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5 Sustainable Gift Ideas

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We all have a friend or family member who can’t bear to be inside and at every opportunity is itching to get outdoors! I find these people really fun to buy for when it’s their Birthday because most of the nature lovers I know, automatically appreciate a more sustainable gift that doesn’t use unnecessary or…

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With These Three Easy ideas

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  There are many things we can all do to become more eco-friendly. It’s becoming easier thanks to pressure on manufacturers, awareness through the internet and movements such as Climate Strike. Cutting down on your carbon footprint will help you to be more environmentally conscious, as in some cases can save money too – when…

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Simple ways to make your kitchen more eco friendly

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  I have to admit, I have a bit of kitchen envy at the moment! We have new neighbours and they’ve gutted and renovated their home. It’s made me realise just how much I’ve been putting up with – especially in our kitchen area. Think 1980’s! Contemporary designer kitchens are known for their sleek, stylish,…

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The Worldwide E-Waste Problem

worldwide ewaste problem

  You may have heard of the term ‘e-waste’ before, but you may be unsure of what it means and whether it applies to you. E-waste is simply any electronic waste, from laptops and televisions to refrigerators and smartphones. And, it is something that everyone needs to be concerned about. The problem with electronic waste…

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Eight Sustainable stocking filler ideas

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  Even though my daughter is grown up, she hasn’t outgrown the idea of having a Christmas stocking filled with treats! I’ve done my best over the years to indulge her and each year look for more sustainable options. As many cheap stocking fillers come with untold harm to the environment. Here are some sustainable…

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Really Common Gardening Mistakes That Can Be Fixed

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  Many amateur gardeners exist and while some are naturals, others have to learn to develop a green thumb.  Here are some of the most common gardening mistakes and how to avoid them. Improper Watering Technique Many garden owners water at the wrong time of day. For instance, if you water during the heat of…

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Converting your abandoned garage into a cherished family space

converting a garage in your home

  It’s extremely crucial that every house has a communal family space, most likely this will be the living room, but this can prove problematic for homes with limited space. For people reading this that are feeling the urge for an additional area in your home, why not convert your garage? Your home is ultimately…

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The Most Beneficial Ways To Plant A Garden

  Planting a garden is something a lot of homeowners consider in their lifetime. It’s the perfect way to craft your own little slice of green paradise out there, and lead the climate change fight from the comfort of your own home! But if you’ve not got any gardening experience, the whole prospect can feel…

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Green Your Garden: Making Your Backyard A More Eco-Friendly Place

Green Your Garden: Making Your Backyard A More Eco-Friendly Place

Just because your garden is full of plants does not mean that its eco-friendly. Here’s how to create a garden space that lives in harmony with the greater ecosystem around it: No more toxic chemicals.  Sadly, many gardeners rely on toxic chemicals, and these can cause problems not only for you and your family. Chemicals…

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How To Create A Child-Friendly Garden

creating a child friendly garden

  Making the garden a child-friendly space is a huge priority for parents, especially during the summer months. After all, no child should be stuck inside during the best time of the year. Gardens are synonymous with exploring and adventure, making them perfect places to burn off energy. However, an outdoor space can also be…

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