Monthly Archives: November 2011

Soapnuts – An impressive, environmentally friendly, laundry detergent

About a month ago I was passed an article in a national magazine that advertised a 100% hypoallergenic, sustainable and biodegradable laundry detergent – Soapnuts. These nuts are also known as Soapberry, Reetha(Hindi), or Chinese soapberry and grow on trees, primarily in Northern India … Continue reading

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UK to launch world’s first Renewable Heat Incentive have reported that Businesses and communities across Britain will be able to apply for a heat tariff payment, triggering a new era of clean green heat technology, announced by Energy Minister Greg Barker on Friday. You can read their full … Continue reading

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Companies attending Farmers’ markets

With the forthcoming “Love Cheese” event at Tonbridge Farmers’ Market on Sunday 13th November (, it jogged my memory that I was going to detail a few of the companies that caught my eye when I attended last month’s market. … Continue reading

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Garden Organic

I was working through a pile of paperwork that I have been intending to get through for some time, when I discovered a leaflet for “Garden Organic”, a national charity promoting organic growing. Membership costs £30 per year and includes … Continue reading

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