surely it's Earth Day everyday? we obviously need an annual day to collectively focus our minds...but on what exactly? we are all a bit fatigued by quotes, platitudes or 'top' lists and general bandwagon jumping / greenwashing...QUESTION: we asked ourselves, what one single thing could we do on Earth Day that would actually...
ideas for easy swaps for Plastic Free July to kick the plastic habits
It's that time of year again...the month when we all try to take on a new plastic-free challenge and make it last beyond 30 days - with the hope of it becoming a lifelong plastic-free habit. So we thought we'd remind ourselves why we do it, the impact that it has and gather together some inspiration for what to tackle this year.
finding top eco-friendly and best sustainable holidays
want to make your next trip eco-conscious but don't know what that really means, what to look for, where to find them and whether they are any good? we can help explain what you should be looking for and we've done some looking around to help you get started with options, ideas and inspiration.
9 top tips for a post-lockdown greener get-away
"make less waste & leave no trace" when you holiday: many of us have had the time and inclination over this looooooong past year to change our habits regarding recycling, going plastic free...This is all well and good/easy in our own homes but does it have to be difficult when we travel? Not at all!
how to make the switch to plastic-free natural shampoo
so, you're convinced about the merits of going plastic-free with your shampoo and decided to make the switch to either a solid bar or liquid? here's 3 simple steps to get started and what to expect: 1. get rid of your hair's plastic coating from synthetic shampoos Before you begin, a...
plastic-free natural shampoo: bar or liquid, which works best?
Making a change to your daily beauty regime can be daunting. Most of us will have been using the same products for years without thinking anything of it, just that it works. We know that putting synthetic ingredients in our hair can't be good, but when considering the natural alternatives, which works best - the solid bar or liquid?
5 ideas for action on World Earth Day to help fight climate change
22nd of April, every year, is World Earth Day - an important date in the global calendar - where millions of people worldwide come together in unison to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Here's 5 ideas for action on World Earth Day to help reduce your personal footprint. Do one thing today!
How to clean with a superstar refill: bicarbonate of soda
You will never again buy expensive cleaning products after learning about the skills of the very underrated sodium bicarbonate aka bicarbonate of soda. It a super gentle abrasive and a great natural deodoriser. It’s helpful in all sorts of cleanliness trouble spots!
7 easy swaps for tools for a plastic free cleaning routine
Now you’ve got your essential ingredients you will need the basic tools to work with. They are simple swaps that minimizes plastic usage from your cleaning routine which in turn will help reduce plastic in landfill as well as the number of microplastics that get washed down the sink.
top 7 ingredients for easy natural, green and plastic free cleaning
So you've decided to have a go at a few easy DIY cleaning products - bravo! Here's a quick guide to the main ingredients you will need to get started: distilled white vinegar vinegar is the powerhouse in the cleaning cabinet. It has germ-killing properties, cuts grease and gets rid...
start cleaning green and plastic free with these 7 easy DIY recipes
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Instantly replace 7 different cleaning products, their plastic bottles and potential toxins with these easy, effective and completely natural homemade recipes 1. Oven Cleaner 2. Citrus Disinfectant 3. Abrasive Cleaning Powder 4. Drain Un-blocker 5. Grout cleaner 6. Furniture polish 7. Glass & Window Cleaner
how plastic free and green is your cleaning?
By now we are, or should be, well versed in using reusable coffee cups and water bottles, but we don’t have to stop there. We can make a difference before we’ve even left the house. Take a look in your cupboard under your sink you will see a sea of plastic bottles housing your cleaning products. Tackle this next!