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Recycle leaves

Are You a Leaf Peeper? Are you guilty of this? Does the autumn bring the leaf peeper out of you? Many of us that love the outdoors and are avid gardeners are most likely to be a leaf peeper. So what exactly is a leaf peeper? It is the name given to people who chase […]

Be like a tree and start recycling waste

Autumn Colour is Good for your Health Surveys suggest that the majority of people viewing autumn colours feel that their mood changes for the better. We cannot imagine anyone viewing the natural golds, crimsons, oranges and purples that the various tree species produce in the autumn would ever come away not feeling refreshed and uplifted. […]

Reduce household waste like the new Fiver?

Britain is Reducing its Household Waste for a Fiver How so? The new five pound note has been causing a stir ever since the first ones were printed off in September. Whether you can sell it on and make a windfall profit or whether you can destroy it are ironically the two hot topics attached […]

Identify ways to reduce household waste

The Harlequins Heist Do your Ladybirds have black or red wings? Do they have black or red spots? This might sound all very trivial and unimportant but this subtle difference should be of interest. Our lovely ladybird and its environment are under threat of a Harlequin heist. So who is the infamous Harlequin and why […]

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. […]

Use natural products to reduce household waste

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 […]