The Eco Experts Blog

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 09:10
The Freegle premise is simple, don’t throw it away – give it away. Freegle encourages and connects people who are looking to give their unwanted goods a new home. People all over the country have used Freegle to search for an item, gratefully finding that someone just around...
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 11:04
PTOLEMY ELRINGTON has been making art from waste for the past twelve years, and has become well known for the Hubcap Creatures he sculpts in his workshop in Brighton. They are made from all kinds of waste material manipulated into shape, and have all kinds of interesting...
Friday, June 21, 2013 - 09:54
original image source The Guardian SITTING in a crowded room with a figure like Satish Kumar is a strange feeling. Not only is he the Editor in Chief of the excellent Resurgence publication but he is also, as you would probably expect, an inspirational character. Put simply,...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 09:53
RENEWABLE energy experts predict the cost of solar panels will drop a quarter by 2017. A key component of solar PV panels is crystalline-silicon and the Chinese manufactured product is likely to drop from 50 cents per watt in the fourth quarter of 2012 to 36 cents per watt by...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 09:45
A BRAND new solar fridge will help save India’s food industry billions of dollars. The SolerCool project will be used to transport and store valuable harvests previously would have been destroyed by the harsh Asian climate. Despite being the second largest food producer in the...
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 13:39
TENS OF thousands of people die prematurely every year from pollution from Europe’s power stations. 300 of Europe’s largest coal power station are thought to have caused 22,300 premature deaths according to a study from Stuttgart University. The horrifying figure is estimated to...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 09:11
THE LATEST figures from the European Environment Agency (EEA) show EU greenhouse gas emissions in 2011 were 18.4% lower than 1990 levels. The 2011 emissions decrease was largely due to a milder winter in 2011 compared to 2010, which led to a lower demand for heating. However, it...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 08:37
TIM Yeo has made the decision to step aside from his position as Chairman of the Energy and Climate Change Committee after being embroiled in a lobbying sting. The Tory MP for South Suffolk in the East of England was involved in an undercover operation by the Sunday Times....
Friday, June 7, 2013 - 15:53
The Age Of Community Energy With energy prices rising at a merciless rate, what is there to save us but the coming together of energy efficiency, renewable technology and community energy projects? DECC has spotted the growing community energy trend, and recently commissioned a...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 08:41
A MULTI MILLION pot will offer loans of up to £150,000 to local organisations for community renewable energy projects Not only will the projects supply the local area with clean, green energy it will also provide community with jobs and investment opportunities. The lump sums...