The 6 Steps to Responsible Teching – How to use your iPhone Less

Throughout history, advances in technology have been all about making work easier and quicker so that we can spend our time on more important things. But with recreational technology use has come a steady decline towards centring our lives on technology rather than the more important things it should be helping us to enjoy. Look Up (see below) recently enjoyed viral levels of popularity across … Continue reading The 6 Steps to Responsible Teching – How to use your iPhone Less

10 Health Benefits of Honey

Throughout history, honey has been used as an ayurvedic medicine for all kinds of bodily woes. The Egyptians treated wounds with it, the Greeks believed that eating it lead to a longer life, and the Prophet Mohammed hailed it for its healing properties. More recent exploration of the benefits of honey suggests our ancient ancestors weren’t just making things up – there really is something … Continue reading 10 Health Benefits of Honey

How to be Happy: boost your serotonin levels through the day

Wouldn’t it be great if we could feel as good every day of the year as we do in the long, warm days of summer? Waking up to the sun streaming through your window is one the most mood-alleviating ways to start a day, and a good start sets the precedent for the hours to follow. To start: Go outside! If time allows it, get … Continue reading How to be Happy: boost your serotonin levels through the day

Commonly used Chemicals you’d best Avoid

Chemicals are everywhere: in the creams we put on our skin, on the food we eat, and in the homes we live in. Needless to say, they’re not doing us any good. You can avoid many simply by making informed decisions, because, thankfully, there are products out there that don’t include all of the chemicals listed here. See our top 5 ethical skincare brands by … Continue reading Commonly used Chemicals you’d best Avoid

How to get rid of Mould with the AURO Anti-Mould system

  AURO’s ecological, chlorine-free products give you everything you need to fight and prevent mould in a simple three-step system. Step 1: Mould eliminator # 412 AURO Mould eliminator is chlorine-free, and can be used on tiles, walls, wood, and plastic, both exterior and interior, and in damp rooms. It’s best to check compatibility in an inconspicuous spot before using it over an entire area. Spray … Continue reading How to get rid of Mould with the AURO Anti-Mould system

The Health Benefits of Lemon and Ginger Tea

When you come to cast your mind back to the time before you started each day with lemon and ginger tea, you’ll wonder how you ever started your days at all. Coffee may satisfy an addiction, but it doesn’t quite match the feeling of on-top-of-the-world vitality that lemon and ginger tea will give you before you walk out the door in the morning. Strictly, lemon … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Lemon and Ginger Tea

Our Top 5 Ethical Skincare Brands

So many creams; so many chemicals. Picking skincare products is an operation of great skill and even greater frustration – you tip-toe your way across a minefield of unnatural ingredients to find yourself at the other side having put everything you picked up back down on the shelves. You know that the good, ethical skincare you desire is out there somewhere, but how are you … Continue reading Our Top 5 Ethical Skincare Brands

5 Ways to Up the Eco on Nick Clegg’s £500 million electric car (ULEV) Scheme

The Deputy Prime Minister has announced today that £500 million is to be invested in electric cars between now and 2020, transforming the country into an electrical commuter belt. The funding will put Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) at the forefront of the British automotive renaissance, creating jobs and reducing emissions as it does so. Mr. Clegg promises ‘Ultra Low City Status’ and a £35 … Continue reading 5 Ways to Up the Eco on Nick Clegg’s £500 million electric car (ULEV) Scheme

Rainwater Harvesting FAQs

What Happens when it doesn’t rain? If you’re using a full rainwater harvesting system, when there isn’t enough rainfall to keep the tank full the system will automatically take water from the mains, so a lack of rainfall will make no difference around the house. Is the water clean? Rainwater tanks are fitted with filters to keep debris and smaller particles out, so the water is clean. … Continue reading Rainwater Harvesting FAQs