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. Tile mate allows you to find your stuff…
A short movie made during our last “Design your own eco house” workshop.
The workshop over two days on a weekend and gives you helpful insights and advice when designing your own building.
The independent has featuring one of those many articles about how great solar energy is and how much the UK was getting out of them: From April to September.
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. Have you ever been upset about a product being designed to fail with no chance of repairing it? The proposal by the ruling…
Netherlands moots electric car future with petrol and diesel ban by 2025 | Technology | The Guardian
Dutch politicians have voted through a motion calling on the country to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars starting in 2025. The motion has only passed through the lower house of the Netherlands’ parliament, and would need to pass through the Dutch senate to become legally binding. But its success in a majority…
There’s no perfect toothbrush, but some toothbrushes are less perfect than others, and sadly, a few of them aren’t even what they claim to be. Here are a few disappointing facts I have learned recently about other companies’ toothbrushes.
Who’s keen to Design their own Eco Home? Whether you’re thinking of planning an eco home, or simply would like to learn more about sustainable building practices, this weekend workshop is highly recommendable. Sign up quick for our May workshop,only limited places available at EcoMatters Environment Trust our favourite Auckland venue.
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”.
Most of those smart plugin-devices are not smart at all but constantly send wireless signals to your router, slowly frying you and charging you up. They usually do not adjust their signal strength and have hardly any interface to set up and adjust anything other than the most critical things, the things they were designed for. And some of them can even be highjacked by hackers.