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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 including how you can reduce waste, the low-down on recycling, easy things you can do to cut down on plastic, how to start or improve your organic garden and information about shopping for Fairtrade products.

There are so many easy things you can do to live in a more sustainable way as you go about your everyday tasks. Once you’ve dived in and made a few simple changes you’ll find forming new habits is even easier and you may even get addicted to sustainable living!!

How Safe is Your Natural Dog Shampoo?

The picture at the top is my dog. He’s called Teddy and has a nasty habit of rolling in dead things or poo.... He likes living in the house with us and so...
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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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5+ Upcycled DIY Advent Calendar Ideas

Advent is fast approaching (I’m not going to say how many sleeps….!!) and I’m betting many of you haven’t thought about an advent calendar yet…!! B...
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8 Sustainable Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love You For

Christmas is coming and to help you avoid last minute panic and over spending, I’ve put together 8 of my favourite sustainable gift ideas. Hopefully this w...
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13 Ways You Can Reduce Food Waste at Home

Did you know that the average New Zealand household throws away 79kgs of food every year...?? And this is only the food waste that ends up in the rubbish.......
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Top Tips for an Eco Halloween

Halloween is scary in more ways than one…. Researchers in the UK found that over 2,000 tonnes of waste were created in a single year from ‘disposable’...
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Introducing Fabric Gift Wrap by Wrapper’s Delight

On Christmas Day 2016, Sarah surveyed the carnage in her house that was a mass of wrapping paper. Sarah is a conscious consumer (if you like) and has been gr...
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Five Easy Tips to Help You Nail Waste Free Shopping

Now that plastic shopping bags have been banned (great move we think), most of you will be getting into the habit of taking your reusable shopping bags with...
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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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