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Dale Vince speaking at the Green Britain Partnership at Forest Green Rovers
19 March 2019

Four top tips to be more sustainable

Last week, we held our Green Britain Partnership event – a chance to bring together some of the green-minded charities and businesses we work with to share our ideas for fighting climate change and building a greener Britain.

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Vegan pie with leeks next to fajitas
7 November 2018

Climate change: is veganism the answer?

One of the main benefits of a vegan diet is the positive impact it can have on the environment. According to researchers at Oxford Martin School, widespread adoption of a meat-free diet could see greenhouse gas emissions drop by 63%, or 70% for a vegan diet. So can veganism really stop climate change?

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6 November 2018

The Ecotricity guide to going vegan

A vegan diet isn’t nearly as restrictive as some might have you believe. And once you've got to grips with the basics, you'll wonder why you didn't take the plunge sooner! Here's our guide to going vegan.

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6 November 2018

The Vegan Society and Ecotricity: a sustainable partnership

We’ve been working with The Vegan Society for ten years now, and have achieved a lot together in that time. Elena Orde, Campaigns and Communications Officer at The Vegan Society told us more.

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5 November 2018

Vegan sausage rolls

Animal agriculture is responsible for 14.5% of global emissions, so reducing the amount of meat in your diet is a great way to have a positive impact on the environment. There are health benefits too, as experts advise eating less red meat and little, if any, processed meat. Small changes - such as having one meat-free day a week - can make a big difference and may also lead to a bigger shift in eating habits.

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2 November 2018

Recipes for a vegan Bonfire Night

With the clocks having gone back and the darker evenings upon us, it’s soon time to get ready for Bonfire Night. We’ve already provided some great tips on how to enjoy the evening in the greenest way possible. Now we bring you some fantastic vegan recipes to cater for your celebrations.

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Ecotricity tips to combat climate change rising tide
29 October 2018

How to combat climate change

If we stand any hope of curbing our carbon footprint and securing the future of the planet, we all need to start making changes. The good news is, there’s plenty you can do – here are the best ways for you to fight climate change.

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Ecotricity how to have a green Halloween haunted house and windmill
26 October 2018

How to go green for Halloween

More than five million pumpkins end up in landfill after Halloween, along with around seven million costumes. The rubbish shouldn’t be the scariest part of Halloween! Here’s our guide to turning your Halloween into Hallow-green.

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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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Looking after bees with an illustration of a bee
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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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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