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Does it matter if Cotton is Organic?

There are a lot of simple changes we can make to our habits that can instantly make us more eco friendly, some of the things that we do might have an environmental impact far outside our immediate environment, effect a change we may never see or experi…

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Beeswax Food wraps

We were introduced to the concept of Beeswax food wraps by a couple of our lovely team members a little while back, and naturally we had to give them a try.
If you have not heard of them before, here is a quick low down on what they are and what they …

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Suncare that cares for every one?

Hawaii and the Caribbean island of Bonaire recently passed a law banning the use of sunscreen containing chemicals that are harmful to coral reefs. So why the fuss over something that people are using on their skin to protect it from the damaging effec…

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Plastic Free July

Yesterday marked the start of this year’s Plastic Free July. But if you have not signed up for this yet, fear not, as it is not too late! You will find the link to do so a little further down. But first, if you do not know what Plastic Free July is al…

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The Trouble With Tomorrow

When I was little and my mum asked me to do something, perhaps my homework! I would often reply, “yeah, I’ll do it tomorrow”
“But tomorrow never comes!” She would say.  “Of course it does!” I would thin…

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Single Use Wipes

Single use wipes are the next product that has been brought to the general publics attention for its impact on the environment.  Most of the attention seems to have been focused on baby wipes, but the single use wipe market is actually huge, a…

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A Greener Period

This week we are talking periods.  Now, even if you are not someone that has them, chances are pretty high you know someone that does. A wife, a daughter, a sister, a friend, after all, there are about 1.9 billion of us in the menstruating phase o…

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Easy Refried Beans

Where have pinto beans been all my life? I dismissed them after a couple of lackluster Mexican restaurant meals, but

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Spring Picnic Bread

Picnic season is finally upon us and we are kicking it off with two new favorite things. The first one is a bike and

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Simple Changes Series – Bags

Our blog posts seem to have taken on a bit of theme of late, so I have decided to call them the simple changes series, because that is what they seem to be, a series of simple changes you can make to make your home a greener and hopefully healthier pla…

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Eco Spring Cleaning – The recipes

Following on from our last post about switching up your eco cleaning products we have had some requests for recipes.  So I have listed some below for you.  These are not of my own devising, although we do use some of them at home, but they ha…

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Spring Cleaning (Even if Spring is AWOL!)

In previous posts we have looked at how changing the products you use to do your laundry can have a dramatic effect on; you, the environment and your purse/wallet.  So to continue our theme, we are going to look at another easy place to make simpl…

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Bamboo – The Wonder Plant

No doubt you will have come across something made from Bamboo. It is perhaps the most versatile plant that I have come across, so versatile, it can be used to make anything from a house to a pair of socks! Whilst that fact on its own is prett…

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Eco Laundry – Part 2

Originally I was going to include fabric conditioners in with the detergents in part 1, but it was getting very long! And really fabric conditioners need a space to themselves because, well, you’ll see! 
Considering how long people have been wash…

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Easy Gluten Free Oat Waffles

I’m pretty particular about my waffles. I want light, whole grain, crisp-on-the-outside, fluffy-on-the-inside, Belgian-with-deep-pockets, quintessential WAFFLES. No soggy waffles allowed!

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Eco Laundry – Part 1

Many people believe that eco practices need to be big bold statements, a complete 180 on the things they currently do, which scares people off the idea. This is a shame, I am a big believer in taking small steps, making small changes and it adding up t…

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