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How to turn your poo green!
Thursday, 1 Mar, 2012 – 4:41 | 3 Comments
How to turn your poo green!

I’ve often fancied a compost toilet as I feel a bit guilty flushing litres of perfectly decent water away when there are shortages across the world.
And then I’ve thought about what we actually flush away; …

The mobile phone that travels more than you do
Sunday, 19 Feb, 2012 – 14:26 | Comments Off on The mobile phone that travels more than you do
The mobile phone that travels more than you do

At the beginning of the year I recycled my mobile phone with O2 for charity. It’s since travelled 3000 miles and here’s its story.

Two tips – Successful recycling at home
Thursday, 16 Feb, 2012 – 2:09 | 3 Comments
Two tips – Successful recycling at home

My top tips for successful recycling at home …

How to reduce food waste to zero!
Monday, 28 Nov, 2011 – 4:44 | 6 Comments
How to reduce food waste to zero!

Mrs Green shares her top tips for reducing food waste and saving you money!

Cut your carbon footprint : UK’s first kitchen scrappage scheme
Wednesday, 26 Oct, 2011 – 15:20 | 4 Comments
Cut your carbon footprint : UK’s first kitchen scrappage scheme

Want £1560 of new A rated, energy efficient appliances for free? Find out how with the UK’s first kitchen scrappage scheme

Sounds like a load of old junk to me!
Thursday, 13 Oct, 2011 – 10:27 | 2 Comments
Sounds like a load of old junk to me!

How much fun can you have with a bit of pipe and a kazoo? Read on to find out!

Happiness month day 23 – taking small actions
Tuesday, 23 Aug, 2011 – 4:07 | 9 Comments
Happiness month day 23 – taking small actions

I’ve calculated how many trees you can save by swapping toilet paper for wee cloths – are you ready to put aside your ‘gross’ thoughts and give it a go?

Use it up! and change the world
Friday, 5 Aug, 2011 – 7:52 | 6 Comments
Use it up! and change the world

Save yourself some money, try new foods, help the environment and change the world with one simple step!

Disposable kitchen towel – can you give it up?
Thursday, 28 Jul, 2011 – 14:55 | 19 Comments
Disposable kitchen towel – can you give it up?

This week we’ve been challenged to give up disposable kitchen towel for a week, as I already do this I’ve decided to ‘up the ante’ and you won’t believe what I have in store!

Shopping without plastic waste
Saturday, 16 Jul, 2011 – 6:26 | 9 Comments
Shopping without plastic waste

Can you shop for a week without producing plastic waste? We give it a try and share our results here