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An update on my rubbish challenge
Monday, 28 Apr, 2008 – 7:29 | 9 Comments
An update on my rubbish challenge

We’re nearing the end of April already. If you’ve followed previous posts, you’ll see that I signed up for a few challenges to keep me occupied. And have I learned alot about myself in this …

Mr Green says ditch the plastic bag!
Thursday, 24 Apr, 2008 – 8:18 | 2 Comments
Mr Green says ditch the plastic bag!

Today, after telling Mr Green about some of the devastating effects on our marine life caused by plastic waste, he made a pledge.
We were on our way to the shop at the time and he …

Potatoes – a solution to the food crisis?
Wednesday, 23 Apr, 2008 – 1:36 | 5 Comments
Potatoes – a solution to the food crisis?

I ate new potatoes on Christmas Day. Did I fall foul of consumerism at its best? Did I pay an outrageous price to have some new potatoes transported thousands of miles to reach me in …

Real nappies – better for the environment than disposables?
Tuesday, 22 Apr, 2008 – 1:14 | 6 Comments
Real nappies – better for the environment than disposables?

As we are celebrating Real Nappy Week, Downshifting Week and it’s Earth Day, I thought we’d talk about nappies. After all, it’s our children and Grandchildren we are taking action for.
The jury is still out …

Earth Day and Real Nappy Week
Monday, 21 Apr, 2008 – 9:18 | 3 Comments
Earth Day and Real Nappy Week

A short post from me today, as I’m spending some time with Little Miss Green doing all those things I have said ‘yes’ to over the past week, but not actually got around to doing. …

Teaching children about the environment – five tips
Wednesday, 16 Apr, 2008 – 2:32 | 11 Comments
Teaching children about the environment – five tips

Little Miss Green asked me what global warming was yesterday. It was something she heard me mention in a conversation with somebody else.
She knows that Mother Nature doesn’t like us to cut down trees unnecessarily, …

Natural Collection; Green and gorgeous since 1999, launch their Spring 2008 collection
Tuesday, 15 Apr, 2008 – 4:02 | Comments Off on Natural Collection; Green and gorgeous since 1999, launch their Spring 2008 collection
Natural Collection; Green and gorgeous since 1999, launch their Spring 2008 collection

Twice a year everyone at Natural Collection goes wild with anticipation as the culmination of months of hard work comes to fruition and a brand new collection is born. Celebrations are well justified now that …

Simplify your life with International downshifting Week – Saturday 19th to Friday 25th April 2008
Monday, 14 Apr, 2008 – 3:48 | 9 Comments
Simplify your life with International downshifting Week – Saturday 19th to Friday 25th April 2008

People across the globe are gearing up, or should that be gearing down, for International Downshifting Week. International Downshifting week takes place from Saturday 19th to Friday 25th April 2008 and it’s your chance to …

How to eat your 5 a day portions of fruit and vegetables
Tuesday, 1 Apr, 2008 – 8:56 | 6 Comments
How to eat your 5 a day portions of fruit and vegetables

I feel that one of the ‘greenest’ things we can do is take responsibility for our health. One of the most self sufficient things we can do is to empower ourselves with knowledge in order …

Win eco prizes in Life Goggle’s Great Green Giveaway competition
Monday, 31 Mar, 2008 – 16:06 | Comments Off on Win eco prizes in Life Goggle’s Great Green Giveaway competition
Win eco prizes in Life Goggle’s Great Green Giveaway competition

Blimey o-reilly. I was wondering what on earth to write about today when I learned my friends over on Life Goggles are running an amazing eco competition throughout April.