Eco-scrutiny of my Eco-renovation

My London flat must be the most rigorously scrutinised property on the planet – in [...]

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Eco-building expansion (Mar11)

When Ecobuild started 5 years ago less than 200 people attended. This year they were [...]

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Articles for the Financial Times (Mar11 & Jun11)

I’ve started writing for FT House & Home.  My first article, co-written with Fiona Harvey [...]

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Chilling Facts about supermarket refrigeration and cooling systems (Mar11)

The Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIA) Chilling Facts campaign began in 2008. Since then – it’s [...]

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Shops aren’t closing doors (Feb11)

    I went into Jessops in Yeovil on a cold winter evening. The door [...]

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I’ve had laser eye treatment (Dec10)

It’s brilliant – I’m over the moon! I now have 20:20 vision again. I had [...]

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Laser Vision (Dec10)

It’s brilliant – I’m over the moon!  I now have 20:20 vision again.  I had [...]

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Buying a second-hand green car….(Dec10)

My Audi A3 was a bit battered but I loved it. I particularly liked the [...]

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Eco-driving by Fiat (Dec10)

If everyone in Europe was an eco-driver we could apparently save the equivalent of the [...]

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Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan (Nov10)

There was a lot of talk about de-coupling. But they weren’t referring to what people [...]

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Recycling in Somerset – new scheme includes plastic bottles and cardboard

I got stuck behind the recycling truck. What frustrated most was that it had just [...]

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Is the Green Deal a Good Deal? No! (Nov10)

This week I went to a Green Monday event, held in the offices of Merrill Lynch, [...]

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Innocent Drinks – Taking my son to Fruit Towers (Oct10)

He was particularly impressed with the fact that they’ve got a kitchen to test out [...]

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I need a new boiler (Oct10)

Our boots, shoes and tennis rackets were all wet. They were stored underneath the hot [...]

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Bristol Council are wheelchair crazy (Sept10)

  I told the taxi driver at Bristol station that I didn’t want to go [...]

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Aluminium should be recycled again and again…. (Apr10)

I’ve recently started getting my hair highlighted. The first time was in France a couple [...]

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