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10 Upcycling Ideas to Transform Your Garden

By Mrs Green | July 16, 2020

  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…

sustainable dog ownership

4 Ways You Could Make Pet Ownership More Sustainable

By Mrs Green | July 8, 2020

If you’re passionate about leading an ethical and sustainable life, there’s a good chance that animals are a big part of that decision. You care about the devastating impact that we have had on the other species with which we share our planet. In order to feed ourselves, we have created an enormous animal agriculture…

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How to Support your Immune System, now Lockdown is Over

By Mrs Green | July 6, 2020

  Lockdown is easing, after many months of uncertainty and fear. While it’s great for our mental health to be able to have the freedom to catch up with friends, it’s still wise to take precautions around our physical health. Covid-19 is a novel virus, which means, we don’t actually know what will happen once…

sustainable construction

Five Sustainable Construction Trends Changing the Way We Build

By Mrs Green | July 6, 2020

  We need homes and buildings for our comfort and safety but not if they contribute to harming the environment. Fortunately, the construction industry is aware of its obligations to become more sustainable and is embracing new technologies and building methods that can help. Each contributes to lowering the environmental cost of both building and…

sustainable shopping

6 Ways To Shop More Sustainably

By Mrs Green | June 26, 2020

  Thinking about adopting an environmentally friendly life can feel overwhelming. It seems there is so much to do, which takes time, effort and money. Then there’s conflicting advice – what are the most important things that make the real differences? And what about greenwashing – how do you avoid it? The truth is, the…

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Encouraging Yourself To Spend More Time In The Garden

By Mrs Green | June 23, 2020

  I don’t know about you, but during lockdown, I’ve definitely spent more time in the garden. It’s something I’ve been meaning to do for years, but somehow work gets in the way. I usually feel a bit bad about this. All the ‘shoulds’, ‘oughts’ and ‘musts’ pile up – I should be growing more…

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Encouraging Your Business To Be Greener!

By Mrs Green | June 17, 2020

  Going green is not only good for the environment but works well in your favour because research has shown both your customers and your staff are much happier supporting a green business. And with the recent lockdown, we can’t help but notice some of the amazing things that have been happening in the environment.…

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Making the Most of A Large Outdoor Space

By Mrs Green | June 16, 2020

  A home with a lot of outdoor space is a wonderful thing. And I’ve been increasingly grateful for our ‘war garden’, here at home. Our house was built in 1936 and it was the done thing back then to have a long garden to grow food. By having a large space, yes, it’s more…

4 types of sustainable flooring

How to Be More Sustainable Through Our Flooring Choices

By Mrs Green | June 10, 2020

With many of us now being more and more aware of our carbon footprint, we look for any way that we can to become more environmentally friendly in our lives. This includes our purchases and flooring is no exception. With many factors to consider when choosing a new floor, you might think that you don’t…

Three Tips For Staying Focused On Your Priorities

By Mrs Green | June 10, 2020

  It would be a pretty substantial understatement to say that at present, the world is in flux and that it’s hard to keep up. For anyone who wants to keep their head above water, it has become almost essential to devote more time to self-care; while it would be ill-advised to start ignoring the…

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The Green Guide To Decluttering

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Why you Should Use Plastic Free, Natural 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…

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