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25 October 2019

Ecotricity powers The Wave with 100% green electricity

Britain’s greenest energy company and Europe’s newest inland surf destination fight climate crisis together.

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15 March 2019

Response to the Spring Statement 2019

Chancellor Phillip Hammond pitched his ‘clean growth’ strategy in this week’s Spring Statement address. But the policies appear to be little else than a thinly veiled attempt to alleviate environmental concerns and rebrand the Tory government as climate-conscious.

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11 March 2019

How hard is it to go plastic free?

We all know that plastic is a big problem, and that it’s important to cut down on single-use plastic where we can. But how easy is it really? Daisy, our Social Media Executive, talks about how she’s finding the move to living a plastic-free life.

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1 March 2019

Tips for cutting plastic out of your life

There’s no denying that plastic pollution is a big problem. It might seem like an impossible situation, but there are lots of things we can do to help prevent less plastic going into the ocean in the first place.

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1 March 2019

Everything you need to know about plastic pollution

We’re drowning in plastic and it’s having a catastrophic effect on our environment – here’s what you need to know about plastic pollution.

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25 February 2019

Five ways you can support Fairtrade

Fairtrade is all about improving the deal for the workers and farmers in developing countries who produce our food. This is a particular focus during Fairtrade Fortnight, an annual campaign which this year runs from 25 February until 10 March.

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19 February 2019

How to buy an electric car

EVs have been growing in popularity over the last decade but although EVs are more accessible and easier to own than a few years ago, they’re not necessarily right for everyone. Here’s everything you need to know about buying an EV.

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18 February 2019

Celebrating 40 years of the Big Garden Birdwatch with RSPB

The world’s largest wildlife survey.

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Dale Vince & Guy Singh-Watson
12 February 2019

"It doesn’t need to be that way” – green entrepreneurs call for capitalism to be used as force for good

Two of Britain’s greenest entrepreneurs, Dale Vince and Guy Singh-Watson, have come together to appeal for businesses to refocus on people and the planet over profit.

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5 February 2019

Why British birds are under threat and how you can help

British birds have been in gradual decline for the last few decades, but the loss of species has dropped dramatically in recent years, with some species falling by up to 95%. Here’s more about why Britain’s birds are under threat and what you can do to help.

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4 February 2019

Vegan Nutella

Our Meat Free Monday recipe this week is for a delicious vegan Nutella alternative. It’s super quick and easy to make, so you’ll have a hazelnutty, chocolatey topping for your toast in no time!

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