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It is nearly impossible to ignore the environmental issues we are facing. If you didn’t see the heart-breaking episode of Blue Planet II, where a female pilot whale was reluctant to let go of her dead calf – a death David Attenborough attributed to plastic pollution –  you will certainly have heard of it. It prompted national outrage and people…

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DECEMBER CHALLENGE REFLECTION – LOOKING BACK ON HOW FAR WE HAVE COME IN THE LAST YEAR. I thought it would be really nice to spend the next few weeks looking back on our own journeys this year and sharing stories on what we have enjoyed, found difficult, achieved and are working towards still. Did you set a goal earlier in…

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What is Green Friday? I may be a bit behind the times, but this is the first I have heard of Green Friday. So guess what…. I did some research! As with “Black Friday”, the Americans have started an all new “thing” – Green Friday. Where companies are trying to coax the public out of the shops and away from…

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A STARTER GUIDE TO REDUCING HOUSEHOLD WASTE WITH A FEW SMALL CHANGES. One of our lovely Eco Living Team Members has written a little blog piece about her journey to zero waste and the top tips she has learnt along the way… As a family where both parents are working full time, it is an ongoing battle to minimise plastic…

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A Quick “how to” for Bees Wax Wraps Bees Wax Wraps have become part of my day to day life, as silly as that sounds. I have a nice little collection now that are pretty much constantly in use and I know to how to use them and how to clean them. What I forget is that others are still…

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I wanted to share a little bit about Loofco – the company who supply the sponge, scourer and dishwashing alternatives that I sell. LoofCo products are inspired by cleaning methods that have been tried and tested over generations. Using this knowledge, they are skilfully created in Sri Lanka and Egypt where all farmers and production workers are treated fairly with…

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Friendly Soap- Shampoo Bars

A lot of people are making the switch from plastic bottles filled with chemicals to natural shampoo bars but, understandably, are having a few hiccups (and a lot of questions) along the way. I wanted to share some great advice, some from my suppliers, other bits are from my own personal experience. Hopefully the following will help you make the…

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