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Your baby and you saving the world – but which cloth Diaper/Nappy to use?

Your baby and you saving the world – but which cloth Diaper/Nappy to use?

Posted on10. Aug, 2010 by .

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A Guest article. If you have just had your baby it is an exciting venture to get out there and start buying all of the things the baby needs to be comfortable. You may be apprehensive at first but it is a new venture and a new step down life’s path. When choosing the right […]

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Water, water everywhere and not a safe drop to drink?

Water, water everywhere and not a safe drop to drink?

Posted on04. Aug, 2010 by .

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People can spend their money how they like, of course, but the idea that bottled water is somehow better than tap water is simply untrue. The truth is, bottled water is not as safe as tap water. PVC plastic can leach chemicals called phthalate, these are banned from use in children’s toys because of the […]

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Wind Turbines – Love them or hate them?

Wind Turbines – Love them or hate them?

Posted on30. Jul, 2010 by .

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You either love them or hate them… Personally I love them, well most of them. For me it’s about suiting the location as well as necessity and they must be where they are for the right reason. The picture below is of part of the 25 turbines in the Mersey Estuary four miles from the […]

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Climate Change – A long rant!

Climate Change – A long rant!

Posted on20. Jul, 2010 by .

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30 years ago when I was a fresh faced naive graduate I was sitting chatting to my bank manager who was nearing retirement and the conversation turned to the topic of that age … How we were all going to be working a 4day week in the future!.. The BM’s realism and experience quickly cut […]

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Great Green Wall of Africa to halt Sahara

Great Green Wall of Africa to halt Sahara

Posted on29. Jun, 2010 by .

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If it goes ahead, the tree belt would be 15km wide and nearly 8,000km long and run all the way across Africa.

The tree belt, would run from Senegal in the west to Djibouti in the east through 11 countries, in an effort to halt the advance of the Sahara Desert.

It has always puzzled us at Green Planet that it is usually still born, as it is a total win for everybody

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Fuel – A different way of thinking?

Fuel – A different way of thinking?

Posted on23. Jun, 2010 by .

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All it needs is the desire from Government and vested interests to make change happen…After all no one is going to give up their cars are they?
Lets take if for what it is the whole Gulf fiasco is a wake up call for us all.

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Ethical Shopping a nightmare?

Ethical Shopping a nightmare?

Posted on07. Jun, 2010 by .

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In fact it’s a total minefield that to a certain extent you usually pick what you want for a variety of reasons and go with it until somebody tells you not to. Think Kit Kat and the Greenpeace campaign with Nestle. There are that many factors involved in making a selection regarding the ethics of […]

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Coca Cola and The Green Bottle

Coca Cola and The Green Bottle

Posted on02. Jun, 2010 by .

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You have got to love Coca Cola one of the biggest and most recognized brands in the world. Where they lead others will follow, Coke caught on quite late in the game that going green generates a lot of good press and cudos from others. Saving the Planet from pollution caused by packaging waste and […]

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Milk in a bag – A journey to an earlier life

Milk in a bag – A journey to an earlier life

Posted on19. May, 2010 by .

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I had a trip down memory lane recently to, what seemed looking back, a less cluttered life. When I was a child we had a pantry, later in my childhood we got a fridge and then much later we got a freezer. At the time, they must have been seen by my parents as wonderful […]

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Road to Sustainability

Road to Sustainability

Posted on28. Apr, 2010 by .

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McDonald’s and Sustainability.. Strange bedfellows? I never, in a million years, imagined we would have a video and message about McDonald’s (Yes, the Fast Food Chain) on this site. Environmental sustainability is certainly something all companies should aspire to, but, suspending disbelief, it certainly is a clever marketing video from McDonald’s. I only hope they […]

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