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Elizabeth Waddington

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Professional Freelance Writer on Green Living, Sustainability, Permaculture and Travel

About Me

Elizabeth Waddington lives in rural Scotland with her husband and her dog. She is part of a small community who are trying to live as sustainably as possible. A professional freelance writer who works from home full time, she has written extensively on topics related to permaculture, sustainability and green living. She also now works as an advocate for change and a consultant on organic gardening and green issues.

Industries I Write About

Food Production

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Environmental Services

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Farming

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Renewables & Environment

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Leisure & Travel

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Health, Wellness & Fitness

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Civic & Social Organization

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Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing

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My Writing Samples

Gardening Website

I have written all the content on this organic gardening site. This is an ongoing project for a client.

http://www.garden-network.co.uk/

Example article on self-suffiency and green living.

This is one of many articles I have written about green living.

http://selfreliantschool.com/eat-free-wild-food-and-foraging/

A Broad range of sample articles on sustainability

Articles written for a client with a sustainable app. on a wide range of different elements of sustainable practice and green living.

http://sustainablepages.co.uk/blog/

Experience

Writer & Green Living Consultant

Writing articles, blog posts, web content for a range of clients: specialising in writing about sustainability, permaculture, green living and eco-travel. Over ten years writing experience but started working full time from home in January 2015.

Company: Freelance

I worked there from 1/2015 until now

Content I Write

Ideas and Pitches I Wrote

Five Reasons To Grow Your Own Food

There are plenty of reasons to grow your own food and this article would outline five of them. In short: For Your Physical Health, For Your Mental Well-being, For Food Security, For Your Pocketbook, For The Planet. Growing your own food can be the gateway to a healthier, happier way of life and growing organic food is of interest to those looking for a lifestyle change and a way to make their lives better.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: health, well-being, gardening, growing your own

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Empowering Communities Through Local Food Production

Empowering communities to take charge of their own food production is one of the most important stages in the transition to a more sustainable way of life. An inspiring stage by stage guide to setting up community gardens and growing spaces will help to raise awareness of food security and give people hope that individuals can aid in the creation of a better world.

Content type: Article

Keywords: food security, sustainability, community, green living, gardens, urban regeneration, permaculture

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The Future of Farming In A Post-Fossil-Fuel World

The world is changing and farming practice will have to adapt. In the future, farmers will need to work out how to move beyond fossil-fuel guzzling, high water use methods of mono-crop farming and incorporate a different set of ideas to keep up yields.

Content type: Article

Keywords: farming,sustainable agriculture,permaculture,future farmers

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Go Green and Stay In The Green With LED Lighting For Your Business

There are many benefits to LED lighting beyond the pure environmental ones. Learn how and why a business should consider installing low-energy lighting as part of a transition to a greener and more sustainable business model.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: green business,sustainability,low-energy lighting,sustainable business

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Environmental Reasons To Give Up Meat

There are plenty of reasons to eat plenty of good, organic produce. But should we eat any meat? This article will discuss the environmental reasons to eat a vegetarian or vegan diet.

Content type: Article

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Recycling Waste in a Permaculture Garden

An overview of using waste materials from your home in a permaculture garden. Information on composting, creating growing areas, protecting plants and creating structures to facilitate your organic growing efforts.

Content type: Article

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Composting: Everything You Need To Know About The Ultimate Natural Recycling

A guide to cold and hot composting and vermiculture, with practical information on the methods involved and processes undertaken to create a valuable material which can be used on your garden.

Content type: Article

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Vertical Gardening: Making the Most of Small Spaces

An introduction to vertical gardening, along with information on creating vertical garden structures and growing food and flowers in a small space.

Content type: Blog Post

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Harvesting Rainwater For A Healthy and Beautiful Garden

Why harvesting rainwater is a must for all conscientious gardeners and how to do so in any garden.

Content type: Blog Post

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Creating a Food Forest in Your Garden

An introduction to the permaculture concept of forest gardening, along with practical tips on creating your own food forest in your yard.

Content type: Blog Post

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Creating a Garden For All the Senses

A brief guide to creating a garden that not only delights the eye but also smells, sounds and feels wonderful, engaging all the senses.

Content type: Blog Post

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Landscaping for a Wildlife Friendly Garden

Landscaping is not just about creating a living landscape for human inhabitants. It is also about caring for other creatures in a garden. Learn about how landscaping can create a wildlife friendly garden where you live.

Content type: Blog Post

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The Environmental Cost of Mobile Phones

An examination and breakdown of what it takes to make a new phone, waste problems, and how the environment is suffering due to our obsession with smartphone technology, followed by an analysis of mobile phone recycling. (Longform - c. 1,500 words)

Content type: Article

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Blockchain Technology as a Tool For Environmental Monitoring & Data Collection

(E-book) An examination of the need for data collection as part of the Global Stocktake mandated as part of the Paris Agreement and an analysis of how blockchain technology can be used for this purpose.

Content type: Article

Keywords: blockchain,environment,global stocktake,technology,climate,carbon,water,biodiversity,Paris Agreement

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Global Risks To Food Security in 2019

An overview and detailed analysis of the current global food environment and the risk factors for the world's food security in 2019. (Long form - c. 1,500-2000 words)

Content type: Article

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