Eco Echo

EV charging infrastructure: Minimising the environmental impact

EVs are a green technology. EV chargers should be too.   EVs don’t produce emissions whilst being driven, but they are not emissions-free. Some emissions are generated in order to manufacture them, power them, and produce the infrastructure to charge them.   Fortunately, in countries like Britain, where much energy generation comes from renewables, EVs …

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Caravan and Motorhome Dealerships to Reopen 1 June

The National Caravan Council has released guidelines for caravan parks to coincide with the announcement that caravan and motorhome dealerships can reopen on 1 June.  The guidelines will ensure strict social distancing and hygiene protocols are in place for when visitors with holiday caravans, motorhomes and touring caravans can return to parks.  The trade body, the …

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Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show returns later this month with brand new Electric in Motion area

Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show returns later this month with brand new Electric in Motion area The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show returns to Birmingham’s NEC from the 18 – 23 February 2020. Brand new for 2020 is Electric in Motion, an innovative area where visitors can ride in style on some of the most …

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PGT-RECLAIMED – a Green World-Beater that’s True to its Roots

A GREEN WORLD-BEATER THAT IS TRUE TO ITS ROOTS by Roger Wolens; Founder/Managing Director of The Green Organisation In 25 years of presenting Green Apple Awards to thousands of companies for helping the environment, one winner always stood out in my memory. This was an Englishman, newly retired, who decided to spend his spare time collecting …

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LOW IMPACT GLAMPING ON THE PEMBROKESHIRE COASTLINE

LOW IMPACT GLAMPING ON THE PEMBROKESHIRE COASTLINE (Full review coming late August) Kirsty and Andrew would like to welcome you to their vision of a luxury eco-friendly glamping site. The ECO-ESCAPE campsite in Pembrokeshire is a low-impact rural site designed in harmony with everything this beautiful county has to offer. We have a passion for …

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The Flood Expo supported by The Environment Agency

On the 11th & 12th of September, the world’s largest flood prevention exhibition and conference will be returning to the Birmingham NEC. The Flood Expo, sponsored by Aquaclear Water Management and supported by The Environment Agency, is the world’s largest exhibition designed to help the most progressive flood professionals discover the latest innovative products, services …

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Clean your teeth-the environmental way

Having recently had operations on both my wrists, my electric toothbrush was proving to be a sore point! Not being able to grip it fully as quite a large handle and the vibrations caused too much pain, I was forced into looking at the old fashioned way of a manual toothbrush. This is when I …

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HAIR TODAY: COFFEE TOMORROW

Green World Award winner Hair O’right have come up with a brilliant idea – a tree in a bottle. There are several variations on the theme, but our sample from the Taiwan company is a coffee-dyed shampoo bottle that contains caffeine extracted from coffee husk (reused agricultural waste). In the bottom of the bottle are …

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