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How to Avoid Using Single Use Coffee Cups 

In Green & Ethical Livingby eva.katona@yahoo.comLeave a Comment

This is a collaborative post It doesn’t matter if you work in an office, a hospital, you’re a student or anything in-between – getting a takeaway coffee is a daily treat for most of us. The problem is, the paper cups we get from these places are extremely hard to recycle. Which means around 2.5 billion paper cups end up in …

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10 Vegetable Scraps That Will Regrow

In Green & Ethical Living, Home & Gardenby eva.katona@yahoo.com7 Comments

What can one do with organic, uncooked food scrap that would just go into the compost – if you have one? You can make veggie broth with them, or donate it to community gardens if you don’t have a compost, but besides of that, there’s just composting. But you can save some of the vegetable and fruit scraps going into to …

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Plastic-Free Birthday Gifts: Orchard Toys Review And Giveaway

In Giveaways, Green & Ethical Living, Reviewsby eva.katona@yahoo.com29 Comments

Gifted items We’ve loved Orchard Toys for a while. There’s plenty of reasons to love them: they are good fun, clever and educational, practically plastic-free and they don’t cost the Earth! They make a fantastic birthday gift too, I bought them on so many occasions for my children’s classmates and friends to gift them on birthdays. A new service is …

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Win Lamazuna Zero Waste Cosmetics!

In Giveaways, Green & Ethical Livingby eva.katona@yahoo.com63 Comments

If you haven’t heard about Lamazuna, they are a French cosmetics brand and they make lots of great zero waste cosmetic products like solid shampoos and deodorants.  Lamazuna After launching their very first product – the cleansing wipes – two more innovative, eco-friendly products came along: the Lamazuna menstrual cup, which I called the “Cup Féminine”, and the Oriculi – …

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Going Green With Kids: Families Trying To Live More Environmentally Friendly (Interview With Sarah Stockley)

In Green & Ethical Livingby eva.katona@yahoo.com1 Comment

I’ve come up with the idea of this interview series because I realised how people feel so overwhelmed about all the bad news we are flooded with by media outlets. On one hand, the truth is, if we carry on like this, the future will be grim. On the other hand, we also need to read positive and uplifting stories, like …

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Environmentally Friendly Interior Design: Reclaimed Wooden Tables

In Green & Ethical Living, Home & Gardenby eva.katona@yahoo.com1 Comment

This is an advertorial post Being eco-friendly and interior design can mix A fantastic way to help preserve the environment, and feel great about doing so is owning reclaimed wooden tables. Their benefits are one to seriously consider. You help limit deforestation by using reclaimed wood as your dining table. They’re made of a harder wood as their wood tends …

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In The Future, There’s No Such A Thing As Waste – What Is Circular Economy?

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I thought with this post, I provide a little explanation to one my favourite topics, because I mentioned it quite a few times I’m my posts. I’m an economist – well, I have a Master Degree in international economics which was expensive and never really landed me in a job – and I find it it very fascinating but also …

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My Ethical And Green Picks Of The Month: April 2020

In Green & Ethical Living, Reviewsby eva.katona@yahoo.com9 Comments

Gifted products One of my favourite thing about my blog is that I have this massive opportunity to make a difference. I use my blog to spread the word and make people aware of ethical and green issues. I find that the best way is to do this by introducing other options, that are positive choices for people and planet. …

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Is Plant Based Diet The Future?

In Green & Ethical Living, Uncategorizedby eva.katona@yahoo.com4 Comments

So I’v been talking a lot about not eating animals from different angles regularly since I started my blog. I became a vegetarian over 10 years ago, influenced by the “do no harm” first yamad calle ahimsā of Hatha yoga I started to practice properly then. This means to do no harm, to be non-violent, to act with loving kindness. …

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My COVID-19 Lockdown Silver Linings

In Green & Ethical Living, Uncategorizedby eva.katona@yahoo.com19 Comments

We are into our fourth week of lockdown here in the UK. The children have been out of school for all that time. I was tagged by Carly from Mom Of Two Little Girls to share my COVID-19 Lockdown silver linings. What I’m not going to bore you in this post are the difficulties and the worries – we all have …