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Based in Telford in Shropshire, I started stocking CSP and Period Pants from Crafty MrsB back in February 2021. I have had such wonderful feedback on the products, I thought it was time to find out a little bit more about the woman behind the business! “Tell me about yourself and your role at the company?” “Hi! My name is Amy, and I am the owner of Crafty MrsB. I am a Mum of 2, and live in Shropshire. Sewing has been a passion of mine since a very early age and is something I’ve always wanted to make a living from.” “How many people does the company employ?” “Just myself in my garden workshop, although I have been known to rope my husband in on the snap presses occasionally!” “What are your best sellers?” “LunaDrawers are definitely my most sought after product.” “What is your favourite product that you…

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I love a good price comparison and this focus is no different! I’ve tried to keep things straight forward and simple as there are so many variations to these products. Take a look and let me know what you think! As always, I’ve only looked at the comparative prices on these products – not the environmental or personal benefits to making the switches. I totally get that sometimes eco alternatives cost more, and I understand that not everyone can afford to make those switches. I personally try to look at the overall picture and if one product costs more, I see if I can make a saving elsewhere! That’s why I love sharing these price comparisons with you, so that you don’t have to spend time figuring out where you should spend the money! If you’re not sure which switch to start with, just keep a note of what you’re…

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I have recently started stocking 2 wonderful books from BumbleGreen Books – The Not So Green Queen and The Carbon Monster. The story books are aimed at teaching children the importance of being eco in a fun, friendly and engaging way. I wanted to find out more from author Katherine Wheatley….take a read of what she has to say about her books. “Tell me about yourself and your role at the company?” “Hello, my name is Katherine Wheatley and I’m an educator, author and illustrator of books and resources with special messages linked to the environment. I work with schools and offer workshops, resources and training and I’m also involved with the development of a project linked to Woodland Trails, which is being launched in June. In addition, I’m working with a colleague on a series of stories to support well-being in school as part of a PSHE programme for…

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There are so many options when it comes to dental care and you have to choose what is right for you. But, if you can consider the environment whilst doing it, that would be even better. I’ve loads of amazing products in store right now and you can find out about them all right here. Toothbrushes – Did you know that roughly 3.5 BILLION toothbrushes are sold worldwide each year and that the average person uses 356 toothbrushes in their lifetime (from age 1-90, 4 a year). Imagine those toothbrushes piled high in landfill – never fully breaking down, just leaving trillions of micro plastics and chemicals seeping into our ground and water! Now….imagine that you, your friends and family all make a switch to a sustainable, degradable alternative, and that your friends, friends make the switch and so on. That 356 toothbrushes could soon end up being millions of…

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Welcome to a brand new focus for June and what a treat I have in store for you! Who knew that oral hygiene products could be so diverse, so contaminating and so damaging? Luckily for you, I have spent a few weeks research, learning and compiling a whole new selection of information, facts and beautiful eco alternative products! Before we delve any deeper, I want to share with you some amazing facts on our mouths. Check these out. Crazy huh? There are so many other things to learn about our mouths, teeth and gums – it really makes you realise just how important it is to get the right dental routine using the best products you can. In non-eco dental products, there can be quite a few nasty chemicals. A lot of them are harmless to us BUT they may have been tested on animals or they could actually just…

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Catch my guest eco chat with Laura Baker from Draw the Line Illustration. You can watch the full interview through the video and find all the ways to contact Laura below. Laura and I chat about why she started her business, where Laura is on her own eco journey and what makes her cards eco-friendly. Join us to learn some interesting facts on how cards are printed and the waste that they can produce if they’re not made and recycled properly. You can follow Draw the Line Illustration on Facebook, Instagram and Etsy.

An Eco Chat episode on food waste. Why we need to reduce it, how you can take steps towards reducing waste in your household and what to do with any scraps you do have. Watch the full video below or scroll down for a rough transcript. This chat is about Food Waste. I see a lot of people on different Facebook groups and Instagram, asking about food waste and composting and how to stop it ending up in landfill. We want to stop food going to landfill as it produces so much methane (more than cows) and that is really bad for the environment. Also, food waste in general signifies there are other issues further up the food chain – too much food being produced AND too much food being bought by us, the consumers. So, how can you do your part to reduce food waste and make sure that…

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During my monthly focus of Eco Kids, I did a lot of research into the environmental impact of different children’s items. This includes the chemicals used in toys, to the amount of waste that is sent to landfill. Take a look at the info below to see how the every day products we use for our children can affect the planet. We’ll start with some facts on what products are sent to landfill and how much of it there is here in the UK. These figures are quite staggering but read below for some easy ways to reduce those numbers. It is estimated that children’s toys are played with for less than 6 months on average and they use more plastic than a lot of other plastic based products. Here are some ways you can help to bring those figures down. Toys – making sure they don’t end up in…

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Join me as I chat to Nikki from The Natural Crayon Company as we talk about eco craft products for kids and all the things Nikki has learnt on her business journey. You can find The Natural Crayon Company on Facebook or shop via their Etsy page.

In this Supplier Spotlight, I am chatting to Abi from Bambino Mio. It was great to hear more from here about her role and the company. I particularly loved learning about the inspiration behind the business. I used Bambino Mio Nappies on my youngest so have loved them for a few years now. Have a read of the answers to my questions below and in the images! I stock a range of gorgeous products from Bambino Mio which you can look at here. Here is the Q&A with Abi… Tell me about yourself and your role at the company? “My role at the company is to implement Bambino Mio’s Marketing strategy in the UK & Ireland and to drive the business objectives in those markets. Our Marketing strategy is at the heart of our business and has played a key role in driving awareness for reusable baby products and to…

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