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From solar power in Africa to UK tomatoes – the eco-schemes to turn your cash green Savings rates.

You could put money into a Suffolk company building and operating carbon-capturing glasshouses that grow ‘greener’ tomatoes. Photograph: Julie Fryer pics/Alamy

Environmentally conscious consumers fed up with low savings rates are being targeted by a variety of green investments paying up to 8% interest a year.