• Eco Friendly Gardening
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    Dig Into Gardening in 2022

    We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the sunshine keeps making an appearance!  If you’re anything like us you’ll be absolutely itching to get out into the garden and enjoy the brighter weather. We love gardening! It brings colour into any space, gives you a tactile hobby that gets you away from a screen and gets you into the great outdoors. If this is the year that you’ve decided to discover your green thumb we’ve got some tips to help you make the most of your gardening, your time and of course how to get started in an eco-friendly way.  Plant what you’ll enjoy The first step is the “boring” one, the…

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    Cut Down On Food Waste To Save Money And The Planet

    There’s a lot of focus in the news about how our diets are impacting the planet. We’ve all heard that there’s too much plastic in food storage, that we need to reduce our meat intake and that we should all be eating as seasonally as we can. These are all very important to consider, but one thing that needs to be highlighted even more is the amount of food waste we produce in the UK. In the UK, 6.7 million tonnes of food is wasted per year which totals to costs of £10.2 billion a year. This represents costs of £250-£400 per household per year. On the one hand we don’t know…

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    3 Ways To Save Energy At Home

    How much was your latest energy bill? At the end of winter it’s entirely possible that your energy bill was alarming to read. This isn’t ever a good time for the bank balance but as well as the obvious cost to you there’s the hidden cost of what overconsumption is doing to the planet.  Being aware of how much energy you use at home and taking steps to reduce overall energy usage not only will save you money but it will also reduce the size of your carbon footprint. Small disclaimer! It’s worth mentioning that the concept of a carbon footprint was created by BP in order to put the responsibility for…

  • Eco-Friendly Hair Care
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    How To Be More Eco-Friendly With Your Shampoo

    Is part of your 2021 New Years Resolutions to be more environmentally friendly with the products you buy? If yes, fantastic! This is a great goal to have for 2021. For this goal, you may have already thought about buying from sustainable clothing brands or cutting down on the amount of meat you purchase this year. These are great ways to be more eco-friendly but have you considered the benefits of going green with your shampoo?  Move away from plastic shampoo bottles It’s not something that everyone thinks about, but start thinking about how many bottles of shampoo you go through. This is a product that is often such a part of…

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    How To Have An Eco-Friendly Halloween

    Are you celebrating Halloween this year? The traditional trick or treating might not be happening this year but it’s still possible to get into the spooky season, while doing as little damage to the environment as possible. Next time you’re in the shops, take a look at the Halloween aisle. If you’re aware of what our planet is facing right now, these shelves do not make for happy viewing. There is so much plastic, and single use plastic that will be going to waste come the 1st of November. With all this in mind, and given what 2020 has been like, we believe there are things we can do to reduce our…