Welcome to our green news page with regular updates from Geoff Day, our Environmental Advisor. Hear all about the steps we’re taking to become a more eco-friendly business, from sustainable sourcing to developing the woodland on our island home. As always, we welcome your feedback – simply leave a comment on any blog post or email us at naturallyactive@lizearle.com

Read latest news:

  • 18th January, 2017
    We have now pretty much completed our move into the new phase two of The Green House, and are starting to settle into our office area with its views over our woodland and across the valley where Ryde town is situated.
  • 18th January, 2017
    Discover the wildlife haven next to our home, The Green House.
  • 21st December, 2011Feed the birds
    I’m sure it won’t have escaped your notice that the UK is experiencing a very mild autumn this year.
  • 29th July, 2011Our bees summer holiday
    Last Saturday we took our bees from The Green House for a short holiday.
  • 15th July, 2011Plastic and our environment
    When it comes to the environment, plastic gets a raw deal – often being blamed for using up our petrochemical oil stores, filling up our landfills and poisoning our soils.
  • 28th April, 2011Easy guide to composting
    Compost is plant matter broken down by the action of bacteria, fungi and minibeasts like worms and millipedes.
  • 10th March, 2011Our bee diary
    In the summer of last year, we established a beehive at The Green House. Bees play a vital part in so much of our food production.
  • 10th March, 2011A sweet treat for our Liz Earle bees
    Our bees feeding on the sugar fondant on top of their hive.
  • 1st February, 2011Progress, not perfection
    In 2007 our Tread Lightly newsletter explained how we were beginning our journey towards a greener business. Now four years on our environmental expert Geoff Day talks about the progess we've been making.
  • 26th January, 2011Paper trail
    Why we use FSC certified card and paper – and what this means.