Posts by Mrs Green

Green Alternatives to Everyday Items

green alternatives

  The world is gradually moving towards a greener future. Renewable and clean energy is becoming more prominent. The public is more aware than ever of the destruction being caused by unsustainable practices. Because of this, there is a willingness to improve habits by shifting to a greener way of life. And this is being…

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How to Turn an Outdoor Abomination Into a Beautiful Garden

  When I moved out of my last home, the garden resembled more of  a forest and the weeds were taller than me! I liked to think I was doing my bit for nature by leaving lots of natural habitat for beneficial insects. But when my daughter came along, I suddenly realised we needed a…

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Here’s What Not To Do When Starting Your Garden

simple gardening tips

  Gardening can be a wonderfully rewarding past time. You can create your own little piece of paradise to relax in and if you’re growing food, you will also have the opportunity to be a little bit self-sufficient too. However, there are some mistakes you’ll want to avoid, to give yourself the best results: #1:…

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An easy way to declutter without contributing to landfill

lovejunk decluttering

  This week I came across a system I’d never come across before, that makes it super easy to get rid of unwanted items from your home; WITHOUT contributing to the guilt of putting things in landfill. Decluttering is relatively ok for me, as we live in a rural area with space to store stuff.…

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5 Simple Ways to Promote Sustainable Living

simple ways to sustainable living

  If you’d like to influence others to live more sustainably, such as your family or coworkers, there are few simple things you can try. You can come up with fun ways to introduce recycling or upcycling, or even start small initiatives at work. It’s important to lead by example and show that it’s easier…

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4 Tips For Living An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle in an Older Home

thatched roof cottage

  Our home is nearly 100 years old and older houses aren’t always the easiest to keep green. For example, stone walls might not have a cavity for insulation, old sash windows can be draughty and slate floors aren’t the ideal flooring for installing underfloor heating! However, there are some ways to keep older homes…

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5 Awesome Advantages of Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials

eco friendly cardboard packaging

  Whether you’re sending a parcel to a loved one or operating a large-scale eCommerce enterprise, the right packaging can make all the difference to the recipient as well as the environment. Using eco-friendly packaging is a great way to guarantee that you’re not causing harm to the planet by making deliveries. But how does…

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