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We’re getting an e-cargo bike, and ditching the car!

Hello blog readers! I’m Geoff, Charlotte’s husband, and I’m at long last doing what I’ve said for ages I would do – writing a guest post. This is the story of a major decision

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The money saving post – what has ‘eco’ cost us?

Not so long ago I was approached by a journalist for an article about how I saved money by using bicarbonate of soda. The truth is, I have not saved money by just using bicarb, it’s a whole lifestyle

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Small drops of change for a big ocean…

Today I was reminded by another social media post that there are people trying to lead a ‘zero waste’ life – everyday people, but mostly in America. Why? Because not only is the US usually

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Starter for 10: Going Plastic Free

So with plastic becoming more of a ‘thing’ that is ok to be in the news, I thought I’d post some easy ways to get started on your plastic free journey. It’s a journey, and not something

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#makeyourownmonday #glue #lifehack

I may have *slightly* enjoyed reading Bea Johnson’s Zero Waste Home book. I am slowly working my way through all her homemade alternatives to plastic items – and my favourite to date is definitely

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Savvy eco purchase: the school bag!

Disclaimer: I don’t know it all! I’m a mum of a 5 year old trying to work out eco principles in the minefield that is ‘school’. Here’s how I’m doing so far, look out

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Going Green with Hand Cream

For many months now I’ve been wondering about an eco alternative (plastic free, natural ingredients) to oil-based skin moisturiser/cream/healer/all purpose miracle working balm. NB what I’ve

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Trials of homemade Toothpaste – update!

Recently I have found that my previous post on homemade toothpaste, whilst enlightening, was not truthful of our current situation. The ingredients needed for the recipe I found were too fiddly, though

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Brilliant Baavet Duvets, Pillows and more! Wool for everyone.

Recently, I had the need to buy a new duvet. As with all big decisions that I face since my bid to go plastic-free, it had to start with quite a lot of research! I was determined to find a better option

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The time has come to try making your own toothpaste..

Something I have been looking to de-plasticfy (my word!) for a while now is toothpaste. You can’t not have toothpaste, so what are the alternatives to the leading brands? Here’s what I’ve

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