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Organic September

Protecting and restoring the Earth’s soils is at least as important as the climate emergency. (According to the scientists behind a UN report on soil biodiversity). As an individual we can play an important part in doing this by simply choosing organic products. Thankfully there is an ever expanding range of organic products that are …

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Paper Tape

How beautiful is this star print paper sticky tape? In my previous efforts to avoid the usual plastic sticky tape I have been using a plain brown paper tape, however this star print one (from Bare + Fair) really does make the brown paper that I use for birthday presents look so much prettier. Plus, …

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Water Filters

How is your Plastic Free July going? I have some more plastic free swaps to share with you soon, however this week I decided to try to tackle my ongoing issue of single-use plastic water filters (for my fridge-freezer). Two years ago, I contacted Samsung to find out if their filters could be recycled and …

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Windbreaker

For anyone starting to plan for their summer holidays, I just wanted to share these lovely beach/camping windbreakers that I have found. I wanted to avoid the normal plastic variety and so I took the time to try to find some more environmentally friendly alternatives. My favourite discovery has actually been the windbreakers that are …

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School Photos

My boys’ lockdown haircuts (or lack of) have meant that this year’s school photos have turned out to be a great source of amusement for me. However, having recently put all of the previous school photos up on the wall I knew that I already had a collection of unused cardboard frames (mounts) stashed in …

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Circular System

These 4 containers save me buying 40 plastic bottles! It has taken me a while to get around to clearing the space but I am delighted to have finally been able to order these 5 litre containers of refill products from Bare + Fair. Not only are they great eco-friendly products but they also work …

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Electric Razor

My husband doesn’t have much time to spare these days and so his willingness to take the extra time to learn how to use his safety razor quickly (and safely) has not materialized over the last 2 years. So as a result I have finally had to make a compromise and buy him an electric …

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Flowers

How beautiful are my birthday flowers?! My husband was a little bit concerned that it was going to be difficult to buy me flowers this year as he knew that I would want them to be sustainable. However he needn’t have worried as I was delighted to discover that our local florist Poppies & Peonies …

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Easter Eggs

Excited to find Fairtrade chocolate eggs in plastic free packaging! Thank you Co-Op for making my Easter Hunt preparations easy.

Recycled Cards

Whilst my boys are still young (and willing), I will always prefer a homemade card over a shop bought one and so as we recently came to the end of our stock of blank cards and envelopes I went on a search for some sustainable ones. In my search, I came across this fab company …

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