recent content by Rozie Apps

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Tuesday, 23rd June 2015

The Le Marche region in central Italy is deeply connected to its land and locality, with small-scale organic and biodynamic vineyards, agrotourisms, passionate communities and a focus on local and sustainable food. The region sits between the Adriatic Sea and the Appenine mountains that extend along the length of peninsular Italy.

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Thursday, 14th May 2015

The world is slowly waking up to the unsustainable nature of the Fashion Industry.

With the collapse of an eight storey building killing over 1,100 clothing factory workers and injuring another 2,500 in Savar, Bangladesh and several other factories catching on fire killing and injuring hundreds, action needs to be taken.

The clothing industry needs to work for those buying the clothes but also those making them.

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Thursday, 7th May 2015

In 2004 Irene 'Smokie' McGee lost her husband. She couldn't afford to live in the house they shared in Los Angeles, ending up living on the streets.

Elvis Summers, a Californian resident took it upon himself to help Irene, when he realised that not only had she been homeless for a decade, but she didn't even have blankets or cardboard to sleep on at night.

So what did Elvis do?

He built Irene her own tiny home.

Speaking to The Independent, Elvis explained:

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Thursday, 23rd April 2015

I have been interested in underground greenhouses for the last couple of years.

Ever since I saw a photo of a walipini, I knew that one day I would have to have one.

Although I live in the southeast of England, where it is reasonably mild, to be able to grow food all year round in one of these would be ideal.

The Greenhouse of the Future: Abundance and Energy Autonomy helps you do just that. This DVD and eBook guide to building an underground greenhouse means anyone in any climate can have a constant supply of food!

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Friday, 27th March 2015

A natural swimming pool, due to open in May, will feature in the redevelopment of King's Cross London.

The art installation come public swimming pool is described as the UK's first built public batural swimming pool.

For those who don't know, natural swimming pools do not need chemicals adding to clean them. They clean themselves through a filtering system of water loving plants and gravel. (See HERE for more information.)