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Is The Green Drinks Movement At Your Local?

Green Drinks International

Green Drinks International is a not for profit organisation which attracts like minded people to meet once a month and share their views about environmental issues over a couple of drinks. The brainchild behind the concept is Edwin Datschefski. In 1989 he was at a pub in North London with his green design colleagues Yorick Benjamin and Paul Scott. At the table next to him was another eco-conscious friend so they joined the tables together and the Green Drinks movement was born. It is now a global phenomenon in more than 700 cities around the world. Here’s how it works. Each… read more

Earth Friendly Drinks

Earth Friendly Drinks

Human beings are composed of 70 percent water, so it is vital to stay hydrated. In today’s world we have many options for doing so. Modern conveniences allow us to purchase drinks to go, in a variety of containers. Many containers are made of plastic and discarded. Still, there are environmentally friendly choices you can make when purchasing commercial beverages. It is estimated that Americans spend $11.7 billion per year on soft drinks. When buying soft drinks, make sure to get them in cans or glass bottles that can be recycled. Aluminum cans are 100 percent recycle-able so there is… read more

Mulled Wine

Mulled wine

Mulled wine is a wonderful winter treat. Recipes vary from one culture to the next, but all require mixing wine with spices, fruit, and sugar or honey and serving it hot. If you’d like to try your hand at making mulled wine, be sure to start with a good wine. Many people think it’s alright to use poor quality wine given that it will be cooked, but the finished product won’t be as good. Most mulled wine recipes call for red wine, but a few favor white or a blend of the two. Some also include brandy, though in Scandinavia,… read more