We believe that choosing where you spend your money is just as important as choosing where you save it, so we're committed to connecting our members with like-minded businesses offering sustainable and ethical products and services. And by choosing our partners, you can also help Ecology grow our work to build a more sustainable future. Our current offers are listed below:
AECB, the association for environment conscious building, is a network of individuals and companies with a common aim of promoting sustainable building.
Membership benefits include complimentary copies of Green Building Magazine and Passive House Plus Magazine (both published four times a year), access to members-only guidance, discussion forums and events, discounted training courses and the use of the AECB logo.
AECB is offering Ecology members a 10% discount on their annual membership fees when you use code: Ecology Building Society.
Green Building Magazine
Green Building magazine delivers useful, practical and honest information about sustainable and healthy building. Ecology members can subscribe to Green Building magazine for just £15 per annum (four issues) instead of the usual £20.
Our members can also receive the Green Building Bibles (4th editions) for £7.50 each (RRP £9.95 each). The books aim to provide a comprehensive and practical introduction to creating greener and healthier homes and buildings.
To take advantage of these offers please call 01559 370798 or write to Green Building Press, PO Box 32, Llandysul SA44 5ZA, with your name, address and items required, enclosing a cheque payable to 'Green Building Press'. Please quote Ecology Building Society offer.
An electricity supply that's good for the planet and your pocket
As a green energy supplier, we get all our electricity from renewable sources like Cornish sunshine, Scottish wind and Welsh rain. Good Energy can cost less than standard dual fuel tariffs and has consistently topped Ethical Consumer's survey as the best green electricity supplier.
Find out more online at www.goodenergy.co.uk/ebs or over the phone on 0800 254 0000.
Ecology receives £25 for every individual member who switches to Good Energy, up to £60 for every small business customer who switches and up to £120 for every large business customer who switches.
£20 off Vintage Roots Wines
Vintage Roots, the leading organic, ethical wine and drinks merchant, is offering Ecology members a £20 discount off your first order over £75. Choose from over 450 carefully selected organic wines, beers, ciders and spirits and juices. We are as passionate about the environment and sustainability as it is about organic and biodynamic wines.
Try a more ethical tipple at www.vintageroots.co.uk quoting ECOLOGYVR to claim your £20 off and free corkscrew while stocks last.
Reduce your energy emissions, lower your energy consumption and save money too
At Parity Projects, we specialise in reducing the energy and CO2 emissions of existing homes. Our Home Energy Masterplan service offers clear, detailed, individually tailored advice to help you understand the most cost-effective steps you can take to improve the energy efficiency of your home. We are offering members a 10% discount on their standard Home Energy Masterplan fees. For more information, visit http://www.parityprojects.com/households/home-energy-masterplan/ or call 0208 874 6433 and quote Ecology to claim your discount.
Healthcare taken care of
Paycare is a not-for-profit provider of healthcare benefits plans. One regular monthly payment enables you to recover 100% of the cost of all your dental, optical and eye tests, chiropody, acupuncture, chiropractic, physiotherapy costs and more (to an annual limit). Paycare covers individuals (Paycare Direct) and families (Paycare Family) and has a senior plan for people aged over 64 (Paycare Gold). Cover for personal accidents and hospital inpatient is included in some policies. Refunds are usually within 48 hours of receipt, so you're never left out of pocket.
Visit www.essentialsproducts.co.uk/ecology-building-society/ or call 01902 252032 for more information.
Ecology receives commission of 10% of our members' policy premiums each year, paid after three months' premium payments have been received from the policy-holder.
Save £20 on organic and natural home textiles
If you are looking for beautiful, organic and ethically made bedding and clothing, together with a helpful and personal service, visit Greenfibres. Our range includes: cosy, organic cotton bedding, fluffy Soil Association certified towels, many different organic and natural mattresses, and really comfortable and breathable socks. We also specialise in natural skincare and cleaning products that really work.
Quote EBS20 and get £20 off your first order over £75.
Visit www.greenfibres.com to see the full range, or call 01803 868 001 to request a free catalogue.
Foresters Friendly Society Ethical Child Savings Plan
Give a child the gift of a prosperous future
The Ethical Child Savings Plan (ECSP) from Foresters Friendly Society is a great way to start investing tax free for your child or grandchild-s future financial needs. The ECSP invests in the ethical section of our With Profits Fund which aims to exclude investments in companies that do not meet our ethical criteria or are believed to be harmful to people, animals or the environment. Please be aware that tax rules may change and depend on individual circumstances and inflation will reduce the spending power of the money your child receives.
Visit www.essentialsproducts.co.uk/ecology-building-society or call Foresters on 0800 783 4162.
Ecology receives commission of 50% of our members' first annual policy premiums.
Insure Green, save up to 10%
Cover your home with Insure Green, the world's first carbon-neutral insurance broker. We provide a specialist home insurance facility which can accommodate non-standard construction, self-build projects and properties being converted or requiring restoration. We offer discounts of up to 10% for energy efficiency - the higher the standard, the greater the discount. We will also donate £7.50 to the Ecology Building Society Charitable Foundation for every new insurance policy taken out by Ecology members.
Find out more at www.insuregreen.co.uk or on 01303 221 188. Please mention you are a member of Ecology when making an enquiry.
Ecology receives commission of up to 10% of annual premiums for new policies and renewals taken out by our members. Insure Green also donates £7.50 to our Charitable Foundation for every new insurance policy taken out by Ecology members.
The Co-operative Phone and Broadband
Join us today and become part of a very different phone and broadband provider
The Co-operative Phone & Broadband is the only UK provider owned by its customers. Because we are owned by you, we always put you and your values first. Our standard package includes line rental, 40GB of download and upload broadband allowance, evening and weekend calls to 01, 02, 03, 0845 and 0870 numbers and a wireless router for as little as £23.95 per month. Get £10 off on your first bill, simply because you're an Ecology Building Society member.
Ecology receives ongoing commission of 6% of spend on line rental, calls and broadband from our members.
Please note: Some of these offers may not be available to all members due to product or service restrictions. Ecology Building Society does not necessarily endorse or guarantee the quality or applicability of the products or services listed here. The contents of this web page do not constitute recommendation or eligibility, or any form of financial or legal advice.