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Green books

How to publish a green book

15th December, 2009

Emma Bocking

Pioneers in the publishing industry have been making tracks in reducing the environmental impact of printing and selling books more...
Rubbish dump

10 groups campaigning against waste

Ecologist

19th June 2009

Viewed in new light, waste is a resource – to be used again, recycled or resurrected for another use more...
Mike Reynolds renegade architect

CASE STUDY: building sustainable houses from rubbish

Laura Sevier

19th June, 2009

They’re made from recycled materials, and are entirely self-sufficient. Laura Sevier meets the renegade architect behind Earthships more...
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CASE STUDY: recycling bicycles

Claire Baylis

1st March, 2009

It’s the greener way to go, but it seems bicycling can tackle everything from health issues to homelessness. Claire Baylis learns the meaning of true pedal power. more...
Freegle

What went wrong with Freecycle in the UK?

Sarah Lewis

30th September, 2009

The recycling network has seen its UK groups halve in number after members lost patience with its 'autocratic' US leadership more...
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Cutting council emissions could create 70,000 green jobs

Ecologist

25th June, 2009

A drive to persuade county councils to cut their carbon dioxide emissions by 40 per cent by 2020 could result in as many as 70,000 green jobs, new research reveals more...
Bolgs and Comments

Your chariot awaits

Tom Hodgkinson

19th June, 2009

Giving up your car doesn't mean giving up luxury or freedom- you'll save time, money and discover a more regal existence without one. more...
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Behind the Label: chain lube

Pat Thomas

13th May, 2009

I know, I know. Every time you think you've gone your greenest, some killjoy comes along and raises the bar a little higher. Apologies in advance. more...
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Behind the label: Recycled Toilet Tissue

Pat Thomas

22nd May, 2008

Your recycled loo paper may be soft, strong and very, very long, but is it really all that green? Pat Thomas gets to the bottom of an issue of convenience more...
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On your bike

Rachel Clode

14th December, 2007

Rachel Clode tests out an electric bike, and finds a new best friend more...
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Brits holiday closer to home

News

29th August, 2007

Britons are increasingly choosing healthy holidays in the UK, according to recent surveys more...
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'One-box' recycling doing more harm than good

News

7th August, 2007

Throwing all your recycling in one box may seem like a good idea, but it is threatening the future of European-based paper recycling, according to a leading industry source. more...

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On your bike: Cycling soars in London

News

2nd July, 2007

As the UK looks forward to the Tour de France's launch in London and Kent next weekend new figures from Transport for London show that Londoners now make an average of 480,000 journeys a day by bike, an increase of 83% since 2000. more...
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Red Road Rising

Yves Engler

1st March, 2005

Can the world survive China’s burgeoning love affair with the automobile? more...

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