When we committed to installing an air source heat pump (ASHP), we had reservations whether it would heat the house sufficiently. At the same time, we wanted to move away from oil so that we could be more sustainable and reduce our carbon footprint. So we took the plunge.Continue reading The honest verdict on the efficiency and sustainability of air source heat pumps in the UK
I’ve always liked forward-thinking, creative and innovative products. The Reco Toothtabs definitely fall into this category.Continue reading Reco Toothtabs: no more tubes
While we’ve made big changes in our lives to be more sustainable, like installing an air source heat pump and solar PV system, we’ve done many small things to make a difference too. These are our top tips to make your home sustainable.Continue reading 30 things you can do to MAKE YOUR HOME SUSTAINABLE, greener and warmer
Food is an integral part of our sustainability lifestyle, so the highlight of our Christmas lunch was a free range turkey. We’re not vegan or vegetarian, but we’ve significantly altered our diet due to doubts about the sustainability of eating meat.Continue reading Sustainability of eating meat
Recently, I have found myself thinking a lot about the climate, sustainability and the demise of our planet. It’s a mess: uncontrollable fires in Australia, plastic choking our seas and oceans, melting polar ice caps, rising sea levels, bleaching corals, droughts, floods, record temperatures. Things are out of control.Continue reading State shift: have we reached the tipping point?