PICK OF THE DAY: The OWL Pink Micro
11th February, 2011
Electricity is one of the biggest contributors to climate change, so reduce your consumption with the OWL Pink Micro
An easy way to keep track of your electricity consumption, the OWL is a nifty little device that can be attached your electricity cables and shows you exactly what you’re using. Through a wireless receiver the Micro Owl continually updates its data on your electricity consumption and converts it into a monetary value, making it easy to work out just how much money you’re wasting by leaving the lights on.
But leaving the lights on isn’t only bad for your purse; it has a knock-on effect on the environment too. A standard coal-fired power plant produces approximately one kilogram of carbon dioxide per hour – an enormous amount. More carbon dioxide means more global warming and more climate change; switching off is one of the easiest ways to help.
Now available in pink, the OWL Pink Micro, £25.95, could be just what you need, helping you save money and the planet at the same time. Just to up the feel-good factor even more, 10 per cent of the proceeds from each pink OWL purchased will go to Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
The OWL Pink Micro is available at www.theowl.com
PICK OF THE DAY: AlmaWin Orange Oil Cleaner
An all-in-one household cleaner that works wonders on surfaces and smells great - and doesn't harm the environment
Turning our Victorian Terrace into an Eco-Home part seven - Heating
Sue Wheat thought a wood-burning stove was the greenest way to heat her house until a chat with authors, Nick Grant and Alan Clarke, made her think again. The biggest crisis of her eco-refurb so far? You bet it was!
How to green your flat on the cheap
Small, inexpensive changes can add up to big savings when it comes to greening a rental property
A guide to buying next generation lightbulbs
The iconic, compact fluorescent lightbulb is dead: meet its next generation replacements that are brighter, more efficient, longer-lasting, and mercury-free
Turning our Victorian terrace into an ecohome: part four - ecogadgets
Sue immerses herself in the addictive world of ecogadgetry, including water-powered alarm clocks and a crash course in cooking with blankets...
Using this website means you agree to us using simple cookies.