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The Rise of Veganism with TheVeganKind image
17 January 2019

The rise of veganism with TheVeganKind

Veganism was more popular than ever in 2018, and looks set to grow even more in 2019.

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24 October 2018

There’s a buzz about our office

Along with energy, transport and food, we focus on nature as part of our mission to create a greener Britain. We’ve planted a wildflower area at our head office in Stroud, which provides a source of food for our local pollinators, and we’ve installed bee homes so there are ready-made places for shelter.

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5 ways to have a green bonfire night
24 October 2018

5 ways to have a green Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night is a popular event for families across the UK but as we become increasingly conscious of the environment, it’s important to consider the impact this annual event has. The effects on air quality and wildlife can’t be ignored, but with a little consideration, bringing a bit of light-hearted fun to the darker nights doesn’t have to be guilt ridden.

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Ecotalk powered by Ecotricity customer
19 October 2018

Ecotalk – a greener mobile service

We’re always looking for ways to create a greener Britain, and now we’ve turned our attention to the communications market with our mobile phone service, Ecotalk.

 

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Help a hedgehog to stay safe in winter
18 October 2018

Help a hedgehog to stay safe in winter

Although hedgehog numbers have declined, they’re still numerous in suburban environments. The areas in and around towns can be an excellent habitat for these prickly little nomads.

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Ecotricity founder laments government ‘Greenwash Week’
16 October 2018

Ecotricity founder laments government ‘Greenwash Week’

Dale Vince, founder of Ecotricity has spoken out against a new government initiative - it's first-ever Green GB Week and claimed Greenwash Week would be a more accurate name, given the government’s appalling record on green issues. 

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Bird perched on a bird feeder with seeds
15 October 2018

The best ways to look after British wildlife this winter

As British animals that hibernate look for a place to cosy down for the winter, a lack of shelter leaves them even more vulnerable to the cold. But there’s plenty you can do to help – here are the best ways to look after British wildlife this winter.

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12 October 2018

How to make a bird box

Making a bird nesting box is a one of the best ways of attracting birds into your garden. It’s really simple and can be made from a single plank of wood that only costs a few pounds.

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7 tips for looking after your lawn in winter
11 October 2018

7 tips for looking after your lawn in winter

Keeping your lawn looking fresh throughout winter can be a bit of a daunting task, so we asked Adam Witchell, Head Groundsman at Forest Green Rovers, the world’s greenest football club, for his top tips.

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11 October 2018

Best vegetables to grow in winter

Don’t worry if you haven’t yet got your winter garden prepared, there are lots of tasty vegetables to be grown over winter that can still be sown this autumn.

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Dale Vince in conversation with the BBC’s Dan Chisholm
10 October 2018

Listen to Dale Vince in conversation with the BBC’s Dan Chisholm

Ecotricity founder Dale Vince recently caught up with BBC Late Show presenter Dan Chisholm for a special interview ahead of his visit to the United Nations in New York.

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