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How To Reduce Your Household Waste During Christmas

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

This is a collaborative post. As much as we all love Christmas, it’s not actually a planet-friendly holiday. Not as much as it used to be – since consumerism took it over, it all became about the presents we buy and receive, the decoration that has to be up to the trends and lots of food of course. The bigger, …

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Our Stay in Barnett Hill Hotel Guilford – Review

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We normally try to get away and elope for a night or two with my husband every other month – it’s good for our marriage, that’s what we say all the time, wink-wink. Seriously, it is important though, for us, not to be mummy and daddy for 24 hours or so. Even though we never stop talking about the kids. …

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Vegan Leek And Potato Soup

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I do like soups, especially when the weather is cold. They are also a good way to cook up all sorts of veggies, turning them into delicious and nutritious meal with some lovely bread. Potato and leek soup always has been a firm favourite of mine, like everything potato – just gimme all the potato! But, the traditional recipe calls …

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Why Living Off-Grid Is Now Much More Economical

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This is a collaborative post. One of the most interesting questions in the current environmental debate is the so-called “carrying capacity” of planet Earth. It refers to the number of people that the planet can sustain, given current trends and consumption habits. If people continue to use transport, energy, food, water, minerals, and plastics at the rate that they do …

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Green Living Tips For Apartment Renters

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This is a collaborative post. It’s Not Easy Being Green – Environment Tips For Apartment Dwellers If you rent an apartment, it can be tricky to be as environmentally friendly as you’d like to be.  Many tenants are unable to make major changes to their apartment such as switching to greener energy and installing programmable thermostat which are kinder to …

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How to Make Your Yacht Holiday Eco-Friendly

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This is a collaborative post. Travelling can make a pretty big environmental impact. However, if you are embarking on a bareboat yacht charter holiday there are plenty of ways that you can reduce your environmental footprint. Eco-friendly travel is really important these days – especially when you consider the high emissions of flying. But sailing around on a yacht can …

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French Apricot Frangipane Tart Recipe

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Back at the beginning of October, I managed to snap up about 3 kilograms of fresh apricot at the local market, clearly the last of the lasts of the season and since they were dirt cheap, I assumed they were clearly surplus. It’s odd that they were still available in October in London, but I was happy to get my …

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A Guide to Choosing Wicker Furniture for Your Outdoor Space

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This is a collaborative post. Your garden furniture has to endure a lot more than any interior furnishing. With natural materials such as wicker, you have strength, durability and visual appeal, all of which are essential for outdoor furniture. Of course, there is a wide range of wicker products to choose from. With that in mind, here are some tips …

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Mosaico Sustainably Sourced Gemstone Jewellery (Review And Giveaway)

In Giveaways, Green & Ethical Living, Reviews, Style, Uncategorizedby eva.katona@yahoo.com40 Comments

(Gifted item) As Christmas is fast approaching, I wanted to introduce you to a fantastic, sustainable jewellery brand: Mosaico Gemstone Jewellery.  They make unique jewellery, that is lovingly crafted in the UK from sustainably sourced (and fair-trade), semi precious, natural gemstones and metals. Colourful and fun designs inspired by the founders Brazilian, South African and British heritage. They not only …

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5 Reasons LED Lighting Is Eco Friendly

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

This is a collaborative post. It’s not a secret that we all need to be making changes in order to protect the environment. Public opinion is slowly changing and this year has been a great one for forward progress. Despite this, it can feel really frustrating to make positive change by yourself, especially as we know that so much of …