Octopus Energy Referral Code

At home, our current energy supplier is Octopus Energy. When making a choice, we felt that Octopus Energy offered the best balance of green credentials, including directly investing in renewables infrastructure, and affordability. In 2019, Octopus Energy was named the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) energy company of the year, and in 2020, it was named …

Renewable Energy – Our Top 5 Green Energy Companies

Energy production and use According to industry regulator Ofgem, a typical UK home with medium energy usage uses 3,100 KWh of electricity every year and 12,000 KWh of gas, resulting in the production of 3.4 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) annually. That is why, according to the Energy Saving Trust, around a fifth of the …

The 2020 Plastic Free Home Awards

As we’ve just ‘enjoyed’ awards season (well done to the BAFTAs for pushing sustainability, not so well done to the Oscars), it’s time for the biggest of them all (drum roll…), the annual Plastic Free Home Awards. There’s no glitzy ceremony, there are no heavyweight awards, Joaquin Phoenix isn’t among the winners and we’re not …

10 Tips for a More Environmentally Friendly New Year

With the New Year just around the corner, here’s a whistle-stop tour of some changes you may wanted to consider to go greener in 2020… 1. Shop smarter Support local businesses and consider the alternatives to supermarkets (read our blog) for your fruit and veg, meat, bread and milk and other fresh produce. The result …