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How to holiday sustainably with young children (to a friend’s house)

Holidaying, children and sustainably are not normally 3 words you would see together in a sentence. Nevertheless, we went a holidaying, with Eldest (3) and Youngest (1) with a great desire to do so in

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How to reduce your plastic footprint whilst in hospital

Recently, we had the immense privilege of an overnight stay in hospital with Youngest. We took Youngest in to hospital with breathing difficulties, always a scary time with a tiny (20 months old). I was

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Going green doesn’t have to cost the earth

Looking at some of my posts, it might be easy to think that going green means buying loads of new stuff. The truth is, you really don’t have to. In fact, more often than not, going green is about

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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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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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Why say no to plastic?

There are a lot of things that you could do to lead a ‘green’ life and be kinder to our planet. Thinking about it all at once can make your brain explode! Plastic is something that has been

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Let’s have a “no plastic mindset”

Going ‘green’ is a mindset, an attitude, an outlook. Once I decided that I wanted to ‘go green’, I had enough motivation to keep going and start, slowly, changing my lifestyle. Once your motivation

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A kitchen sink thought on cups and refusing refuse

This is my kitchen sink. It is where I do all my best thinking. A place where I feel connected to the world in a way that I don’t when I’m rushing around ‘doing life’. The thought came to me one

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