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Solar power – a new way to benefit

Solar power – a new way to benefit

Unused solar power can now be diverted to give you hot water...and you'll still get paid for feeding it into the grid!
Solar Power – one year after installing PV cells

Solar Power – one year after installing PV cells

Falling installation costs mean that PV solar cells are still a sound investment
Compost toilets in the UK: buying a commercial loo

Compost toilets in the UK: buying a commercial loo

Composting toilets are less fuss, less of a fright, and less expensive to install than you might think.
Compost bins compared: which type is best for you?

Compost bins compared: which type is best for you?

Choosing a composter needn't be confusing! Popular bin types compared.
Pig houses: buying or making a hog hotel

Pig houses: buying or making a hog hotel

Getting your pig house right makes for happier hogs, lower feed bills, and less work for you
Buying or building a chicken house

Buying or building a chicken house

Basic ready-made chicken houses are inexpensive, but it's not difficult to make your own.
Wind turbines – for the home or farm

Wind turbines – for the home or farm

A wind turbine is a sound investment and a green way to generate power. But does this outweigh the visual impact?
Building with Cob

Building with Cob

Take some sub-soil containing a mix of clay, soil and sand, add some straw, mix it together...and that's cob.
Kit homes

Kit homes

Kit homes can offer a long-lasting, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective alternative to other building methods.
Rammed earth construction

Rammed earth construction

Rammed earth buildings are made from bricks of compressed soil, often mixed with cement to help prevent weathering
Straw bale construction

Straw bale construction

Safe and energy-efficient, straw bale construction is an increasingly popular natural and sustainable construction method.
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