Tesla Powerwall2 installed for Robert Llewellyn

Joju Solar has completed the installation of the innovative Tesla Powerwall2 at the home of actor and TV presenter Robert Llewellyn, integrating it with a new expanded solar photovoltaic (PV) roof system. It's one of the first such installtions of the Powerwall in the UK, which become available to order here only in May.
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Eco friendly wall coverings

According to the British Coatings Federation wallpaper sales are continuing to grow, as they have been for the past few years. Well, lockdown did present many of us with time to get to grips with some of the more difficult DIY tasks ..such as learning to hang wallpaper. 

New marine reserve for Galapagos Islands

The reserve, announced at COP26 in Glasgow, will create half of a proposed corridor called for by scientists that could connect protected areas of the Galapagos Marine Reserve with Costa Rica’s Cocos Island. And if that marine reserve is completed it would create a safe migration route for migratory endangered marine species such as hammerhead and whale sharks, and leatherback and green sea turtles.

Christmas - keep it eco, keep it simple!

Enjoy an eco friendly Christmas by using LED lights, not overbuying food and using a recyclable tree whether it's a real potted spruce or an artificial one. Think about minimising your landfill waste.

UK public concern over climate crisis at all time high

CAST's first poll of more than 1,000 UK adults found concerns over climate change were at an all-time high in the UK, with 45 per cent of respondents now reporting they are 'very or extremely worried'. This is an increase from 39 per cent in 2020 and 25 per cent in 2016. More than half agree 'drastic action' needs to be taken to tackle the climate emergency, with government action and individual behaviour change seen as the most important steps towards effective climate action.

King crimson: poinsettias, the perfect Christmas plant

Poinsettias are the second best-selling houseplant in the UK (after the enduringly popular Phalaenopsis orchid), and this year it's estimated w'll be buying some eight million of them over the Christmas period.

Beautiful gift-wrapping the eco way with Arona Khan

We're urged to avoid becoming hoarders on the grounds that madness lies that way. But the good thing about not throwing out all the stuff that wraps the stuff we buy or receive is that IF we're organized, one plastic carrier bag should be enough to store over the year the off-cuts we'll need when we commit to saving money by becoming an eco-gift wrapper.

And once you get the eco-wrapping bug, you'll snort with derision at the idea of anyone paying £2 for a single sheet of Father Christmas paper.