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Affordable Solar in London

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Londoners and businesses in 12 boroughs will be able to buy high-quality, affordable solar panels, as Mayor Sadiq Khan expands his scheme to help make London a zero-carbon city by 2050. Following a successful first phase earlier this year...... Read full article

The Wild West End Garden

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An award-winning garden has opened just off London’s world-famous Oxford Street after being moved to the heart of the West End from RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The Wild West End Garden has been developed by the area’s businesses to improve biodiversity... Read full article

Ditching Ecover and Method

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An animal welfare charity is asking ethical supermarkets and online stores to remove Ecover and Method from their stock, due to their acquisition by SC Johnson earlier this year. Both cleaning product brands were previously approved as cruelty free ... Read full article

Planting Hope

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 may have come to an end, but hundreds of Syrian refugees in Iraq are only just beginning to reap the benefits. Ahead of the show, they received 2,000 seed packets, sent by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)... Read full article

We're Using Too Much Water

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Without action to increase supply, reduce demand and cut down on wastage, many areas in England could see significant water supply deficits by 2050 – particularly in the south east. This is the conclusion of the first major report on water resources ... Read full article

A Sustainable Shopping Companion

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Social enterprise Giki has today (14 May) launched a new app to help consumers understand more about the products they buy from the shops. The app assesses 250,000 supermarket products across sustainability, health and fairness issues.... Read full article

Running Homes on Batteries

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If you think solar panels are only for people with stacks of cash and an off-grid home in the country, you’d be wrong. Moixa is helping to democratise the whole sector by focusing on the mass market, urban consumer. ... Read full article

Naturally Clean

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Waste plastic and harmful chemicals are as unwanted in our homes as they are dangerous to the planet; they clog up our biological systems as much as they pollute our streets, air and oceans. Non-toxic, plant-based, natural and biodegradable cleaning ... Read full article

Power Up Bill Savings

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Lee Sutton and Jordan Marie Brompton, co-founders of myenergi, a Lincolnshire-based eco-product manufacturer, is helping householders make more use of the renewable energy they generate at home. Homeowners with solar panels or a wind turbine... ... Read full article

A Dogs Life

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Starting a pet food business was ‘not a planned move’ for Henrietta Morrison; it came about when Lily, her border terrier, became ill, which Henrietta puts down to a diet of mass-produced pet food. Lily had just turned one when she went on hunger...... Read full article

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