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Category Archives: Eco Swaps

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Over the course of the month I am posting about different skin care products and how they benefit you AND the environment. I thought I would do a summary here too so it is easy to check back and have all of the information in one place. Please feel free to leave any comments or questions below. Cleanser and Detox…

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The 90 Day Get Eco Plan

I have created The 90 Day Get Eco Plan to help inspire, motivate and keep people focused on actively improving how eco friendly their homes are. The short video gives you more information on the content of the plan. If you have any questions, please pop them in the comments. Sign up here

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It’s great that you’ve got to the stage where you are wanting to learn more about an eco-friendly lifestyle. There has been such a huge push on better protecting our environment in the last few years, brought into the spotlight by David Attenborough’s Blue Planet Series. The BBC documentary “War on Plastic” made the issues even more relevant and closer…

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This month on the Eco Living Community Group we have looking at different ways of plastic/chemical free hair removal. I didn’t realise there were so many options! Here are a few we covered and some helpful info: Epilating – Quite a straightforward (although sometimes painful) way of hair removal. Relatively waste free too. An epilator looks like an electric razor…

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Ideas for Surviving Isolation! As schools close and more and more of us are starting to self isolate, I thought I would share a few ideas with you regarding the different items I stock and how they may help! Here goes….. First Up – It has to be SOAP! In 72 hours I have sold 38 soap bars and the…

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My 2019 Eco Journey Reflection Where to start? 2019 has been a year of many many changes on our eco journey. It has come with highs and lows, positives and negatives. The biggest change I’ve made is to cleaning products we use in the house. I had already started making vinegar solution to clean but I have now swapped to…

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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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