2019

12 September 2019

How to live greener by ditching fast fashion

The fashion industry is one of the biggest pollutants in the world, second only to oil. It pollutes our rivers and oceans, destroys our rainforests, makes up 10% of all carbon emissions, and mostly ends up in landfill.

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16 August 2019

Everything you need to know about Extinction Rebellion

What is Extinction Rebellion, and how is it helping to combat climate change? Here’s everything you need to know about Extinction Rebellion.

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18 July 2019

Ecotalk contributes to momentous land purchase

Ecotalk – our mobile network with a green outcome – has leant its support to a major wildlife project by the RSPB, offering part financial support to help buy and secure a piece of land, in partnership alongside major backer Biffa Award. 

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16 July 2019

7 ways to have an eco-friendly summer

Summer isn’t just about travelling abroad, sitting in bank holiday traffic, and burning food on the barbeque. It’s a chance to get back to nature, discover your local wildlife, and make greener choices to protect our planet. Here are seven ways to have an eco-friendly summer.

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6 June 2019

Ecotricity at All Energy 2019

We’ve been at All Energy conference in Glasgow, the UK’s largest renewable energy conference. It’s a chance for energy experts to meet and for the industry to showcase the latest green technology and services. Here are our highlights.

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6 June 2019

Seven things to do to reverse insect decline

Insect populations are in crisis. A recent review of 73 studies from around the world has shown that 41% of insect species are in decline and a third of species are at risk of extinction. It may seem difficult to tackle on a personal level, but there are seven really simple things we can all do to help halt the declines in our insect populations.

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5 June 2019

What does a wind turbine technician do?

We’ve got over 70 windmills all over the UK, and a dedicated team of wind turbine engineers who look after them to make sure they generate plenty of green energy to supply our customers.

We spoke to Tim Meek, one of our wind turbine technicians, to find out how he keeps our windmills spinning.

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31 May 2019

Six things you didn't know about Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd are the biggest charity that you’ve probably never heard of. They work to protect the world’s oceans, preserve habitats and end the slaughter of marine wildlife. Here’s six things you didn’t know about Sea Shepherd.

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31 May 2019

12 ways to have a green festival

It’s almost the start of festival season, which means it’s time to dust off the wellies, get your camping gear ready and enjoy a summer full of great music. But with over 3 million of us attending UK music festivals every year, creating a staggering 23,500 tonnes of waste – is it ever possible to have a green festival? Here are our tips for cutting down your festival carbon footprint.

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23 May 2019

4 reasons why the ocean is important

The ocean is responsible for almost all life on Earth, and it spans more than 70% of the planet’s surface. But it’s drowning in plastic, and becoming more volatile due to rising global temperatures caused by climate change. Here’s why the ocean is so important.

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22 May 2019

Ecotricity announces sustainable partnership with Countryfile Magazine

Ecotricity is proud to announce a new partnership with Immediate Media Co. – the special-interest content and platform company – to provide paper wrapping for all subscriber copies of BBC Countryfile Magazine and BBC Wildlife Magazine.

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