Energy used to cook UK’s turkeys ‘could power 35,996 EVs for an entire year’

EV infrastructure provider Chargepoint says the power used to get 10 million turkeys on the table could theoretically fuel a Nissan Leaf’s journey to the moon and back 583 times

Happy Holidays from the ELN team!

See you in 2020!

Carnaby Street’s Christmas decorations shine a light on sustainability

Carnaby has teamed up with ocean conservation charity Project Zero to create a “theatrical underwater scene” representing different areas of the ocean in need of conservation

Carnaby Street’s Christmas lights illuminate the need for ocean conservation

The decorations used are made up of recycled, repurposed or reusable materials, including water-based, eco-friendly, vegan paint

Zero Waste Christmas Market puts a wrap on unsustainable gifts

The event aims to cater to the 70% of Brits looking to ‘go green’ and reduce their environmental impact

John Lewis and Waitrose to stop selling Christmas crackers containing plastic

From next year, the small gifts contained in their crackers will be made of recyclable materials such as metal and paper games

Could wrapping presents get us in a sticky situation?

UK waste collection firm Business Waste suggests sticky tape can pose a real environmental hazard

Green energy set to cook millions of Xmas puds

UK Power Networks has connected enough green power for the steaming of the puddings this weekend

What if Santa ditched his sleigh and got into an electric car?

What if Santa ditched his sleigh and got into an electric car? UK Power Networks have calculated there’s now enough renewable power connected to their network to send Santa 125,000 miles. That’s enough power to send a ‘San-Tesla’ round the world 15 times. Let’s hope he remembers to recharge!

Inviting Christmas guests into your ho-ho-home could cost you

Hosting family and friends over the festive period could cost the UK as much as £825 million in additional energy bills. Each household hosting guests is likely to spend around £55 more on gas and electricity than they would otherwise, according to new data from price comparison site uSwitch.com. More than half of the country’s households […]