Green Information. Working to become a comprehensive online source of eco-friendly information, products and services...

Sue is the information gatherer for Green Information. She has been an environmentalist for a long time now and decided to put all the information she finds in one useful place.

Leon runs Design Advantage the Graphic and Web Design business who are sponsoring this site. He created the design of Green Information and Richard from his team built the site. 

Eco-Laptop made of wood and bio-based plastics By Elena Isolini

Want to be able to surf the net without the guilt of hurting the environment?  Fed up with using the conventional harmful plastic casing for your laptop? Do you want to make your laptop greener?   Then the new Fujitsu 'WoodShell' laptop is perfect for you!     ...

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Research on green claims

Defra published research (July 2010) on claims about environmental performance on products and packaging. The research examined the number and types of claims being made. This will be used to inform Defra’s work to update the Green Claims Code. Environment Minister Lord Henley said: “M...

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Moving into a new home

Before moving Some people even take their bulbs with them when moving house. Check your fixtures and fittings list before exchanging contracts. If you need to buy replacements it's the perfect time to consider energy saving light bulbs, just one can reduce your lighting costs by an average of a...

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CSR Reporting and standards

Reporting is fundamental to good CSR practice, and in recent years a number of important global standards have emerged to guide companies and help stakeholders make useful comparisons. AA1000 Assurance Standard The AA1000 Assurance Standard requires organisations to report their performance in thr...

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Cardboard Bike by Annie Lee

In 2008, the BBC did a report on a new type of bicycle. A cardboard bicycle. I know what you’re thinking, what happens when it rains? This is a question that the creator, Phil Bridge is asked all the time, but the cardboard itself is waterproofed at the point of manufacture, so by the time it&...

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How to make computers more energy efficient by Sam Mckinven

Computers use a large amount of power when they are off. It can account for up to 40% of total power used by home electronics. To stop this wasted energy computers should be unplugged when they are turned off. Strips are a useful way to stop the energy wasted when a computer is off. The strip can ...

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UN Earth Day 2013

    Travelling to the event All of the car parks at the North Holmes Road site will be available for parking on Saturday the 20th. I would recommend the Red carpark, accessible via Gate 3 off North Holmes Road. More information is available on the main CCCU travel pages here: http://www...

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Bamboo by Sam Mckinven

Bamboo can be used for a great variety of eco-friendly products including baskets, bicycle frames, bird cages, blinds, boats, bridges, brushes, buckets, canoes, carts, charcoal, chopsticks, clothing, cooking utensils, nappies, fans, fences, firewood, fishing rods, flooring, food steamer, furniture, ...

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