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Is your life environmentally friendly? If not, maybe it could be with some help from Green Pepper, the environmental and eco-living blog. This is an environmental blog that covers all bases, from news on communities and companies across the world, and what they are doing to reduce their carbon footprints, to how businesses and households could improve their environmental health.

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New survey reveals UK homes storing junk hoard worth £259 billion

UK Junk Mountain map

UK households are wasting £259 billion worth of space storing junk, according to new research from Clearabee, the on-demand rubbish removal company. Combined, this junk mountain of useless and discarded items would cover 48.7 square miles, an area greater than the size of Edinburgh.

UK Junk Mountain map

Clearabee‘s survey, which was conducted by research consultancy Populus, has revealed that the average UK home

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Airedale Chemical’s New ‘Zero to Landfill’ campaign

Vinnie Magee and Karen Waddington with the baling machine

Chemical manufacturing firm, Airedale Chemical, has initiated a recycling development which has seen it send zero waste to landfill since March 2015.

Its first green move was to invest £3,700 in a baling machine which crushes down waste and packages it for easier collection and transportation by its recycling company.

The Airedale Chemical ‘Zero to Landfill’ campaign is the brainchild of health and safety advisor,

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How to Prepare Pallets for DIY Projects

We all know that pallets can be used to ship goods. They are practical and efficient for transport but what about the used units? Before you decide to throw away perfectly good pallets, consider reusing them in creative projects.

You may be surprised how many impressive things you can build with old pallets. However, before starting any project you should remember that some used pallets

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Naturetrek exclusive truly amazing wildlife cruises

Travelling by boat on an expedition voyage, away from people, roads and cities, allows privileged access to some of the world’s very best wildlife spectacles.

The UK’s leading wildlife operator, Naturetrek, offers an unrivalled, carefully devised selection of exclusive charter cruises across the globe, guided by expert naturalists.

The following 2015 cruises still have availability:

An Alaskan Voyage – Whales, Bears & Glaciers, 14 days

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Japanese Knotweed Prosecutions

Japanese Knotweed could leave you prosecuted and short of up to £20,000.

Failing to control Japanese Knotweed could leave you prosecuted and short of £2,500 if you are a home owner or up to £20,000 if you are a business.

People who fail to control Japanese Knotweed in their gardens – to the extent that it affects the quality of life of those around them

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Record-breaking Earth Hour Unite The World On Climate Change

On Saturday, 28 March 8:30 p.m. local time, individuals, businesses, cities and landmarks around the world will switch off their lights for one hour to focus attention on climate change. As the lights go out, Earth Hour supporters will also be contributing real climate solutions to combat the globe’s biggest environmental challenge.

This year, Earth Hour is set to be a record-breaking celebration of our

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Bicycles to Suit All Budgets

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It’s clear that a bike is the most important (and usually most expensive) purchase that a cyclist will make, and so it’s a decision that’s got to be thoroughly thought about. A bad bike could be annoying and at worst downright dangerous – so many cycling accidents happen from faulty bike equipment – so I’ll take you through the best bikes I

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Easter Woburn Safari Park Elephant Appreciation

Easter Elephants at Woburn Safari Park

Asian elephant herd is encouraging a token of appreciation at Woburn Safari Park.

The beautiful Asian elephant herd at Woburn Safari Park will be championing the plight of their wild friends and relations as the ambassadors of Elephant Appreciation Weekend, which is being held at the Park over the Easter weekend (Friday 3rd April to Monday 6th April 2015).

Woburn Safari Park is hoping to

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How to create a green home

Top tips for living in a greener house

Many of the choices you make when deciding how to run your house can have an impact on the environment. There are some simple choices you can make which will reduce your carbon footprint and ensure that your home is as green as possible.

Reduce your energy consumption

There are a number of ways in which you

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Business students to transform trash in Jakarta into marketable products

A world-renowned management thinker is taking business students to Doha, Hong Kong and Jakarta this week to introduce these future corporate leaders to the fastest emerging economies on Earth.

More than 40 students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada will accompany Professor Karl Moore to learn about how business is done in developing markets, while fundraising for their chosen charity

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