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    7 Ways To Save Water At Home

    We’re feeling temperatures increase as summer gets closer and closer. What’s becoming more common each summer are water restrictions. It’s not uncommon now when the temperatures really climb to start seeing hose pipe bans and notifications to save water as much as possible. Even outside of these seasonal restrictions it’s important to think about how we can save water in our daily routines as part of trying to preserve this resource. It’s easier than you think to save water at home. Simple changes can make a significant difference over time, helping to save water and also save you money on your water bills. Here are some practical tips to help conserve water…

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    9 Eco-Friendly Spring Cleaning Tips

    Spring cleaning— whether you love it or hate it, the time for giving everything a clean and airing out the house comes around every year and 2024 is no exception. It can feel overwhelming but there are small things you can do each day to gradually work your way through your home and get everything clean ready for the warmer and brighter days. 1. Clean With Baking Soda Scrub Baking soda is a versatile and low-cost cleaning agent that can tackle tough grime without harsh chemicals. Make a simple baking soda paste by mixing it with water, and use it to scrub sinks, tubs, and tile grout. This natural abrasive will leave…

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    7 Easy Steps to Create an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

    If you’re feeling a little guilty about your kitchen’s impact on the environment, you aren’t alone. The kitchen, with its constant stream of packaging, food waste, and energy consumption, can be a significant contributor to our ecological footprint. But fear not! With a few mindful changes, you can transform your kitchen into a zero-waste haven, doing your part to save the planet while creating a greener space for yourself. Here are some easy ways to make your kitchen more eco-friendly and sustainable. 1. Mindful Shopping The journey to a zero-waste kitchen begins at the shop. Embrace the mantra of “reduce, reuse, recycle” by opting for products with minimal packaging. Bring your own…

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    How to start composting in 4 easy steps

    Food waste is one of the biggest contributors to climate change in the UK. In fact, the UK throws away around 9.5 million tonnes of food waste in a single year, according to Business Waste. When we throw food waste in the bin, it ends up in landfill and emits methane, a greenhouse gas which is detrimental to the environment. Some areas offer a food waste recycling service, but not everywhere. This means that millions of tonnes of food is going to waste and are harming the environment. Composting is a great way of reducing food waste and it’s really easy to get started! Here are 4 steps to help you create…

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    Six Ways To Use Your Pumpkin This October

    October is the month of the mighty pumpkin! From making delicious food to putting your pumpkin to use in the garden, there are more ways to use a pumpkin than you’d think. It’s estimated that 14.5 million pumpkins will go to waste this October in the UK alone! After carving, most pumpkins guts are thrown away along with their seeds. Whilst jack-o-lanterns have made pumpkins incredibly popular a horrifying amount of pumpkins go uneaten and unused every year. Tossing your pumpkin straight into the rubbish bin after 31st October leads to landfills producing more methane – a greenhouse gas even more dangerous than carbon dioxide. Not only this, but the resources used…

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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…