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World car free day, with a depiction of a young woman riding a bike and a city landscape behind her
21 September 2018

Ditch the car and put power to the pedal

It’s World Car Free Day (22 September)! To celebrate, we chatted to one of our Staff Writers, Emma, about how she avoids cars and prefers pedal power.

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18 July 2018

Field Studies Council looks to inspire next generation after switching to Ecotricity

The Field Studies Council (FSC) has switched its electricity supply to Britain’s greenest energy company, Ecotricity, and is planning to invest in renewables to help inspire the next generation of environmentalists.

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Rows of tshirts hung out to dry outside a festival entrance
17 July 2018

Sustainable fashion at Larmer Tree festival

The fashion industry isn’t well known for being green. Just last year, Stella McCartney condemned it as “incredibly wasteful and harmful to the environment”. So it’s good to know that there are businesses out there producing original clothes that don’t cost the earth. We spoke to Rosie from t-shirt printing business, Giant Triplets, as they prepare to take their sustainable fashion to Larmer Tree festival.  

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Children look out across Snowdon and the surrounding mountains.
12 July 2018

Understand your natural world with the Field Studies Council

We’ve worked with the Field Studies Council (FSC) for almost a year now, sharing a vision for a greener Britain. They believe, much as we do, that the more we understand about the world around us, the more we’re inclined to protect its diversity and beauty. As our partner of the month, we asked them about their work to inspire people’s interest in the world we inhabit.   

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12 July 2018

ANS – Powered by Ecotricity

We love working with companies that do all they can to reduce their carbon footprint. One of the best ways to cut your emissions is by being powered by Britain’s greenest energy company. We chatted with ANS, the UK’s number one cloud services provider, to find out what green steps they take and why Ecotricity is the perfect choice for a sustainable business future.

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Two people lie in the sun at Larmer Tree Festival. A graphic of two colourful cups reads vegan food.
10 July 2018

Veggie and vegan treats aplenty at Larmer Tree

Larmer Tree Festival is approaching fast and, if you’re going, you’ll have a lot of things on your list to see and experience. Just so you don’t miss it, we wanted to give you a quick heads up about the veggie and vegan refreshments on offer. We asked the folks at Larmer Tree to make some recommendations.

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Jon Snow to lead fracking discussion at WOMAD
6 July 2018

Ecotricity to discuss fracking fight at WOMAD

How can we combat the looming threat of fracking in Britain? Anti-fracking experts will be discussing what we can do to fight it at WOMAD festival this summer, in a special Ecotricity event hosted by Channel 4 News anchor Jon Snow.

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Ecotricity launch vegan electricity
4 July 2018

Animals in energy shock – the secret ingredient in your gas and electricity

In over half of Britain’s homes, millions of ethical consumers – the growing legion of vegans, vegetarians and those concerned with animal rights are unknowingly powering their lives with electricity and gas made using the by-products of the meat and dairy industries, including animal body parts. 

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New mobile service fights Wildlife Armageddon
26 June 2018

New mobile service fights Wildlife Armageddon

A new mobile phone service called Ecotalk has launched to reverse the massive decline in Britain’s insect numbers by buying farmland and giving it back to nature.

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The Chalfest logo in red sits on a pale pink background.
22 June 2018

Ecotricity to bring flower power to Chalfest

Ecotricity will bring flower power to Chalfest this summer by planting bird and bee friendly sunflowers with children for them to take home and grow.

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Ecotricity and Fully Charged Live logos on a dark blue background with a green Nemesis outline screeching across the bottom of the image
20 June 2018

Ecotricity at Fully Charged Live

Fully Charged Live, the electric vehicle and renewable energy event of the year, took place at Silverstone earlier this month. Our IT Infrastructure Engineer, Gareth Edwards, manned Ecotricity’s display at the show, and talked EVs, sustainability, and the Nemesis, the UK’s fastest electric vehicle.

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