Posts by Mrs Green

A Local Effort: Being Greener in Your Community

group of people outdoors senjoying a concert

  It’s not just about what you do, but it’s about getting the message far and wide. Sustainable living has certainly become a very popular approach to life. And while you can have complete control over your life, by making sure you have a greener home and life, if you want to spread the message…

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How To Make Your Bathroom More Eco Friendly

eco friendly bathroom

  When you think about making your home more eco friendly, most people start in the kitchen with reducing food waste, buying more organic or fair trade products and choosing energy efficient appliances wisely. In living areas you might consider low VOC paint, upcycle furniture and choose natural flooring. But have you ever thought about…

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Self-Care 101: How to Stay Fit and Healthy When Working From Home

keeping healthy while working from home

  Working from home has a lot of benefits such as no commute and no longer having to deal with triggering colleagues! However, working from home can have its downsides too, particularly when it comes to your health. The plenty of snacks in the kitchen, the lack of social inspiration, and the temptation to work…

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7 Ways to Grow Food Without a Garden

7 ways to grow food without a garden

  As you know, I love a bit of ‘Grow your own’. It’s a fantastic way to save money, reduce air miles on the foods you eat and eat more healthily. But I have a confession… I’m not a natural gardener! And I admit to feeling a bit guilty, as I have a large garden.…

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7 Ways To Welcome More Calm Into Your Life

reading to calm the mind

  It’s safe to say that life tends to be a little stressful at the moment. No matter what any of us try to do, it’s so easy to think that we can relax and switch off, but it’s really hard when things are out of our control. Maybe you are feeling really anxious (research…

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Changes to Make That Will Quickly Get You Spending More Time Outside

getting outdoors in nature - three tips

  A few decades ago, many people might spend the vast majority of their time outdoors, both for work and recreation. Since then, societies around the world have become more industrialised, and as our technologies have become more sophisticated, that previous norm has well and truly become a thing of the past. Today, many people…

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Is Indecision Costing Your Eco Focus?

how to choose eco products

  We’re blessed to live in an age where, for many, eco focuses are a pressing priority. Millennials, especially are waving the flag for our planet, with many changing their habits and, more specifically, their shopping habits, with sustainability in mind. In fact, many millennials report that they’d be willing to pay more for products…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Switch To Solar Energy

  We each hold a personal responsibility to take care of the planet. Whether this means you recycle your waste or reduce your carbon footprint by cycling to work, we all have a role to play if we want to protect the planet for future generations. One way in which you can contribute positively to…

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The Green Guide To Decluttering

decluttering in a sustainable way

  Many of us are guilty of buying too much and collecting stuff we rarely use. If you’re planning to get rid of clutter, or it has been years since you last had a clear-out, here’s your green guide to decluttering. Deciding what you want to keep and embracing upcycling The first step of decluttering…

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Why you Should Use Plastic Free, Natural Menstrual Products

natural organic menstrual products

Around 17 years ago, I switched to washable sanitary towels. And I haven’t looked back. I’ve found them far more comfortable than the disposable kind, they save me money and they are better for the environment. Let’s take a closer look at some of the issues with conventional products and find out what we can…

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