Posts Tagged ‘recycle’

ETSY reaches the UK, courtesy of Folksy!

If you love Etsy and have an eco friendly conscience, then you’ll LOVE Folksy! Folksy is a service that supports crafters and designers and it’s based here in the UK. That means we can all reduce our carbon footprint by not getting things air freighted from the US. Huge Green karma points!

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Tampon alert week June 2 – 8 2008

This week is tampon alert week, with the rather in yer face theme from Tampon Alert of “Please tell her – tampons can kill.” Tampon Alert was set up by family and friends of Alice Kilvert, who died from tampon-related Toxic Shock Syndrome at the age of 15. Toxic Shock syndrome can be quick and…

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WRAP Recycle week – 2nd June 2008

This week is WRAP’s Recycle Week. In it’s fifth year, the aim is to promote awareness of recycling and inspire the public to recycle more. It’s supported by the national recycling campaigns in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, together with a growing number of local authorities. This year’s theme is ‘Just one more thing we…

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My cut the crap Saturday

I deserve a medal, I really do. Even though I say so myself. I’ve been gradually building up to explosion point regarding Little Miss Green’s bedroom. I do have the take that it’s her room and she can basically do as she wishes in there, but when I can no longer get to the airing…

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Instant manifestation and saving rubbish from the landfill

Yesterday afternoon Little Miss Green came to see me with a grin so huge I felt her cheeks would burst. Her eyes were sparkling and she just couldn’t control her absolute joy as it seeped out of her body. I had no idea what was going on, but was beckoned downstairs with a great flourish…

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Mr Green says ditch the plastic bag!

Today, after telling Mr Green about some of the devastating effects on our marine life caused by plastic waste, he made a pledge. We were on our way to the shop at the time and he said ‘That’s it. We have to refuse carrier bags from now on. And if we don’t have something with…

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Teaching children about the environment – five tips

Little Miss Green asked me what global warming was yesterday. It was something she heard me mention in a conversation with somebody else. She knows that Mother Nature doesn’t like us to cut down trees unnecessarily, leave rubbish lying around, or put too many things in the landfill, but I guess she didn’t actually know…

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