Posts Tagged ‘recycle’
Giving and getting stuff for free
Most people by now have heard of Freecycle. The Freecycle concept birthed by Deron Beal in 2003, is all about keeping things from landfill and protecting the environment while helping people out and saving money. If you have items in your home that you no longer want but say they aren’t worth much in terms…Read More
25% off a Trolley Dolly
Over at ZPM, you can treat yourself and the environment to 25% off a trolley dolly. Wondering what a Trolley Dolly is? It’s a stylish way to say no to plastic carrier bags forever!Read More
Reducing Your Garbage
I’m thrilled to be sharing a guest post today. It’s written by Nicholas, who is a 16 year old student from Canada. He is passionate about the environment and aims at becoming an environmental engineer when he is older. When he is not occupied with school, he enjoys playing sports, reading, and spending time with…Read More
With this ring, I thee devastate people’s lives and the environment
Having watched the film Blood Diamond, and thoroughly researched gold mining, high street jewellery is no longer an option for me. Fairly traded and ethically sourced jewellery is the only way for a natural girl with an eco conscience to go! The jewellery manufacturing business is one of the least sustainable businesses out there, so…Read More
Ethical stationary for grown ups
The children are back at school and how many of us STILL love new stationary and goodies for our desks even though our school days are a dim and distant memory? Well if you’re thinking of greening up your home office then I’ve been searching the net for some eco friendly and more sustainable items.Read More
Fill your pants – washable nappies and ethical goods
With one beautiful baby and a fabulous sense of humour intact, Laura found herself entering the world of cloth nappies. Now any cloth nappying mama will tell you that these things are addictive. Yep, poo gets really interesting and nappy stashes provide comfort and excitement, like sweets used to when we were kids.Read More
Oh nuts; Oh balls!
Nuts or balls Which one shall I go for? I’ve seen some of those eco wash balls on offer through a company called ‘Nature’s Wisdom’, and I’m wondering whether they are a magnificent creation, designed to save me water, electricity and detergent or whether they are a greenwashing hoax destined to relieve me of nothing…Read More
How to reduce paper waste and your paper footprint
We’ve all heard about carbon footprints, but have you heard of a paper footprint? One inspiring woman wants to show us all about our paper footprint with her travelling road show. Mandy Haggith from Scotland has gathered a pile of paper that represents the average person’s paper usage in a year.Read More
Recycle your rubbish and win some prizes!
Over on My Zero Waste, there is a great incentive to get you recycling more. If you’ve procrastinated about it for some time, know you could do more or are utterly confused by the whole ‘recycle’ theme of life, then now is the time for change! During the first week in September, you can be…Read More
Shopping neutral means going green!
According to eBay, Brits are among the savviest shoppers in Europe, second only to Germany. We’ve earned ourselves the title of those who ‘shop neutral’. To ‘shop neutral’ means that we offset our spending by reselling goods online. In particular, it refers to people who bought and sold on the site within a 10% margin…Read More