Archive for April, 2012

When something’s scarce, we have to think about it more

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 by Nigel

A couple of weeks ago we switched off our website for Earth Hour.
Around the world millions of people and businesses turned their lights off together as a symbol of the need to do something for the planet.
Turning our site off was a small gesture, but doing it made me think about things that are scarce.
The news in the last few weeks has been full of…

Water saving and the hosepipe ban

Thursday, April 5th, 2012 by Nigel

Watering Cans by Pete Reed via Flickr
We’ve been selling an awful lot of hand pump water siphons, in the last week, after a mention in the Telegraph, and widespread concern about the hosepipe ban which came into force in the South and East of the UK today.