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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Is veganism the answer to solving climate change?

Filed in Blog by on February 17, 2020 0 Comments
Is veganism the answer to solving climate change?

  Climate change has become mainstream over the past year. It hit the headlines at the beginning of 2019 and seems to have stayed there – thanks to the brilliant ‘Blue Planet’ effect. Some of the stories that have been catching my attention have been about our food choices. Many scientists and proponents suggest we […]

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How I’m saying ‘I love you’ to the environment this Valentine’s Day

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How I’m saying ‘I love you’ to the environment this Valentine’s Day

You might remember from previous posts that my husband and I don’t ‘do’ Valentine’s Day. We say ‘I love you’ every day – ahhhhhhh! However, this year I’ve been thinking about making a pledge to the environment. Something small, something achievable and something impactful that I can do to reduce my waste footprint. After all, […]

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4 simple ways to make your next holiday more sustainable

Filed in Blog by on January 23, 2020 3 Comments
4 simple ways to make your next holiday more sustainable

Booking a holiday can be a challenge when you’re living a sustainable lifestyle. All over the news for the past 18 months have been horrifying stories about climate change. Scientists have warned that we have less than 11 years to address our habits otherwise we face catastrophic consequences. Around the world students have taken to […]

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Want a more sustainable lifestyle? Here’s where to Start!

Filed in Blog by on December 17, 2019 4 Comments
Want a more sustainable lifestyle? Here’s where to Start!

Thanks to David Attenborough’s Blue Planet effect and an increasing awareness about the amount of plastic in our oceans, more and more people are wanting to reduce their plastic footprint. And now that Extinction Rebellion have taken to the streets and Greta Thunberg has inspired climate strike, we’re all become more aware of the fragile […]

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How to reduce your carbon footprint – by changing the way you surf the internet!

Filed in Blog by on November 26, 2019 2 Comments
How to reduce your carbon footprint – by changing the way you surf the internet!

When you think of reducing your carbon footprint, what actions spring to mind? Flying less, using the car less, sourcing second hand items and growing your own food, perhaps. Or it might be bigger projects like replacing an old boiler to increase efficiency and therefore reduce carbon emissions or installing solar panels in your home […]

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5 compelling reasons to recycle your old cell phone

Filed in Recycle by on September 1, 2019 0 Comments
5 compelling reasons to recycle your old cell phone

The twelfth annual Zero Waste Week kicks off on 2nd September and it’s all about Climate Change. What’s the connection? Well, did you know that landfill emissions are one of the biggest contributors to climate change? Combine that with the research the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) commissioned that showed 82% of households have unused […]

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14 ways to reuse, upcycle and recycle old vinyl banners

Filed in Reuse by on August 9, 2019 0 Comments
14 ways to reuse, upcycle and recycle old vinyl banners

My colleague and I, Anna, offer talks and workshops for businesses, schools and community organisations, to help them reduce waste and save money. We were recently invited to exhibit at a waste management show and the one item we were sorely lacking was a banner stand! Our issue, being the zero waste advocates that we […]

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Debunking one of the biggest myths about skip hire

Filed in Blog by on August 1, 2019 1 Comment
Debunking one of the biggest myths about skip hire

I admit it. I’ll hold my hands up and say that sometimes I yearn for a skip on the drive. Not exactly a zero waste confession to make is it? But the truth is, I’m a closet minimalist. While I appreciate my creature comforts, inside me is someone who likes space, light and an airy […]

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