February 2020

The Australian Bushfires: a disaster for biodiversity

By |2020-02-06T10:44:01+00:00February 6th, 2020|Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Wildlife|

It has been hard to escape the heartbreaking scenes from Australia in recent weeks. The outback was, and is, burning with a ferocity not witnessed in living memory.  With twenty-seven people and an estimated half a billion individuals of livestock and wildlife perishing in the fires that are currently spread across the continent.  As I [...]

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 [...]

  • English Heritage potato starch packaging

English Heritage are thinking clever

By |2019-05-10T15:24:33+01:00May 8th, 2019|Eco-Friendly|

If you subscribe to English Heritage and The National Trust annual membership, you'll receive their annual pack with the handbook and car stickers, something of a hefty pack, particularly with all the sales leaflets inside. Well, I have to say congrats to English Heritage, they're undoubtedly thinking green, because what I thought was a plastic [...]

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