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Green Elephant

Green Elephant Blog

Welcome to the Green Elephant Blog!
We love all things sustainable, healthy & ethical and this is the place where we put our latest discoveries for sustainable living. Here you will find our thoughts on healthy & ethical products we love, Vendors we love who are focused on caring for people and the environment and generally helpful and interesting information to help you care for the earth and live an eco friendly life.
So, here’s to sustainable, healthy and ethical living! Enjoy.

‘Chemical Free’: it’s Nonsense and Here’s Why

Recently, a Facebook follower of ours pulled us up. She had noticed that one of our Vendors was claiming their products were ‘chemical free’ and she righ...
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Kombucha: How to Brew Your Own

Have you Heard of Kombucha Yet…?? My first experience of kombucha was at my neighbour’s house many years ago now. She’s really into ‘natural’ healt...
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Better than Nutella Recipe (this is life changing).

Who loves Nutella.....??? Everyone...?? OK well I'll let you in on a little secret. This 'Hazelnut' spread has less just 13% hazelnuts and more sugar than co...
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Paraben Free: Why Should You Care?

Parabens is the first ingredient to be put under the spotlight in our new blog series; ‘Suspects in Your Skincare’. Parabens have been given a bad rep in...
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Ashwagandha & Its Health Benefits

Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb frequently used in ayurveda; a form of alternative medicine based on Indian principles of natural healing. Its other...
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How to Use Soap Nuts

Soap nuts have got to be one of the most natural products you can use to wash your clothes. And once you know how to use soap nuts, you’ll find it’s real...
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8 Eco Friendly Laundry Tips

Your laundry can be an energy (and money) sapping room – it’s used almost daily in most family homes!! The washing machine and drier are two of the top 3...
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Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce Recipe

If you grow your own tomatoes and end up with a glut of not quite salad standard tomatoes towards the end of the season…this tomato sauce recipe is for you...
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Blog Categories

Health & Wellbeing

This is where you’ll find all things ‘Healthy Living’. We're talking about diet, exercise, mindfulness, sleep, relationships and more. We take a holist...

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Natural Beauty

We’re here to help guide you through the do’s and don’ts of natural beauty. A lot of skincare is full of harmful chemicals but we'll help you understan...

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Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is all about reducing our impact on the environment whilst still having fun! Here, you’ll find lots of tried and tested hints and tips i...

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Your Healthy Home

Creating a healthy home environment can have a positive impact on you and your family. Using non toxic cleaning products and reducing the number of chemicals...

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