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ETSY reaches the UK, courtesy of Folksy!
Thursday, 24 Jul, 2008 – 7:23 | 6 Comments
ETSY reaches the UK, courtesy of Folksy!

If you love Etsy and have an eco friendly conscience, then you’ll LOVE Folksy!
Folksy is a service that supports crafters and designers and it’s based here in the UK. That means we can all reduce …

Tampon alert week June 2 – 8 2008
Tuesday, 3 Jun, 2008 – 1:49 | 3 Comments
Tampon alert week June 2 – 8 2008

This week is tampon alert week, with the rather in yer face theme from Tampon Alert of “Please tell her – tampons can kill.” Tampon Alert was set up by family and friends of …

WRAP Recycle week – 2nd June 2008
Sunday, 1 Jun, 2008 – 1:37 | 6 Comments
WRAP Recycle week – 2nd June 2008

This week is WRAP’s Recycle Week. In it’s fifth year, the aim is to promote awareness of recycling and inspire the public to recycle more.
It’s supported by the national recycling campaigns in Scotland, …

My cut the crap Saturday
Saturday, 17 May, 2008 – 12:19 | 3 Comments
My cut the crap Saturday

I deserve a medal, I really do. Even though I say so myself. I’ve been gradually building up to explosion point regarding Little Miss Green’s bedroom.
I do have the take that it’s her room and …

Help the children of zimbabwe by sending homeschool supplies
Thursday, 15 May, 2008 – 9:35 | One Comment
Help the children of zimbabwe by sending homeschool supplies

Earlier I was writing up a post about our day when I received a call from a friend. I spent half an hour learning  about the needs of home educating families in Zimbabwe.
While our children …

Instant manifestation and saving rubbish from the landfill
Tuesday, 6 May, 2008 – 6:08 | Comments Off on Instant manifestation and saving rubbish from the landfill
Instant manifestation and saving rubbish from the landfill

Yesterday afternoon Little Miss Green came to see me with a grin so huge I felt her cheeks would burst. Her eyes were sparkling and she just couldn’t control her absolute joy as it seeped …

Update on Chile Chew’s Cut the crap challenge
Monday, 5 May, 2008 – 2:27 | 2 Comments
Update on Chile Chew’s Cut the crap challenge

I laughed my way through an amazing thread this week, over at MSE about unusual things people had sold on eBay. It bought true meaning to ‘one mans trash is another’s treasure’.

Compost Awareness Week Sunday 4th to Saturday 10th May
Friday, 2 May, 2008 – 1:50 | Comments Off on Compost Awareness Week Sunday 4th to Saturday 10th May
Compost Awareness Week Sunday 4th to Saturday 10th May

Compost awareness week, in association with WRAP and The Composing Association runs from Sunday 4th to Saturday 10th May. This is one of the first steps to self sufficiency and something I am particularly passionate …

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 …

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, …