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23 Easy Swaps to Make for Plastic Free July

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In the past year we have learnt a lot about just how much plastic are we producing with our Western lifestyles, what are the consequences of this and that we MUST reduce this as much as possible. We cannot blame others and the generations before us anymore. The facts and statistics are staggering: nearly HALF of all the plastic EVER …

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My Ethical And Green Picks Of The Month: June 2020

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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. We don’t …

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The Good Cause Of The Month: ToyAid

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Gifted product What is ToyAid? ToyAid is helping to raise money for Global’s Make Some Noise campaign. They have teamed up with 30+ companies in the toy & entertainment industry. Some are donating a cash lump sum but others are donating the proceeds of sales to the charity. The companies donating proceeds have also offered a minimum pledge so should …

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Daily Note: Happy Upcycle Day

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It was yesterday, Wednesday the 24th of June, but I missed it as we went for a day trip to the beach. There is a DAY for everything now – so we now have upcycling day too! Happy Upcycle Day! What is upcycling? Upcycling is the purpose of repurposing or reusing something that you might have otherwise simply discarded. Why …

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Sustainable and Fairtrade Hemp Bags From Bagmaya (Review)

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As other fellow mums probably know this very well: you cannot leave the house with the children without STUFF. The stuff have been reduced since they are 4 and 6 but we still carry quite a lot of things when we’re out and about. They are not “just in case items”, mind you. We need these things whenever we’re out. …

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Eco-Friendly Home Decorating Tips

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This is a collaborative post Decorating your home is something that can feel intimidating enough, without having to take the environment into account. However, if you think outside of the box a little, and choose some more eco-friendly ways to decorate, then it will be something that is beneficial not only to you, but to the environment, in the long …

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Setting Up A Virtual Charity Shop (Benefitting The World Land Trust)

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A month ago, a local mum and friend of mine (we’re both members of the local XR group) had this genius idea of setting up a group on Facebook to swap unwanted items locally. After every item people can donate to a charity. She posted this to our local XR Mums WhatsApp group and I said I would help with …

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7 Ways To Make Sustainable Changes At Home And Save Money

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This is a sponsored post Sustainability means meeting your current needs without having a negative impact on the needs of future generations. Living more sustainably doesn’t have to cost the Earth. Whilst shops and makers selling eco-friendly and sustainable goods often accused of pricing the products too expensive, they really cost more to manufacture and produce them. But also, they last longer, …

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5 Tips How To Make Lockdown More Sustainable

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This is a sponsored post. Sure enough, lockdown presented us with a lot of changes and difficulties across all areas of life. These are strange times we have never experienced before. The lockdown really provided the chance to put things into perspective.   There were and still is a quite a few things that became harder to sustain and maintain. Shopping …

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Going Green With Kids: Families Trying To Live More Environmentally Friendly (Interview With Katie from Becoming Green)

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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 …