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Giving and getting stuff for free
Wednesday, 28 Apr, 2010 – 6:43 | Comments Off
Giving and getting stuff for free

Most people by now have heard of Freecycle.
The Freecycle concept birthed by Deron Beal in 2003, is all about keeping things from landfill and protecting the environment while helping people out and saving money.
If you …

25% off a Trolley Dolly
Monday, 23 Feb, 2009 – 17:21 | Comments Off
25% off a Trolley Dolly

Over at ZPM, you can treat yourself and the environment to 25% off a trolley dolly.
Wondering what a Trolley Dolly is? It’s a stylish way to say no to plastic carrier bags forever!

Reducing Your Garbage
Thursday, 30 Oct, 2008 – 2:03 | 4 Comments
Reducing Your Garbage

I’m thrilled to be sharing a guest post today. It’s written by Nicholas, who is a 16 year old student from Canada. ┬áHe is passionate about the environment and aims at becoming an environmental engineer …

With this ring, I thee devastate people’s lives and the environment
Tuesday, 23 Sep, 2008 – 0:54 | Comments Off
With this ring, I thee devastate people’s lives and the environment

Having watched the film Blood Diamond, and thoroughly researched gold mining, high street jewellery is no longer an option for me.
Fairly traded and ethically sourced jewellery is the only way for a natural girl with …

Ethical stationary for grown ups
Monday, 22 Sep, 2008 – 1:55 | 2 Comments
Ethical stationary for grown ups

The children are back at school and how many of us STILL love new stationary and goodies for our desks even though our school days are a dim and distant memory?
Well if you’re thinking of …

Fill your pants – washable nappies and ethical goods
Monday, 8 Sep, 2008 – 3:31 | Comments Off
Fill your pants – washable nappies and ethical goods

With one beautiful baby and a fabulous sense of humour intact, Laura found herself entering the world of cloth nappies.
Now any cloth nappying mama will tell you that these things are addictive. Yep, poo gets …

Oh nuts; Oh balls!
Tuesday, 2 Sep, 2008 – 12:14 | 6 Comments
Oh nuts; Oh balls!

Nuts or balls
Which one shall I go for?
I’ve seen some of those eco wash balls on offer through a company called ‘Nature’s Wisdom’, and I’m wondering whether they are a magnificent creation, designed to save …

How to reduce paper waste and your paper footprint
Thursday, 21 Aug, 2008 – 12:25 | 11 Comments
How to reduce paper waste and your paper footprint

We’ve all heard about carbon footprints, but have you heard of a paper footprint?
One inspiring woman wants to show us all about our paper footprint with her travelling road show.
Mandy Haggith from Scotland has gathered …

Recycle your rubbish and win some prizes!
Sunday, 10 Aug, 2008 – 4:14 | Comments Off
Recycle your rubbish and win some prizes!

Over on My Zero Waste, there is a great incentive to get you recycling more. If you’ve procrastinated about it for some time, know you could do more or are utterly confused by the whole …

Shopping neutral means going green!
Friday, 25 Jul, 2008 – 5:46 | Comments Off
Shopping neutral means going green!

According to eBay, Brits are among the savviest shoppers in Europe, second only to Germany. We’ve earned ourselves the title of those who ‘shop neutral’.
To ‘shop neutral’ means that we offset our spending by reselling …