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Feeling my fear about art – and drawing it anyway

By Mrs Green | October 3, 2020

  Recently I’ve been taking a good look at my thoughts and how they impact my life (clue: a LOT!) According to science we each have around 60,000 thoughts each day, but it seems we only have about a dozen different ones. In other words we loop endless dross around our grey matter every second…

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Carbon Offsetting – is it Greenwashing or an Important Answer to Reducing Climate Change?

By Mrs Green | September 16, 2020

  I was contacted by a recently launched carbon offsetting company called Climate Wise. Climate Wise has been founded to give passionate individuals the power to offset their own carbon impact by funding projects that are helping to reduce and reverse climate change. Now I admit I’ve been a bit cynical about carbon offsetting, as…

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Go Green With Your Beauty Routine

By Mrs Green | September 8, 2020

  With the buzz words of the moment being green, sustainable and eco-friendly, these concepts have permeated across every aspect of our lives. From our smarter and greener homes to our more environmentally friendly cars with their electric engines rather than fume emitting exhausts, our way of living is moving towards something more sustainable. As…

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How to Shop More Sustainably with Beagle Button

By Mrs Green | September 3, 2020

  Little Green Blog was originally set up to help people live more sustainably, by sharing solutions that meet your needs when making purchasing decisions. The site was aimed at helping you live as ethically as possible, no matter what your areas of concern are. Nobody can do everything, but each of us can do…

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How to Clean your Home the Eco Friendly Way – and Why you Should!

By Mrs Green | July 28, 2020

  Take a look at your household cleaning products – how many have you got? If you’re anything like the average household, you’ll have products to clean the floor, one to clean the bathtub, another for the kitchen sink, specialized ones for countertops, formulas for glass, different ones for polishing wooden furniture, and yet more…

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10 Upcycling Ideas to Transform Your Garden

By Mrs Green | July 16, 2020

  If you really want to add a unique flair to your garden, try decorating it yourself with repurposed household items. You can also find many practical uses for recycled material such as old piping and wood pallets. If you want to freshen up your patio. You could also try refurbishing old furniture. Upcycling is…

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4 Ways You Could Make Pet Ownership More Sustainable

By Mrs Green | July 8, 2020

If you’re passionate about leading an ethical and sustainable life, there’s a good chance that animals are a big part of that decision. You care about the devastating impact that we have had on the other species with which we share our planet. In order to feed ourselves, we have created an enormous animal agriculture…

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How to Support your Immune System, now Lockdown is Over

By Mrs Green | July 6, 2020

  Lockdown is easing, after many months of uncertainty and fear. While it’s great for our mental health to be able to have the freedom to catch up with friends, it’s still wise to take precautions around our physical health. Covid-19 is a novel virus, which means, we don’t actually know what will happen once…

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Five Sustainable Construction Trends Changing the Way We Build

By Mrs Green | July 6, 2020

  We need homes and buildings for our comfort and safety but not if they contribute to harming the environment. Fortunately, the construction industry is aware of its obligations to become more sustainable and is embracing new technologies and building methods that can help. Each contributes to lowering the environmental cost of both building and…

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6 Ways To Shop More Sustainably

By Mrs Green | June 26, 2020

  Thinking about adopting an environmentally friendly life can feel overwhelming. It seems there is so much to do, which takes time, effort and money. Then there’s conflicting advice – what are the most important things that make the real differences? And what about greenwashing – how do you avoid it? The truth is, the…

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