There are times when our animal and bird friends find themselves in a spot of bother. They might be youngsters that have been orphaned or whose home has been destroyed, or older ones that have been involved in an accident. Whatever the reason there’s help available at Oak & Furrows wildlife rescue centre.
We focus on the three big things that affect climate change – energy, transport and food. But what about the bits people don’t necessarily think about? How about clothes? What was the carbon footprint of dressing Oasis in five hundred variations of parka coats in the 90s?
The fashion industry is known for being pretty heavy handed with its use of resources, and it contributes heavily to climate change. In fact, it’s the second dirtiest industry on the planet after oil.
Nature is our theme for February, and our aim is to provide plenty of inspiration throughout the month for how you can make a positive impact to your surroundings. We’ve already shared our top tips on getting your garden ready for wildlife – if you haven’t done so already, check it out here.
As the days get steadily longer and the chilly winter weather becomes less frequent, the time has come to start thinking about the garden. I sat down with Simon Pickering, our Principal Ecologist, and we came up with a list of things to consider as spring approaches.
We’ve always been an energy company with a conscience, but when we heard some staggering statistics about fracking recently, we knew we had to act. It’s almost unbelievable that while government data says just 16% of us are in favour of fracking, more than half of us are actually supporting it through our energy bills.
With Britain’s electric vehicle revolution in full swing, there’s been an incredible response to Fully Charged, our new energy and EV bundle for electric car drivers, with thousands of customers old and new benefiting from cheaper charging at home and on the road via the Electric Highway.
Ecotricity – Britain’s greenest energy company, has kicked off a new campaign to highlight that despite mass rejection of fracking, the controversial method of extracting gas from the ground – 60% of Brits are paying to support it through their energy bills.