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A more sustainable, ethical choice: Brita cartridges are fully recyclable.

By Mrs Green | January 25, 2008

For those who use jug filters for their drinking water but have the ‘is it ethical, sustainable and green to throw away all those cartridges?’ demons tormenting you, there is some good news! Brita ones are fully recyclable. All parts of the filter cartridges can be completely reprocessed and the materials can be recycled.

Village bakery launches eco friendly and sustainable packaging

By Mrs Green | January 24, 2008

Congratulations to the Village bakery http://www.village-bakery.com for their eco awareness and ethical approach to business! Not only do they bake with renewable energy in the old fashioned way (wood ovens), but they have now launched compostable bags for some of their breads. Their Honey and Sunflower Bread, Spelt Bread, Organic Rye, Organic Rye with Coriander…

Ethical fashion from Asda?

By Mrs Green | January 23, 2008

Last year, Asda were questioned by anti-poverty campaigners over their school uniforms. The high street chain were selling a complete uniform, including shoes for less than £10. Asda claimed they were ‘ethically sourced’ but according to War on Want (http://www.waronwant.org/), Bangladeshi garment workers, who supply Asda clothing were working 80 hours a week with enforced…

Full Moon in Leo today!

By Mrs Green | January 22, 2008

Once upon a time, before clocks were invented, we used a huge, natural and beautiful clock in the sky. The earth was the centre of the clock and the sun, moon and planets were like the hands of the clock. Each of the zodiac signs represented the numbers one to twelve. By following the rhythms…

It’s Farmhouse Breakfast Week – Time to give yourself a natural boost in the mornings

By Mrs Green | January 21, 2008

I confess that I have quite old fashioned views when it comes to breakfast. I really do see it as the most important meal of the day. After we have been sleeping for eight hours, we need a natural, healthy boost to wake up our body and balance our blood sugar. We don’t have to…

A natural homemade recipe for cough syrup using thyme, garlic, honey and sage.

By Mrs Green | January 19, 2008

Mother Nature bestows so many gifts upon us, providing all we could ever need for a long and healthy life; foods to nourish us, flowers, herbs and essential oils to restore harmony to the body-mind for example. Modern life has drawn us away from the healing skills of our ancestors and many of us have…

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A natural homemade recipe for cough syrup using thyme, garlic, honey and sage.

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