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How to find the right mindset for decluttering
Friday, 23 May, 2014 – 7:09 | Comments Off on How to find the right mindset for decluttering
How to find the right mindset for decluttering

Do you ever set the same goals for yourself over and over again?
That’s how I’m feeling at the moment with decluttering.

Nine Ways To Protect The Bees
Wednesday, 21 May, 2014 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Nine Ways To Protect The Bees
Nine Ways To Protect The Bees

A month or so ago, Small Footprints encouraged us to protect the bees for our Change The World Wednesday Challenge.
As you’ll be aware, we love taking care of our buzzy bees here at Chez Green. …

Recycling – a load of hot air?
Monday, 19 May, 2014 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Recycling – a load of hot air?
Recycling – a load of hot air?

Every year we go to a favourite holiday destination.
It’s a tiny apartment on the seafront with a spectacular view.
It’s our chance to unplug, unwind and relax.

Is anaerobic digestion the answer to renewable energy?
Tuesday, 13 May, 2014 – 4:06 | Comments Off on Is anaerobic digestion the answer to renewable energy?
Is anaerobic digestion the answer to renewable energy?

I’m a great believer that one man’s trash is another’s treasure, especially in our current state of depleted resources where we need to preserve as much as we can.
I’m an avid user of Freecycle; where …

Are you sitting on a goldmine?
Sunday, 11 May, 2014 – 6:42 | Comments Off on Are you sitting on a goldmine?
Are you sitting on a goldmine?

I’m back on the recycling bandwagon again.
Recently I was concerned about recycling WEEE; in particular laptops and computers that hold confidential information.

How to save money and reduce your carbon footprint
Friday, 9 May, 2014 – 4:34 | Comments Off on How to save money and reduce your carbon footprint
How to save money and reduce your carbon footprint

I don’t know about you, but when the weather starts to get better, it gets me thinking about home improvements.
I’m not talking about spring cleans, painting and decorating, but making our home more energy efficient.

1 simple way to reduce toxic cleaning products
Saturday, 5 Apr, 2014 – 9:39 | Comments Off on 1 simple way to reduce toxic cleaning products
1 simple way to reduce toxic cleaning products

I have a cleaning product at home that I love so much it *almost* makes cleaning a pleasure!
Sounds too good to be true, right?

Recycling and reusing old furniture
Tuesday, 18 Mar, 2014 – 15:39 | One Comment
Recycling and reusing old furniture

In which I invite you to have a nose around my lounge here at Chez Green…

Home made recipes for cleaning the bathroom
Sunday, 16 Feb, 2014 – 8:50 | Comments Off on Home made recipes for cleaning the bathroom
Home made recipes for cleaning the bathroom

You’ve discovered how to shine you sink and keep work surfaces free from germs.
You’ve also learned how to make your own laundry products and how to unblock drains without toxic chemicals!
Today we’re going to the …

Plan Your Next Event with Eco-Friendly Invitations
Monday, 20 Jan, 2014 – 10:15 | One Comment
Plan Your Next Event with Eco-Friendly Invitations

Sending out invites can contribute to a high carbon footprint. Check out these four eco friendly ideas.