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September 2019

  • Veg in a Box

Out and about! Proud to be Green visits Veg-in-a-Box.

By |2019-09-12T15:20:12+01:00September 6th, 2019|Business, Uncategorized|

Recently we've been out and about visiting some of our member businesses.  A few weeks ago myself and Charlotte recently visited the Devon-based veg box company, Veg-In-A-Box, who have their HQ near Clyst St Mary, once the former home of Clyst Valley Seeds.  Owners, Julie and Bela have been running Veg-In-A-Box for the past six [...]

August 2019

  • Chris and Sarah at Nourish zero waste, Topsham

Out and about with Proud to be Green

By |2019-08-03T11:30:22+01:00August 3rd, 2019|Business, Plastic, Zero Waste|

Over the last few weeks, we've been out of the office meeting some of our members who have agreed to be included in some of our visual content.  Our team is busy creating a video with some of the companies who are doing great things for the environment.  It's an absolute pleasure getting out to [...]

July 2019

  • Green electric at Castle Drogo

A century of green electric at Castle Drogo

By |2019-08-22T17:59:55+01:00July 9th, 2019|Business, Eco-Friendly, Natural Resources|

Drogo Castle’s the very last castle to be built in England, built between 1911 and 1930.  Julius Drewe certainly had taste, the positioning was superb, and he employed two of the eminent people of their day, Edwin Lutyens as the architect and Gertrude Jeckyll was also drafted in to help with the garden scheme. There’s [...]

May 2019

  • Devonshire magazine in print, 42 tons every year

42 tons to zero in one clean move

By |2019-07-25T11:43:01+01:00May 10th, 2019|Business, Eco-Friendly|

In print, Devonshire magazine was the largest circulation glossy in Devon, over 900 outlets across Devon received stocks of the magazine.  In the photograph above, what you see is just one half of an issue’s magazines at store in East Devon, the other half being stored at our South Devon store at Newton Abbot ready [...]

March 2019

  • High capacity inkjet with low running costs

Dirty lasers – a greener solution for your office printing

By |2019-08-22T17:50:39+01:00March 8th, 2019|Business|

As a publishing and media business we've had laser printers for many years, mainly because if you need to create paper documents, the laser is affordable and fairly reliable for larger runs.  However, as you know, the problem with lasers is that they use a massive amount of energy in comparison to inkjet printers (roughly [...]

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