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Category Archives: Sustainable Living

Plastics are not fantastic

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It seems that the relationship we have with plastics just goes from bad to worse.  Now a major concern is the Microfibers found in clothes.  I don’t think people understand what a plague these are on the ocean and beaches.

When you put your clothes into your washing machine thousands of microfibers are washed off and travel through the sewage system and make it into our waterways.  It seems never ending with plastics from microbeads to plastic bags can anyone truly live a plastic free life?
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Choose Perfect Cladding for Your Sustainable Home

Over the course of years, we have witnessed a lot of changes regarding the environment and climate, which had (and still have) a great impact on our planet, wildlife and also, our lives. Global warming, as one of the key factors of climate change has become quite an expressed issue in the last couple of years.  Therefore, people around the world are starting to search for alternative and sustainable solutions to implement into their lifestyles, so they would, hopefully, decrease the negative impact on the environment and leave a healthier planet for their offspring. One of the methods of fighting these environmental issues is green building or simply put – using energy-efficient building materials which have a good impact on the surrounding. This is exactly why the demand for cladding systems has grown substantially in recent years and here you can find out all you ever wanted to know about what cladding really is, what’s it made from and how does it actually affect the environment as a whole.
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Living Green in Winter

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It should be no surprise that winter brings with it the largest quarterly energy bill, that’s why it’s important to get ahead of the game and preempt any issues before they arise. Here are a few tips from the team here at SESM to keep your winter energy bills in check.
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Benefits of using Biodegradable packaging

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There will be countless plastic and Styrofoam products that end up in land fill that didn’t have to end up there.  What it means is everyone doing their bit, yes that means you and me!  Where possible use a reusable cup for your coffee in the morning and say no to plastic and Styrofoam containers.
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Less Is More

Reduce Reuse Recycle

We have everything available at a touch of a button these days, washing machine breaks down so you jump online and buy a new one, and the kettle doesn’t work so you buy a new one with a few clicks.  How many times have you replaced an appliance then realised you could have had it fixed for a fraction of the cost.
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