Planning an Eco-Friendly Home Renovation

Guest post by Stacey Cooper* If your home is in need of an update, investing in environmentally sustainable or eco-friendly upgrades is not only good for the environment, it can be good for your wallet too – especially when you consider that over time, eco-friendly choices are likely to increase your home’s value too. Choose Your Flooring […]

3 Ways To Mitigate The Impact Of Plastic Waste – A Leading Cause of Ocean Contamination and Global Warming

Guest post by Erich Lawson* Waste management is a major challenge. One of the biggest contributors to ‘waste’ is plastic. A majority of our day to day products are either made from plastic or are packaged with plastic. However, a major consequence of this is, plastic waste has become one of the prime pollutants of our […]

Recycling education: are we in need of a new curriculum?

By Dr. Aidan Bell, director at EnviroBuild.* In 2015, the ‘waste from households’ recycling rate for England dropped below 44% for the first time since 2011. The latest statistics from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) revealed that the amount of household waste being recycled by English homeowners dropped from 44.8% in […]

The Benefits of Organic Food

Written by Joe Thomas* Surprisingly, considering information is widely available, a lot of the population is still confused about organic food and its benefits. Organic food, be it plant or animal based, is anything that conforms to organic farming standards. These vary worldwide of course, but in the United Kingdom they are set by organisations such […]

Stop Draughts – 10 Simple Tips

Stopping draughts can be a very easy and cost effective way to help save energy, make your home more comfortable and reduce your heating bills. Draughts can cause heat to escape from almost everywhere in your house but particularly through windows and outside doors. Our top 10 helpful tips are: Check the fit of all your […]