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Gecostore Loyalty Program is Here!

Jan 07, 2014 Comments Off on Gecostore Loyalty Program is Here! by

Now on Gecostore, you get rewarded for each transaction that you make as a registered green customer! Every 1 dirham spent on the Gecostore automatically brings you 1 loyalty point that will be added to your account. You will receive your balance to your registered email, every 3 months, but if you are anxious to […]

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Ready, Set, Go Green!

Dec 30, 2013 Comments Off on Ready, Set, Go Green! by

It’s actually pretty easy to be green. Reinforce. Write or print out your resolutions and put them somewhere you will read them often; on the fridge, the bathroom mirror, or next to your bed. Track your progress by giving yourself a star each time you cycle to work or share a ride instead of driving […]

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We have a Christmas contest for you, our customers

Dec 08, 2013 Comments Off on We have a Christmas contest for you, our customers

Santa has his sleigh filled with eco-goodies from the Gecostore! Each of the 12 days, you will find a different fun question on our Facebook page. Answer it correctly and enter the daily draw for a Season’s eco-prize! Wait, there’s more! If you enter the correct answer on ALL days, you will automatically enter the […]

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UAE National Day and Local Products – with love from Gecostore

Dec 02, 2013 Comments Off on UAE National Day and Local Products – with love from Gecostore

The 2nd of December is marked as a very important day in the lives of all the residents of UAE. For some, it is important because of the 2 days of official days off while for others, it signifies a key moment in history that has transcended into a better lifestyle for people who stay […]

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We are “Going Pink” to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct 21, 2013 Comments Off on We are “Going Pink” to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

October is “Breast Cancer Awareness” month – and we feel this is an important issue and want to support it.   Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect […]

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‘Spirit of the Ghaf’ bracelets

Oct 07, 2013 Comments Off on ‘Spirit of the Ghaf’ bracelets

JOIN THE TREND! These gorgeous bracelets have been created by Rock&Ice for the Chalhoub Group and their CSR campaign “Spirit of the Ghaf”. For each bracelet sold one tree is planted with the Give a Ghaf Tree Planting Program. Previously these bracelets were exclusively available in all Chalhoub Group owned stores all over the UAE […]

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Adopt a turtle with EWS-WWF

Oct 07, 2013 Comments Off on Adopt a turtle with EWS-WWF

Take Action as an Individual Three out of seven species of marine turtle are critically endangered. With your symbolic adoption you can contribute to the EWS-WWF conservation efforts, as well as raising general awareness to the issue within the region. Be a part of the efforts to save an endangered species by ‘adopting’ a turtle today. Cost […]

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Our Commitment to the Community and the Environment

Sep 30, 2013 Comments Off on Our Commitment to the Community and the Environment

Sustainability is also about the art of giving, enhancing the balance between the environment and our society. In view of this philosophy, the Gecostore is committed to sell and promote products and services that support local charities and NGOs at zero profit: all the money will go back to these organizations to finance their environmental […]

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Drive Smart: 10 Ways to Save Gas and Money

Sep 25, 2013 Comments Off on Drive Smart: 10 Ways to Save Gas and Money

Want to save 20% or more on fuel costs? Follow these 10 simple tips. Check Your Air Filter A clean air filter can improve gas mileage by as much as 10%, and nearly one in four cars needs an air filter replacement. Straighten Up Poor alignment not only causes tires to wear out more quickly, […]

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Go Green At Work – Best Tips

Sep 25, 2013 Comments Off on Go Green At Work – Best Tips

More Work, Less Energy. For many people, a computer is the central tool at work. Optimizing the energy settings for computers and other devices can be more than a modest energy saver. Set computers to energy-saving settings and make sure to shut them down when you leave for the day (“standby” settings will continue to […]

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