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On being a considerate clothes consumer

I’ll say it straight: I am not really into clothes! But they’re a necessity, and an area where being more eco-friendly and ethical can have a big impact. The fashion industry is known as one

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De-plasticing our kitchen (if that’s a thing!)

Two weeks ago, I set a challenge. Oldest, Youngest and I decided to bag up all the plastic that was in our kitchen, store it in the cupboard, and see how we got on without it! (NB if you haven’t

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Takeaways and Eating Out with children

Eating out and going green? How does that work? Going green with food for us is about limiting food miles and packaging (green planet), eating healthily (green body) and eating ethically eg fair trade

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What is a safe drinks bottle? Klean Kanteen and its benefits

Klean Kanteen was a brand I came across after seeing a disgusting image on the interweb. The worrying image and what it has to do with choosing drinks bottles for our children (and ourselves) Someone

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The many, many uses of Bicarbonate of Soda!

Ways to ‘go green’ around the home.. One way of going green is to reduce our plastic consumption and find biodegradable alternatives. Another way is to reduce our usage of chemicals, especially

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Terrific Toothbrushing

Toothbrushes. I have always disliked throwing away a plastic toothbrush after a few months of use. It makes me sad to think that every toothbrush I have ever used is still in existence, polluting our world

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Plastic Alternatives Overview

Plastic recycling is not the answer. I am learning that although recycling is good in many respects, it is not the ultimate answer. Recycling gives a substance another chance at a useful life, but this

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Spring has sprung!

That’s it. Springwatch has announced it. Spring is officially here! Easter eggs have been eaten, daffodils are out, holidays are upon us. I’d better get on with some gardening! Gardening is

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Super Sustainable Scrubbers!

A while back I was searching for ‘something’ on the internet. I can’t remember what it was but then I did one of those ‘stumbles’ that stumbled into something else..and before

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Great gardening from the get-go!

Welcome to gardening season one and all! As a family looking to live a greener lifestyle, we are embracing gardening as a means to a tasty end! We’ve not done anything in the garden over winter much

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