A helpful way to assess the efficiency of doors, windows, walls and what insulation you may wish to use can be the … Continue reading




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Green up your digital communications

Climate change should be on the entire Sussex communities mind, in one way or another. Becoming more aware of the effects of emissions on the environment, we are looking for “greener” ways to live, from buying local (and sustainable) food … Continue reading




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Why recycle electrical goods?

What electrical items can I recycle? Where can I recycle them? Why should I recycle my electrical goods? If you’re asking yourself these questions we can help. Here is a handy infographic giving useful facts and information all about electrical … Continue reading




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Learn how to green up your home

Open homes inspire with ideas for green living and cutting energy bills Eco Open Houses Lewes 13-14 September 2014 Ditchling, Barcombe & rural 20-21 September 2014 Lewes Eco Open Houses will run its fifth annual event over two weekends in September … Continue reading




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Survey reveals South East is environmentally conscious

A recent survey has revealed some interesting results regarding green living in the south east of England. The survey asked the nation about how environmentally-conscious people were in their day to day lives. Of those taking part in the survey, … Continue reading




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How Do Sussex Homes Rate When It Comes to Saving Energy at Home?

There is no doubt that more families in Sussex than ever before are trying to live a green life these days. The availability of online information and environmentally friendly products mean that it is now possible to live a green … Continue reading




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Heat-Pump, Solar & Low-Carbon Tech Events

Three events examine energy efficient and renewable energy technologies, looking at the pros, cons, costs and practicalities: Sustainable Business Breakfast - 27th February, 08:00 to 10:00, Newhaven.  Air source heat-pumps, energy management systems, best practice case study. Low-Carbon Technology Showcase - 4th March, 09:00 to 13:00, … Continue reading




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Launch of SeedPod Eco-Gift Subscriptions for Christmas

SeedPod, a local start-up that helps people to grow their own vegetables, has just this week (06.12.13) launched special Christmas gift subscription option on their website. Having launched earlier this Autumn, SeedPod is already enabling hesitant novice gardeners to grow … Continue reading




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Buy your recycled Christmas cards

Would you like to buy some unusual pop-up Christmas cards made from 100% recycled material?  These unique and innovative pop-up cards are designed and manufactured entirely in the UK. Greetings Direct have been fast to take advantage of the new … Continue reading




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Buy Green Xmas presents – Philippine fundraising

Horsham Quakers Green Coffee Morning Saturday 7th December Time: 10 – 12 noon Coffee and cakes courtesy of the Horsham Quakers.   Location: Quaker Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham, RH12 1SL. The Sussex Green Living  recycled stand will be there selling beautiful … Continue reading




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The search engine which plants trees!

If you have not heard of this search engine then give it a go http://www.ecosia.org/.  They are donating 80% of their ad revenue (currently to The Nature Conservancy’s “Plant a Billion Trees” campaign) and being 100% carbon neutral this is … Continue reading




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Benefits Of Solar Energy

It seems as if just about every day environmental practices are gaining ground in the news. As our planet’s environmental challenges become clearer, and receive more coverage, more and more people are inclined to make personal efforts toward helping to … Continue reading




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Green Living Tips for Today’s Busy Families

Modern day families live a hustle and bustle lifestyle. Between driving kids to activities, working, shopping and maintaining a household, there is little time to think about the environment. Many decisions are made hastily and in the name of convenience … Continue reading




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Switched on to energy efficiency?

 PRESS RELEASE Research published today by one of the leading energy suppliers, npower, has revealed that we are a nation which knows how to be green – yet affordability and motivation are preventing us from changing our behaviour.




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A Sustainable Future for Tourism Business

Watching the green movement travel around the world has been an incredible sight.  As businesses make the decision to change over to green building practices and sustainable materials, it’s important that they are recognized and applauded for doing so. This … Continue reading




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Recycled and Truly Green Paint!

Newlife Paints contain a minimum 50% recycled content, they are a truly ‘green’, high quality AND economical solution to add the finishing touches to any build or maintenance project.  They are based in Ford, West Sussex so local with minimal … Continue reading




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Environmental benefits of LED bulbs

What are the environmental benefits of investing in LED bulbs? Lighting is one of the major areas of energy usage within the home, and LED bulbs finally offer a viable alternative to filament lighting – while still delivering a high … Continue reading




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Business Trends: The Future Looks Green

Presently, businesses all over the world are focused on the development of sustainable and eco-friendly supply chains that can be built not only to support themselves, but can also actively improve the environment. Scientists are working to make sure green … Continue reading




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Local Organic Fruit and Vegetable Boxes

You might be interested in this supplier. They will deliver to your door fresh, locally grown organic fruit and vegetables.  Reduce your carbon footprint – buy local. WAYSIDE ORGANICS CHURCH LANE, OVING CHICHESTER, WEST SUSSEX PO20 2BT TEL/FAX 01243 779716 … Continue reading




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