BBE Certificate in Ecological Building and Design 2017

The BBE Certificate in Ecological Building and Design is open for 2017 enrolments. Intake 1 starts on 6th February. This course is unique in the world as it introduces you to the whole spectrum of eco building, including health, sustainability and harmonious living aspects. From high tech to low tech, from strawbale building to tree planting, from passive houses to solar ovens, from ecocommunities to electromagnetic pollution, it is all there!

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Junk and throw-aways

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It’s the time of the year again. Everyone is rushing to buy Christmas presents and the amount of things on special is very tempting. Yet we should question some of the things that are on offer. I have just picked some examples that came across my way. [/vc_column_text][vc_text_separator title=”Tile Mate”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] Tile mate allows…

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How Sweden wants to make repairing things cheaper

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Sweden’s government wants to give people tax breaks on repairing everything from shoes to washing machines as part of a new green drive to help the environment by making the country less wasteful.” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%232a2a2a” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_separator color=”black” align=”align_left” border_width=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Have you ever been upset about a product being designed to fail with no chance of…

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Crickhowell: Welsh town moves ‘offshore’ to avoid tax on local business

When independent traders in a small Welsh town discovered the loopholes used by multinational giants to avoid paying UK tax, they didn’t just get mad. Now local businesses in Crickhowell are turning the tables on the likes of Google and Starbucks by employing the same accountancy practices used by the world’s biggest companies, to move their entire town “offshore”.

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