Campaigning for a greener future

Green Living

Green Living is all about the lifestyle choices and decisions we make and helping people to find ways to make their everyday life greener. From energy saving in the home, to making more ethical choices when buying new goods, we aim to arm people with the knowledge to make informed green choices and minimise their carbon footprint.

Earth Hour 2014 Superhero Ambassador Spider-Man

Join In With WWF’s Earth Hour

Every year, WWF organises Earth Hour.

Daffodils around tree trunks

Spring has Sprung!

Yesterday was the first official day of spring, so what better excuse to get out exploring the great outdoors this weekend?

Entrance to Lambing Live at Reaseheath College, Nantwich

Lambing Live at Reaseheath College

This weekend, spring has most definitely sprung, and what better proof than newborn lambs?

Cheshire Ladders Logo

Shop Smart, Shop Local – The Cheshire Ladders Mantra

Shopping locally is a great way to keep variety on the high street and support independent businesses trying to make a living.

SEEDBALL delivery with Butterfly Mix Seedballs

Having a SEED-ball

We first heard about SEEDBALL through Twitter and were so excited when we received a little package through the post with a tin of butterfly mix seedballs to scatter at Green Village HQ.

Chocolatier Suzanne and son Euan from Rainbow Organic Chocolates

Find Suzanne’s Organic Chocolates at the End of the Rainbow

We love chocolate (who doesn't?

Keele Sustainability Hub Big Green Swish

A Swishing Good Time

As part of Go Green Week, Keele University held The Big Green Swish.

James Campbell - Chief Executive of Garden Organic

Ryton Gardens – A Place to ‘Garden Organic’

Ryton Gardens near Coventry is not only an inspiring place to visit with the family; it is also home to Garden Organic, a charity at the forefront of organic growing in the UK.

Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Face Mask

‘Drink Up Intensive’ Face Mask by Origins

This American skincare brand are dedicated to developing ground-breaking new products from pure, natural ingredients.

Green heart shaped leaves

Valentine’s Day the Eco Way

Valentine's Day regularly gets criticism for being commercialised, but there are a number of steps you can take to enjoy the 14th February without having a negative effect on your carbon footprint.

Mind Charity Shop in Llandudno

Charity Shop Finds That Might Surprise You

Heading down to your local charity shop may spring to mind when you're clearing out your wardrobe or when giving the garage a spring clean.

Getting on your bike

5 Reasons to Get On Your Bike

The thought of climbing on a bike may strike fear into the hearts of some, but it ignites a childlike desire to escape into the great outdoors in others.

Post Christmas diet

5 Foods to Boost Your Health for the New Year

The New Year is often the time of diets and cutting back on the chocolate and snacks consumed in abundance over the festive period.

Joanna Dobson - author of Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution

Incredible Edible: A Community Growing Revolution

The fame of the Incredible Edible project has been growing with the enterprise receiving recognition from the likes of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on his programme celebrating British fruit, 'To The Core'.