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John Adams

Graphic Designer, product-tester and green-tech expert at Permaculture Magazine. Also known as 'John the Knowledge'...

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John Adams |
Monday, 3rd February 2014

John Adams looks at the lighting revolution that can dramatically reduce your bills as well as being kinder to the planet

 
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John Adams |
Wednesday, 21st August 2013

PM’s guide to the best green festivals of the year.

 
Insulating under the floor
John Adams |
Thursday, 22nd December 2011

Buying a new carpet in the sales? If you are changing your carpet, now is the time to insulate under the floor. You can prevent up to 20% of your heat escaping, and pick up a bargain at your local DIY store. PM's John Adams explains how.

 
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John Adams |
Sunday, 3rd July 2011

Light, strong and easy to clean, this outdoor cooking pot is perfect for campfire cuisine

 
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John Adams |
Wednesday, 29th June 2011

Light up the dark with this renewable, rechargeable camping lantern

 
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John Adams |
Tuesday, 10th May 2011

John Adams reviews an ingenious water saving product that saves up to half daily flush usage (typical saving 30 litres a day), a nearly 50% improvement on average duel flush system. Can cut water bills by 20-40%. Trap door design, no diaphragm to replace. Fits all WCs with a pipe between cistern and pan.

 
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John Adams |
Wednesday, 4th May 2011

John Adams tries his hand at bushcraft survival using a Wood Jewel Combo Leuku Wilderness Knife.

 
Water Two Greywater Diverter Valve installed.
John Adams |
Wednesday, 20th April 2011

Running out of rain water in your water butt? Looking for a greywater harvesting system for the garden? Here's John Adam's review of the Water Two Greywater Diverter Valve from Permaculture Magazine No.49 back in 2006 following a previous very dry start to the year.

 
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John Adams |
Thursday, 24th February 2011

Another wonderful offering from Gransfors Bruks axes but this time small enough to carry with you, whether you are hiking, camping, foraging for wood or even gardening.