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Eco lighting: a buyer’s guide

Gervase Poulden

25th October, 2011

As the days shorten and electricity prices rise, there’s a lot of potential savings to be made by choosing greener lighting. Gervase Poulden weighs up the options more...
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Blooming marvellous: the spring bulbs to plant now

Ruth Styles

30th September, 2011

October might not be the obvious month for spring planning, but if you want beautiful blooms come February, now is the time to start planting, says Ruth Styles more...
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'Just throw it out' - Council advice on toxic lightbulbs

Ian Randall

9th March, 2010

An Ecologist investigation reveals that three quarters of London Boroughs are advising their residents to simply throw compact fluorescent lightbulbs in their general waste, despite the hazard posed by their mercury content more...
Broken energy saving lightbulb

Councils' 'just throw it out' advice on toxic lightbulbs

Ecologist

10th March, 2010

Ecologist investigation reveals three-quarters of London councils giving out wrong advice on the safe disposal of mercury-containing compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) more...
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A guide to buying next generation lightbulbs

Matilda Lee

15th January, 2010

The iconic, compact fluorescent lightbulb is dead: meet its next generation replacements that are brighter, more efficient, longer-lasting, and mercury-free more...

Dark Days for Low Energy Light Bulbs

News

7th January, 2008

This month shops in the UK will begin to phase out traditional tungsten bulbs as part of a government plan to replace them completely by 2011 and save 5m tonnes of carbon emissions a year. However the current crop of low energy light bulbs are coming under criticism for causing skin complaints and migraines, releasing Mercury into the environment on disposal and not being as energy efficient as new LED equivalents. more...
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Green lights are the new white

Laura Sevier

1st May, 2007

It’s not just our light bulbs we need to change, says Laura Sevier. We need to rethink the way we light more...
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Change your lightbulbs

Matilda Lee

1st March, 2006

Carbon Coach Dave Hampton completely ignores Matilda Lee’s thermostat and heads stright for her lightbulbs.
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