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Entries Tagged as 'Climate Change'

Advanced Energy Usage Monitoring with Wattson

December 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Climate Change, Small Companies, Sustainability

I have given up following people around turning off lights and being generally “annoying” about consumption. The problem is not a lack of desire to do the right thing (as so often reported in the papers) but more a lack of knowledge of what I can actually do myself.

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Are You Inadvertantly Wasting Fuel?

January 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Climate Change, Environment, Sustainability

Here’s a little tip from the lovely folk at Method that we spotted a while ago on their blog People Against Dirty… When you’ve finished filling up your car with fuel make sure you do up the petrol cap nice and tight – it should click three times – otherwise some of your fuel will [...]

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The OWL

January 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Climate Change, Environment, Small Companies, Sustainability

An OWL arrived at LovelyCompanies.com HQ over Christmas and I thought it was worthy of a quick review… The OWL is a nifty little mobile device that you can put anywhere in your house and it displays your current electricity usage in a couple of different units including pence/hour and kg of greenhouse gas/hour.  A [...]

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Lovely Company: MoreEco

December 13th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Affiliates, Climate Change, Environment, Small Companies, Sustainability

Another lovely company that got in touch with us recently is MoreEco. MoreEco is an eco shopping reward site… We search the internet for the best organic, green, environmental, and natural online retailers and negotiate with them a reward level which can be passed on to the moreeco registered users. For every 10 points a [...]

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An Environmental Challenge from Zac Goldsmith

October 8th, 2008 · No Comments · Climate Change

Zac Goldsmith, former editor of The Ecologist and advisor to David Cameron, was featured on Times Online recently saying: “Marrying the market with the environment is the defining challenge of our day. If you can find a way of ensuring that waste, pollution, the use of scarce resources become an actual financial liability, then businesses [...]

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How To Use Chocolate To Tackle Climate Change

March 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Climate Change

With just a few small adjustments to our everyday lives – such as switching off our computers at night – we can easily reduce our impact on climate change. However, some people just don’t seem to care… I was once told a story about a company struggling to persuade it’s employees to switch off their [...]

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