Going Green

  • March 21, 2012

    Quite apart from any concerns you may have for the environment, choosing a cleaner, lower-emissions and more fuel-efficient vehicle makes sense financially. Not only will you save money on petrol or diesel, there are also incentives in terms of the tiered road tax system.

  • November 9, 2011

    Sub-Saharan Africa has massive potential to generate clean energy that could help lift hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, a new report says.

  • July 1, 2010

    The Children’s Trust, a national charity for some of the UK’s most severely disabled children, will be a beneficiary of a special, nation-wide scrap car initiative which is expected to raise thousands of pounds for the charity over the coming year.

  • January 13, 2010

    A new Trust that will bring power to the people by supporting community-owned renewable energy projects across Cumbria is being proposed.

  • December 14, 2009

    Ireland’s largest bookmaker Paddy Power are taking bets on the estimated global polar bear population on 31 December 2011 according to the world's largest independent conservation organization, the WWF.

  • August 19, 2009

    River Cottage founder Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall will lead a new campaign for Compassion in World farming aimed at convincing the public to purchase ethically sound chicken.

  • August 19, 2009

    With growing fears of climate change and global warming, Miss Earth is the beauty pageant for the new millennium. Contestants must have a strong knowledge of their country’s culture and environment in order to fulfill the ideals of this competition. The winner will be a strong and effective advocate for Mother Earth.

  • August 18, 2009

    Premier online ethical retailer the Natural Collection stock a range of organic and fairly traded bed linens. This choice range of linens, like everything in the Natural Collection, conforms to strict ethical principles.

  • August 18, 2009

    The Radiator Booster works by directing the wasted heat from the back of the radiator into the room. It is so effective that in most cases cold spots are eliminated, and rooms take 50% less time to heat up.

  • August 17, 2009

    In today's throw-away society where very little is built to last, recycling at least eases the conscience a little. But the people at Fonebank.com do more than just recycle – they also safely dispose of unrecycleable components, making sure they don't contribute to the destruction of the environment.