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Beautiful bulk bins and bulk buying food – in Scotland?

Recently, we’ve been doing a bit of research. I’ve wanted to find somewhere in Scotland that sells loose produce in bins. The idea behind this is that you take your own container, fill it up,

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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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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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Our Quest for Eco Food

Recently, we’ve decided that we want to try and support local farmers. If food is produced locally, with the least amount of packaging possible, there is minimal environmental impact. If food is

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Make a Splosh with your cleaning products!

There is so much choice out there for cleaning products and the average person (if you’re anything like me) finds it difficult knowing which one to pick! That is a decision you need to make for each

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Plastic Free Juice?

Unsurprisingly, my kids like juice! Spend more and drink less but double the enjoyment! I have been trying to find a reduced or plastic free alternative to juice bottles. I am unwilling to give up juice

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Food Shop arch nemesis – excess plastic! #reduce

The majority of our plastic waste stems from our food shop. This must stop! I decided that before we went any further in our green journey, I’d like to try and tackle this without going bonkers and depriving

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