Mrs Green

I am a long time supporter of the Green and Sustainable lifestyle. After being caught in the Boscastle floods in 2004, our family begun a journey to respect and promote the importance of Earth's fragile ecosystem, that focussed on reducing waste. Inspired by the beauty and resourcefulness of this wonderful planet, I have published numerous magazine articles on green issues and the author of four books.

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The five most important things a family can do to reduce their impact on the planet

Filed in Blog by on October 16, 2017 7 Comments
The five most important things a family can do to reduce their impact on the planet

At the end of September, I was contacted by Hattie Garlick – journalist, writer and Telegraph columnist. She wanted to know how to reduce your impact on the planet. She wrote “I’m writing a piece for the Telegraph on how to be a green family and wondered whether I might be able to include a […]

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Here’s how to buy plastic free soapnuts in compostable / biodegradable packaging!

Filed in Blog by on July 19, 2017 2 Comments
Here’s how to buy plastic free soapnuts in compostable / biodegradable packaging!

In case you haven’t heard of them, soapnuts are a revolutionary cleaning agent that grow on trees! They’re actually a dried fruit shells which contain a natural soap, thanks to their saponin levels. Saponin is released when the soapnuts come into contact with warm water. 

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Garden birds + food scraps = Zero Waste!

Filed in Blog by on June 19, 2017 1 Comment
Garden birds + food scraps = Zero Waste!

When I was a child we used to feed the garden birds. Every spring we’d be rewarded with a family of bluetits who would nest in our box and produce a family of their own.

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From toilets to cars – 4 things you never knew you could recycle!

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From toilets to cars – 4 things you never knew you could recycle!

Plastic, cardboard, and glass – most people know the basics when it comes to what they can and cannot recycle. However, thanks to technology the list of things that no longer needs to be thrown in a landfill is increasing all the time.

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Would you like a plastic free aisle in supermarkets? Here’s how to get one in just seven seconds!

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Would you like a plastic free aisle in supermarkets? Here’s how to get one in just seven seconds!

Most supermarkets have a ‘free from’ aisle. You’ll find gluten free, lactose free and dairy free goods to suit every diet. But what about people who are trying to put their bin on a diet; wouldn’t it be great to see a Plastic Free Aisle!

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What actions can China’s citizens take to curb pollution?

Filed in Blog by on April 11, 2017 1 Comment
What actions can China’s citizens take to curb pollution?

Over on our Facebook Group, we have an international audience of people wanting to do their bit. I’m constantly educated and amazed at the different situations readers from across the globe are dealing with.

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I’m in Prima magazine!

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I’m in Prima magazine!

Prima magazine describes itself as providing “real life guidance, inspiration and ideas to simplify the lives of modern women today. It’s packed with tips, tricks and clever ideas on the key elements in your life – Fashion and beauty, craft ideas, recipes, diet and health and family advice.”

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Why is London rubbish at recycling?

Filed in Guest Posts by on January 24, 2017 6 Comments
Why is London rubbish at recycling?

London is arguably one of the most hip and happening capital cities in the world. Bustling and buzzing, it’s no surprise that many would think London is at the forefront of recycling and looking after the environment in our capital.

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