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Kitchen Swaps to Eliminate Plastic

Kitchen Swaps to Eliminate Plastic

Our homes are often flooded with unnecessary plastic waste, prominently seen in grocery shopping, from packaging to pre-prepared foods. While single-use plastics are a known issue we look at the more permanent, multi-use plastics in our homes, particularly in the kitchen, and explore the alternatives.
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Introduction to Permaculture

Introduction to Permaculture

Much more than just a gardening technique, Permaculture is a philosophy for a sustainable way of life. It's core principles of Care for the earth, Care for people, and Fair Share provide a blueprint for sustainable living and is more applicable to your daily life than you may think.
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September Sustainability Spotlight

September Sustainability Spotlight

France initiates an eco-friendly project, offering financial support for clothing repair to combat waste and promote responsible consumption. This aligns with global sustainability efforts. The EU introduces a law requiring smartphone manufacturers to create devices with easily replaceable batteries, aiming to reduce electronic waste and foster sustainability. This resonates with worldwide attempts to combat e-waste. Meanwhile, Killarney in Ireland makes history as the first town to ban single-use coffee cups, encouraging reusable alternatives and demonstrating a commitment to reducing plastic waste. These initiatives mark significant steps toward a more environmentally responsible and sustainable future.
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Top Lower Emission Holiday Tips for UK Travellers: Reducing Carbon Footprint Responsibly

Top Lower Emission Holiday Tips for UK Travellers: Reducing Carbon Footprint Responsibly

Our top tips on how to have a lower emission holiday and reduce your carbon footprint tailored to UK travellers. We've done the research so you don't have to and by following these tips, you can contribute to sustainable travel practices and help protect the environment while still having an amazing holiday.
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Shop Sustainably this Easter: Reducing Plastic Waste and Protecting the Planet

Shop Sustainably this Easter: Reducing Plastic Waste and Protecting the Planet

Easter is a time for indulgence, but the plastic waste and carbon footprint generated by traditional Easter celebrations can have a significant impact on the environment. In this blog post, we explore the importance of shopping sustainably this Easter and offer tips for reducing plastic waste. Learn about the staggering amount of Easter waste generated in the UK and how you can make a difference by choosing eco-friendly Easter chocolate options. Join the movement to reduce plastic waste and protect the planet by shopping sustainably this Easter.
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hayfever spring products superfoods

Must haves to keep you going this hayfever season!

Hayfever season is just around the corner, so why not try incorporating some of these amazing Superfoods with important nutrients and amazing health benefits that may surprise you! 
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Skincare products with waste-fighting formulations

Skincare products with waste-fighting formulations

UpCircle have made choosing skincare products easy, with their natural, organic, vegan and cruelty-free beauty which is suitable for all skin types.
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5 Top Tips For An Organised Pantry

Top Tips For An Organised Pantry (and life!)

We sat down with professional home organiser Lucy Mansey from @organisedbylucy to get her top tips and advice on how to have a clean house and happy home...
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Made In The UK - The Benefits Of Shopping Local

Made In The UK - The Benefits Of Shopping Local

Explore our range of locally sourced products made in the UK...
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Cooking & Soaking Guide - Beans, Pulses & Grains

Cooking & Soaking Guide - Beans, Pulses & Grains

Cooking your own grains, beans & pulses is easy! Just follow this simple guide for easy bean and grain preparation...
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10 Eco-Friendly Tips For A Merry ‘Green’ Christmas

10 Eco-Friendly Tips For A Merry ‘Green’ Christmas

10 simple eco-friendly ideas in cooking & entertaining, decorating and gifting plastic-free, so you can have a Merry Green Christmas! 
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DIY Sprouting - The How's and Why's

DIY Sprouting - The How's and Why's

Check out our easy guide on at home sprouting - all you is a jar, some mesh and a rubber band! 
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