The Editor 

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The Editor

We have all, to a certain extent, ‘gone green’ in many aspects of our lives over recent years. Whether it be installing the latest efficient heating, or upgrading to a more fuel-economic car, or even sorting out the recycling each week, there can only be very few people who steadfastly stick to the old, most polluting ways. It would also be fair to say that for most of us being more green is less about saving the planet than it is about saving money – using less gas and electricity to heat and light the home or less petrol to get to work makes good financial sense, especially at a time when the cost of living is being squeezed by rising prices and muted wage growth (although I note with interest that hasn’t stopped the astonishing rise of Just Eat to the cusp of promotion to the FTSE 100 – it seems the UK consumer is not squeezed enough to forego splashing out on more and more takeaways rather than rustling up cheap dinners from scratch).

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