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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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12 December 2018

Inside fracking: Striking images revealed from Ecotricity photography commission

A collection of intimate photographs have been revealed which tell the stories of campaigners on the frontline of the fight against fracking.

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11 December 2018

Dale Vince launches Sports for Climate Action at COP24

Ecotricity founder and Forest Green Rovers chairman Dale Vince has already been recognised by the United Nations this year for his environmental work to make Britain greener. Today, he’s launching a new Sports for Climate Action initiative at UN climate change talks in Poland.

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10 December 2018

Meat-Free Monday – Christmas recipe #2

It’s the second Meat Free Monday of December, so we’re bringing you a sumptuous side to accompany your vegan Christmas dinner! Here’s our guide to making the perfect roasted Christmas veggies.

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Ecotricity powers Merlin Entertainments in the UK with 100% renewable electricity
7 December 2018

Ecotricity powers Merlin Entertainments in the UK with 100% renewable electricity

Ecotricity, the world’s first green energy company, now proudly supplies electricity to many of the UK’s best known and most popular visitor attractions in a year-long supply deal with Merlin Entertainments UK.

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There are smiles on faces at Ecotricity HQ this morning after the company celebrated two big wins at the Energy Live News Personality Awards last night.
7 December 2018

Ecotricity shine at energy awards

There are smiles on faces at Ecotricity HQ this morning after the company celebrated two big wins at the Energy Live News Personality Awards last night.

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4 December 2018

The fight for sustainable shopping

This month we’ve teamed up with Ethical Superstore to think about what we can all do to be more ethical consumers at a time of year that is typically the most wasteful.

In this guest blog, Ethical Superstore tell us all about what inspired them to launch in 2006, how they try and make shopping more sustainable, and why they’re working with Ecotricity.

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Should you stop buying palm oil? Graphic featuring leaves and flowers.
4 December 2018

Everything you need to know about palm oil

Palm oil has come under scrutiny for years, due to its devastating impact on the world’s rainforests and the inadequate worker conditions associated with its production. But a campaign led by Iceland and Greenpeace bulldozed the topic to the forefront of public debate on climate change. Here’s everything you need to know about palm oil, and how you can help combat deforestation and species extinction.

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Mushroom and chestnut wellington Meat Free Monday recipe
3 December 2018

Meat Free Monday – Christmas recipe #1

We’re now in December, so it’s time to draw the curtains, put another log on the fire, and start thinking about Christmas. To help you out, we’re bringing you recipes to create a complete vegan Christmas dinner every Monday until the big day.

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Ecotricity logo between woman wearing green coat, scarf, gloves, jeans and ankle boots; and man wearing navy jacket, jeans and white trainers.
3 December 2018

The carbon footprint of getting dressed

We focus on the three big things that affect climate change – energy, transport and food. But what about the bits people don’t necessarily think about, like the clothes you wear? Here's our look at the impact your everyday threads have on the environment.

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30 November 2018

Fake vs real Christmas tree: what’s better for the environment?

It’s an annual dilemma for many, whether you grace your home with the smell of a real tree or go for a less labour-intensive plastic variety. For lots of us, the question of environmental impact has become an understandable concern.

At first glance it may seem an obvious choice – surely with the devastating plastic problem and the use of oil contributing to global warming, it’s got to be a real tree? Well, it may not be that simple.

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