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Green policies for the UK
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Green policies for the UK

The UK has a shameful record on energy. We generate less energy from clean, renewable sources than nearly every other country in Europe – just 1% of our total energy. We are still Europe’s second largest emitter of greenhouse gases. 35% of our electricity still comes from coal-fired power stations. 26% of our electricity comes...

What a Waste …
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What a Waste …

Apparently in the UK alone, households throw away over 8 million tonnes of edible food every year and the food processing industry disposes of nearly 12 million tonnes that is rejected before it even reaches the shops. This is estimated to be 20-40% of all fruit and vegetables which don’t meet the strict quality requirements...

Get Organized Quickly: Rid the Clutter from Your Life in Just 10 Minutes a Day
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Get Organized Quickly: Rid the Clutter from Your Life in Just 10 Minutes a Day

Faced with mounting paper piles, junk drawers, “catch-all” closets and packed pantries is enough to overwhelm anyone. In her article, “Heloise’s Clutter-Busting Checklist,” Good Housekeeping’s organization guru, Heloise, says the key is to have a plan and start small. Devote just 10 minutes a day to de-cluttering and soon you will see big results. Where...

How to Get a Pay Raise: Feng Shui Tips
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How to Get a Pay Raise: Feng Shui Tips

Goal Set Your Pay Raise Feng Shui is a great tool to aid in your quest for a pay raise. Before you knock on your boss’s door, have the tools to get the pay raise you want and deserve. Write on a piece of red, gold, or silver paper, the amount of your desired pay...

Using Feng Shui to Find a Better Job
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Using Feng Shui to Find a Better Job

Feng Shui is used by many to find love, or to find peace in their homes. It can also be used to gain wealth or even find a new job. Perhaps you have heard of Feng Shui (pronounced fung shway) and think of it as an arranging of items in your home for inner peace....

Feng Shui Success for Restaurants: Menu, Sound, Colour and Light
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Feng Shui Success for Restaurants: Menu, Sound, Colour and Light

Using feng shui practices and techniques in a restaurant can increase its appeal to customers. Four main areas to look at include menu choices, sound, colour and lighting. Use good feng shui to design a seasonal menu, encourage positive sounds, and match the light and colours to the type of restaurant. It’s believed that the...

Organic Gardening Magazine Revamps More Cities: Concerned Corporations Join Together to Strengthen Community Gardens
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Organic Gardening Magazine Revamps More Cities: Concerned Corporations Join Together to Strengthen Community Gardens

The initiative, which works in cooperation with the American Community Gardening Association, is titled The WaterWorks Project. This will be the third year WaterWorks has helped to improve the appearance, vitality and sustainability of community gardens throughout the country. “Water is our most precious resource, and gardeners in particular are all too aware of the...