Nature

24 September 2020

Ecotricity visits RSPB Fairburn Ings

We’ve supported the RSPB since 2013 because their values and goals are such a perfect fit with ours. Last year, our mobile phone company, Ecotalk, helped the RSPB by purchasing an area of land called Fairburn Ings using the money from customers’ bills. Paul Sands, Director of Growth at Ecotricity went to find out more.

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Mountain biker riding through a forest
18 September 2020

Ecotricity powers BikePark Wales

We’re lucky to power some of the most inspiring businesses in Britain, like BikePark Wales who have made it part of their mission to become the world’s first carbon neutral bike park.

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Reusable objects to use for zero waste week
7 September 2020

All you need to know about Zero Waste Week

It’s no secret – our planet is in trouble. But small changes, like reducing the amount of waste we produce, can make a big difference to fighting the climate crisis.

Here’s everything you need to know to get involved in Zero Waste Week.

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Selection of acts at WOMAD festival
22 July 2020

Create your own green festival at home for WOMAD at Home 2020

Festivals may be out in 2020 but they’ve also never been more in… your own home. We’re partnering with WOMAD at Home 2020 (25-26 July) to deliver you two days of ‘essence of WOMAD’ online.

Get online, get involved and enjoy WOMAD at Home 2020. 

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Illustration of drop in Nitrogen dioxide in China due to Coronavirus with title Coronavirus vs. the Climate
23 April 2020

Coronavirus vs. the Climate: The effects of COVID-19 on the environment

The world is in lockdown and it’s dramatically affecting the climate. The lockdowns put in place to try and slow the spread of COVID-19 are having remarkable effects on the climate.

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Bee sitting on white flower close up
22 April 2020

World Earth Day: 50 years of bee decline

Today marks the 50th anniversary of World Earth Day. We thought we’d mark the day by highlighting the threat to bee populations all over the world but especially here in the U.K.

We’ve even attached a handy printable guide to building a bee hotel in your garden. It makes a great place to create a nesting and foraging habitat for bees.

 

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Trees smouldering surrounded by smoke
31 March 2020

Climate emergency: what’s the plan?

The first edition of our Partner of the Month blogs, we have joined with Friends of the Earth to bring you... Climate emergency: what’s the plan? - We're in danger of going past points of no return: tipping points that will accelerate global warming and cause an irreversible collapse of natural systems that we depend on as well as causing significant harm to millions of people, now and in the future.

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21 March 2020

Sanitise Your Home the Natural Way

Some of our colleagues here at Ecotricity have been busy mixing and blending their own eco-friendly sanitisers and we thought we’d share them with you.

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Ethical Christmas
20 December 2019

Have yourself an ethical Christmas

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most wasteful. All of the Christmas excitement can turn into pressure to spend more money to make the perfect Christmas. But don’t worry – our friends over at the Ethical Superstore have put together this handy guide to help make your Christmas the most sustainable ever!

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6 December 2019

Take a trip to Fairburn Tips with Ecotalk

Earlier this year we helped our friends at the RSPB purchase a new piece of land – and the best part was that we used the money from our Ecotalk customers’ phone bills to do it.

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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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