Some companies and small businesses are producing great ideas and products to help us reduce, reuse and recycle waste. We are regularly trying out many of these items in our own household. Find out what really works, discover services to help and get the real truth behind the green washing and gimmicks!
I’ve been sent a copy of “How to store your garden produce” (by Piers Warren) by my lovely friends at Natural Collection. At the moment I’m looking out over boggy clay soil full of weeds, but after reading this I am totally inspired to get out there and transform the garden into a food-producing paradise […]
Pete May well have a hippo in his cistern, but the Green’s ended up with Sunday lunch at some unearthly hour thanks to the fact I couldn’t put down his book. The cat was pacing up and down, Little Miss Green did her best starvation and neglect act and Mr Green went, well, decidedly green […]
Here it is! The definitive guide to zero waste shampoo. What’s more it’s natural and doesn’t contain any of the nasties such as SLS or artificial fragrances that can cause skin irritation or sneezing fits. We were sent some rhassoul Moroccan clay from Sally at Natural Spa Supplies. I had spent a long time talking […]
Many women use cotton wool balls or pads on a daily basis to cleanse, tone, moisturise or remove make up. After use, they are thrown into the dustbin. When I was a teenager and religiously did my cleanse, tone, moisturise routine twice a day, I got through a pack of cotton wool balls per week! […]
We were sent a bottle of the beautifully fragranced Organic Mandarin Castile Soap from Elin at Nothing Nasty for us to review. Elin is a fabulous woman who is passionate and genuine about the products she makes. All of her products are home made, hand made and made fresh for you! Elin describes her organic […]
I’m thrilled to be test driving a reusable Onya Bag. If you’ve read our article on plastic carrier bags, you’ll see that a reusable bag is a much better option for the environment. It helps keep plastic out of the landfill and reduces the amount of rubbish you produce each week. Using your own shopping […]
Yes it’s remarkable in the truest sense of the word. Some of you might have seen the bright, funky offerings from the Remarkable company. They specialise in recycling UK waste and making it into exciting, fun and innovative stationary products. With slogans that shoot from the hip such as ‘I used to be a car […]