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Green Alternatives to Everyday Items

By Mrs Green | July 5, 2021

  The world is gradually moving towards a greener future. Renewable and clean energy is becoming more prominent. The public is more aware than ever of the destruction being caused by unsustainable practices. Because of this, there is a willingness to improve habits by shifting to a greener way of life. And this is being…

How to Turn an Outdoor Abomination Into a Beautiful Garden

By Mrs Green | June 28, 2021

  When I moved out of my last home, the garden resembled more of  a forest and the weeds were taller than me! I liked to think I was doing my bit for nature by leaving lots of natural habitat for beneficial insects. But when my daughter came along, I suddenly realised we needed a…

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Here’s What Not To Do When Starting Your Garden

By Mrs Green | June 23, 2021

  Gardening can be a wonderfully rewarding past time. You can create your own little piece of paradise to relax in and if you’re growing food, you will also have the opportunity to be a little bit self-sufficient too. However, there are some mistakes you’ll want to avoid, to give yourself the best results: #1:…

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An easy way to declutter without contributing to landfill

By Mrs Green | June 22, 2021

  This week I came across a system I’d never come across before, that makes it super easy to get rid of unwanted items from your home; WITHOUT contributing to the guilt of putting things in landfill. Decluttering is relatively ok for me, as we live in a rural area with space to store stuff.…

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Is it Sustainable? Three things to consider when investing your money

By Mrs Green | June 18, 2021

  When you think of sustainable living, what comes to mind? Switching off the lights when you leave the room? Using public transport, a bike or walking? Buying organic food? All of these are brilliant ways to reduce your carbon footprint, but have you ever thought about the impact of where you invest your money?…

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Growing Vegetables Inside: How To Use Lighting To Increase Your Yield

By Mrs Green | June 7, 2021

  Some people have the luxury of a big garden or an allotment where they can grow all of their own fresh produce. But not everybody has access to a large outdoor space, so does that mean you can’t grow your own vegetables? Although many people assume you need a large garden, you can actually…

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5 Simple Ways to Promote Sustainable Living

By Mrs Green | May 18, 2021

  If you’d like to influence others to live more sustainably, such as your family or coworkers, there are few simple things you can try. You can come up with fun ways to introduce recycling or upcycling, or even start small initiatives at work. It’s important to lead by example and show that it’s easier…

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4 Tips For Living An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle in an Older Home

By Mrs Green | May 13, 2021

  Our home is nearly 100 years old and older houses aren’t always the easiest to keep green. For example, stone walls might not have a cavity for insulation, old sash windows can be draughty and slate floors aren’t the ideal flooring for installing underfloor heating! However, there are some ways to keep older homes…

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5 Awesome Advantages of Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials

By Mrs Green | May 13, 2021

  Whether you’re sending a parcel to a loved one or operating a large-scale eCommerce enterprise, the right packaging can make all the difference to the recipient as well as the environment. Using eco-friendly packaging is a great way to guarantee that you’re not causing harm to the planet by making deliveries. But how does…

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15% off Organic, Natural and Sustainable Products at Planet Organic

By Mrs Green | May 3, 2021

  I ran a workshop last week about stress and anxiety. We were discussing some of the random things that caused us to tip into overwhelm and I laughingly said it was things like walking down the cleaning aisle of the supermarket and not knowing which product to buy. It wasn’t just about scent or…

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