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5 new year resolutions for a more sustainable life
Monday, 7 Jan, 2013 – 14:14 | One Comment
5 new year resolutions for a more sustainable life

Our guest writer today shares his top 5 resolution for a more sustainable lifestyle

Eco friendly party bags
Wednesday, 28 Nov, 2012 – 9:03 | One Comment
Eco friendly party bags

Fed up of plastic tat in your kid’s party bags? Here are our green and eco friendly alternatives!

Six simple ways to save water [infographic]
Friday, 5 Oct, 2012 – 4:11 | One Comment
Six simple ways to save water [infographic]

Check out (and print out!) this fantastic infographic, reminding us how simple it is to save water every day in order to reduce our carbon footprint.

A simple step towards a greener future
Monday, 6 Aug, 2012 – 4:11 | 2 Comments
A simple step towards a greener future

“Where did it all start?” A question frequently asked us by journalists; here’s the answer and it’s such a tiny step, you could take it too…

Doing a waste audit with Small Footprints
Monday, 23 Jul, 2012 – 7:14 | One Comment
Doing a waste audit with Small Footprints

This week’s change the world Wednesday challenge isn’t quite what I’d expected to be doing!

Are you ready to give up disposable paper products?
Tuesday, 10 Jul, 2012 – 8:35 | 6 Comments
Are you ready to give up disposable paper products?

This week we’re being challenged to give up disposable paper products. Are you ready to take the challenge?

Packing a zero waste lunch!
Friday, 25 May, 2012 – 6:20 | 4 Comments
Packing a zero waste lunch!

This week’s Change the World Wednesday challenge has us rethinking the amount of waste we create at lunchtime. I’m sharing my tips for creating a zero waste lunchbox.

Declutter, spare the landfill and make some cash
Tuesday, 8 May, 2012 – 4:26 | 4 Comments
Declutter, spare the landfill and make some cash

Do you feel the urge to declutter? I do, but I’m lacking in motivation. Fortunately I’ve found something that might just get me energised to declutter without adding to landfill!

Could you give up clothes for good?
Thursday, 19 Apr, 2012 – 14:19 | One Comment
Could you give up clothes for good?

Could you give up clothes for good?

Mrs Green plans to save the world with crisps
Wednesday, 18 Apr, 2012 – 16:43 | One Comment
Mrs Green plans to save the world with crisps

This week I think I more or less failed to ‘Change the World’…