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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…

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.

Small Footprints zero waste challenge!
Wednesday, 6 Mar, 2013 – 15:16 | Comments Off
Small Footprints zero waste challenge!

One of my favourite challenges this week; it’s time to slim our bin!

Are the Co-operative helping protect the environment?
Saturday, 15 Sep, 2012 – 9:03 | 2 Comments
Are the Co-operative helping protect the environment?

One supermarket brand has me putting pen to paper…

How to store food without using plastic clingfilm
Tuesday, 17 Jul, 2012 – 8:09 | 4 Comments
How to store food without using plastic clingfilm

Still using disposable, plastic clingfilm at home? Here are four eco-friendly alternatives…

Could you live without buying plastic for a week?
Thursday, 14 Jun, 2012 – 16:28 | 5 Comments
Could you live without buying plastic for a week?

This week challenge has us refusing to buy plastic. Although I have minimal landfill, I don’t think this is a challenge I could rise to this week…

How to have an eco friendly barbecue
Wednesday, 2 May, 2012 – 9:15 | One Comment
How to have an eco friendly barbecue

Did you know that many barbecue briquettes release toxins into the air and onto your food? Discover our tips for an eco friendly barbecue…

Reuse BEFORE recycling!
Tuesday, 14 Feb, 2012 – 4:17 | 3 Comments
Reuse BEFORE recycling!

Many of us are great at recycling, but what about reuse and repurposing? Today I’m sharing three areas of my home I’m decluttering and how I’m using the 3Rs for best effect. I’d love to hear what you have repurposed recently!

What *really* happens when you recycle your mobile phone?
Monday, 2 Jan, 2012 – 4:39 | One Comment
What *really* happens when you recycle your mobile phone?

Have you ever sent off a mobile phone for recycling, received your money and then wondered what happens? Mrs Green investigates the truth behind mobile phone recycling…

How to have a ‘green’ Christmas tree
Saturday, 19 Nov, 2011 – 4:48 | 7 Comments
How to have a ‘green’ Christmas tree

A story about a greener kind of Christmas Tree