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How a holey tea towel took me outside my comfort zone. But helped me save the planet
Tuesday, 4 Nov, 2014 – 8:19 | One Comment
How a holey tea towel took me outside my comfort zone. But helped me save the planet

Oh my, Small Footprints knows how to keep us accountable.
This week’s Change the World Wednesday challenge was no walk in the park.

Top 10 reasons I haven’t bought an electric car (yet)
Friday, 31 Oct, 2014 – 10:18 | Comments Off
Top 10 reasons I haven’t bought an electric car (yet)

An electric car should be a no-brainer for a green household. But here are ten reasons why I won’t be buying one soon.

How being a dimwit can save you money
Wednesday, 15 Oct, 2014 – 19:55 | Comments Off
How being a dimwit can save you money

Small Footprints has a great “Change the World Wednesday” challenge for us this week.
It’s one of those challenges that makes you realise living more sustainably can take just a few minutes, cost you nothing and …

You’re trashing 99% of the stuff you buy – This one question will help you stop
Monday, 13 Oct, 2014 – 17:02 | One Comment
You’re trashing 99% of the stuff you buy – This one question will help you stop

I’m thrilled to be back on the ‘Change the World Wednesday’ bandwagon.
I haven’t taken part publicly for ages and although I’ve read and followed every week I just haven’t had time to blog about my …

7 ways to make tap water more palatable
Monday, 18 Aug, 2014 – 7:12 | Comments Off
7 ways to make tap water more palatable

One of my Facebook followers shared an interesting dilemma.
She said “I have a very sensitive taste palette and cannot stand tap water, filtered water or most bottled water.

Are hybrid cars the car of the future?
Wednesday, 9 Jul, 2014 – 8:44 | One Comment
Are hybrid cars the car of the future?

Little Miss Green has a new passion.
She’s moved on from farm animals, paper dolls and My Little Pony into something more grown up.

Decluttering at Chez Green
Thursday, 15 May, 2014 – 8:32 | Comments Off
Decluttering at Chez Green

I don’t know about you, but I can really feel spring in the air.
When the weather’s like this, not only do I want to spring clean but I cant wait to get the family onĀ  …

Mrs Green’s WEEE recycling dilema
Thursday, 8 May, 2014 – 4:42 | Comments Off
Mrs Green’s  WEEE recycling dilema

I’ve been eagerly following the seven month campaign from the Guardian, called “Live Better”
Each month, they focus on a different area of sustainability.

Necker Island – @richardbranson experiment in sustainable living
Thursday, 1 May, 2014 – 19:30 | Comments Off
Necker Island – @richardbranson experiment in sustainable living

I’m not much of a holiday person, being a girl who loves her countryside home.
In fact, I regularly joke that people PAY MONEY to come and stay in the very area I live!

Two outfits; one week for #sixitemschallenge
Wednesday, 5 Mar, 2014 – 17:40 | One Comment
Two outfits; one week for #sixitemschallenge

Could you wear two outfits for a week or even six items of clothing for 40 days?