Our Green Journey
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Going Green At Christmas

Christmas can be a nightmare for anyone embarking on a green lifestyle. From the presents themselves, to wrapping, to food items, it can be hard to keep to your principles at this time of year. I wanted

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Life with a family e-bike: The first 100 miles

(This is part two, you can read the first post here). The bike arrives Well, the exciting day finally came. Daniel at Electric Bikes Scotland arrived at our home in Stirling in his van, and inside

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How to make moving house greener – trial and error from our experience in 2018

Somehow, we ended up moving house this year. It kinda just happened. I was determined at this point in our green journey to try and make moving house as eco-friendly as possible by using all the advice

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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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