The data for Gumtree’s carbon emission saving’s calculator is taken from the official UK Government analysis of the carbon footprint of UK residents. It is available to view online here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uks-carbon-footprint. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/208097/10043_R66141HouseholdElectricitySurveyFinalReportissue4.pdf https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/greenhouse-gas-reporting-conversion-factors-2020 The statistics are provided using a model, developed at the University of Leeds, that calculates the embodied Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) associated …read more
While we’re advised to keep as close to our usual daily routines as possible, we have a lot of spare time kicking around. Why not rediscover those forgotten hobbies, or find some new ones to master? Read your way through the week with manybooks. https://manybooks.net/ Sink your teeth into some easy-to-follow recipes with Jamie Oliver. …read more
At Gumtree, the wellbeing of our community is our highest priority. As you know, we are facing challenging times, so we have compiled a list of trading tips from fellow Gummies that we would like to share with you. 1. Share additional photos and ask questions beforehand Sellers – upload as many relevant, quality photos as …read more
Proof of claim that Gumtree.com is the largest private motors marketplace. In a market of used car professionals active online, Gumtree has 68,726 active private listings as of September 2019. This makes Gumtree, The largest private motors marketplace (source: autobiz, September 2019).
It’s almost Christmas. Have you got your presents sorted yet? If not, then perhaps we can tempt you to think about shopping second-hand? While traditionally many buy new treats to celebrate the season, our research shows that this year more than a quarter (26%) are planning to buy pre-owned gifts, often driven by the desire …read more
Looking to buy a kitten online from someone in your neighbourhood? Gumtree has partnered with the RSPCA and other members of the Cat Group to create a checklist of what to look for in order to avoid irresponsible breeders. The idea of The Kitten Checklist is to ensure that you are buying from a reputable breeder and …read more
Keeping up with every new smartphone release – especially when it seems to happen monthly – is a habit that’s costly for both your wallet and the environment. Buying a second-hand phone on Gumtree is a great way to save hundreds of hard-earned pounds, with phones that are even less expensive than refurbished models from …read more
Thinking of getting a fridge that’s new (to you)? Buying second-hand is a great way to save money as pre-owned fridges may sometimes cost less than half the price of new appliances. Keep these key considerations top of mind so you can navigate Gumtree’s fridge category with confidence and ease. Space Before starting your search, …read more