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Corals a master of recycling

Corals Covering our Crimes We pollute the sea with our manmade sunken vessels, weapons of warfare and general junk. How is nature recycling and dealing with our bad habits? In some places of the ocean these dumped vehicles have been turned into an underwater paradise thanks to coral reefs that are attaching themselves to our […]

Food waste recycling

Pumpkin: Fruit or Vegetable? Did you answer vegetable? If you did, you are not alone; many of us would have been there with you on that one. However, we would have all been wrong! According to the botanical definition a pumpkin is actually a fruit. How so? It is quite technical but simply put it […]

Reduce Household Waste

Banquet Binned What did wedding guests think when they heard they had just been served Bridal banquet that was heading for the landfill. It was revealed to this wedding party that the food they had eaten was not food taken from the bin; it was only heading for the bin. Still sounds odd? Would you […]

Green Johanna – customer review

“I recently ordered a Green Johanna after hearing about how good they are on a Permaculture course. The product came from Great Green Systems Limited. I was totally and pleasantly surprised by the speed at which the order was processed and delivered after my initial order, as I received it in a matter of days. […]

Time to Try Turmeric

Turmeric is a hot topic. It’s not just the spice and flavour that gets us talking but the ongoing studies that reveal the amazing health benefits from turmeric. Family to the ginger plant, this native plant from Asia is certainly worth giving it a whirl in the garden. The great thing about the turmeric plant […]

How to reduce Plastic Household Waste

5 Ways to Reduce your Plastic Household Waste So you may not have a 3D printer (see previous blog) to produce art pieces from plastic bottles but there are certainly other amusing and fun ways to reduce and recycle your plastic household waste. Here are 5 ways you could recycle plastic bottles at home Lightshades […]

Recycling household waste

Print a Cleaner World with 3D Printing 3D technology has quickly developed in the last decade which is great news for us. Did you know that 3D printers can help us reduce our household waste and the sickening amount of plastic rubbish that is strewn across our earth? 3D printers and 3D re-printers are being […]

A Valuable Heap of Feathers

Britain has a long relationship with farming and keeping poultry. Did you ever wonder what happens to the waste by-product of poultry farming? That is to say, what happens to all the fluffy feathers? With eight billion chickens farmed and processed the waste product of feathers amounts to about 2 billion feathers or more. The […]

Get ready for Recycle Week now

Get ready for Recycle Week now! A Week to Remember! Please take a note of the following dates: 12th-18th September 2016. Why do we say that? Well, yes, the kids do go back to school in September but something else important is happening! It is the official Recycle Week 2016. With each year more emphasis […]

Looking after your Green Johanna

Looking after your Green Johanna It is not just you that is feeling the heat this month!  After having bad weather for a few months, it feels like Johanna has not long taken off her winter jacket and this week, she almost requested a pair of shades! For as much as the British weather keeps […]