5 simple things to grow and eat
Gardening is a great self sufficient activity. Unfortunately many people are put off through either lack of space, time or information. Nothing beats eating home grown produce – it tastes like nothing you can ever buy, it’s packed full of nutrition when eaten fresh, it’s cheap and you can grow organically, so you know exactly…Read More
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.…Read More
Is Indecision Costing Your Eco Focus?
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…Read More
The Green Guide To Decluttering
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…Read More
How To Get Started With Upcycling
Upcycling is the process of taking old items such as furniture and sprucing it up to make it look new again. There are many benefits to doing this, including the fact that it’s fun, allows you to create unique items, and it’s good for the environment – with more items being upcycled that means…Read More
Top 4 Simple Ways To Create A Greener Home
An eco-friendly home does not only contribute to the health of the planet; it can also save you a lot of money in the long run. Here are the top four simple ways to create a greener home. Use water judiciously A complete eco-friendly culture involves taking a holistic approach, including being serious about…Read More
The Green’s New Year’s Eco Resolutions
Around this time each year, I start thinking about my new year’s resolutions. Unlike most people, they tend not to focus around going to the gym, giving up vices or changing my eating habits. I like to think about all the things I can do to make life more sustainable. I’ve been doing this…Read More
How To Be More Eco-Conscious In Your Home
The recent pandemic has bought home to us how we are all connected with nature. During the first lockdown, we read stories of pollution reducing, air clearing and of the environment looking better. It inspired many people to want to make positive changes. Here are some tips on how you can be more eco-conscious…Read More
Carbon Offsetting – is it Greenwashing or an Important Answer to Reducing Climate Change?
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…Read More
How to Clean your Home the Eco Friendly Way – and Why you Should!
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…Read More