Reduce, reuse, recycle

10 Upcycling Ideas to Transform Your Garden

upcycling in the garden

  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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5 Ways to Make Printing at Home as Eco Friendly as Possible

how to print more eco friendly

  How’s your lockdown going? One of the things that’s been highlighted for me is the importance of all the resources I have. As I’ve been ‘into an eco friendly lifestyle’ for many years, that shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, but even I am seeing the value in so many more things. Take…

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5 Sustainable Gift Ideas

sustainable gift ideas

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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Simple ways to make your kitchen more eco friendly

how to have an eco friendly kitchen

  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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5 tips for implementing a recycling strategy at work

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With the plastic carrier bag tax in full swing here in England, I’ve been thinking about recycling recently. We do what we can at home to recycle as much as we can, and I’m fortunate that I work from home too. So I can be pretty much in control of what goes into my bin.

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