Author: jessicahodkinson

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Bus Travel: the Conscientious Choice?

Coach/bus travel on the whole has a bit of a poor reputation: you may envision a miserable journey on a Megabus or National Express (or Greyhound or Trailways) with only the bleak view and only other tightly-packed passengers for company. While this may be the case in the UK and US, travelling by coach across […]

November 19th

Real Christmas Trees: the Green Choice?

Editor’s note: Jessica Hodkinson takes a British angle on an issue for anyone celebrating Christmas… real vs. artificial trees. It’s nearly that the time of year where we decorate the house with tinsel and wrap treasured gifts for our loved ones. But do we think about being environmentally friendly when choosing a Christmas tree? Over […]

November 17th

Low Impact Living: A Thirsty Nation (part 1)

Editor’s note: Water, water everywhere… not exactly! As we’ve noted on a number of occasions, water issues loom just as large as some other environmental challenges currently facing us. Our friends at Low Impact Living have published a fascinating article on the subject, which we’ll present as a three-part series. Today’s post takes a look […]

May 19th

Low Impact Living: Twelve Tips for Eco-Friendly Lawn Care

Editor’s note: While many will argue that there’s no such thing as an “eco-friendly lawn” (with justification), the grass covered yard is still a staple of most homes. Today, our friends at Low Impact Living have some tips for green grass care… This post was originally published on May 7, 2008. Summer is just around […]

May 12th