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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Worried about single-use plastic? Then Dive In and Do It with Sky Ocean Rescue!

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Worried about single-use plastic? Then Dive In and Do It with Sky Ocean Rescue!

Over on Twitter, I shared a link to a newspaper article in which Brussels had challenged Michael Gove to outdo it in an environmental ‘race to the top’ by proposing a ban on plastic balloon sticks, plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds.

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Reuse ideas to add art to your backyard / garden

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Reuse ideas to add art to your backyard / garden

Hiring a professional decorator to style your backyard can be quite expensive and doing all the fancy stuff on your own requires lots of motivation and spare time. If you still want to bring that wow factor to your yard though, you’ll be surprised to know that there is plenty that can be done through […]

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5 tips for reducing food waste – #TasteWithoutWaste

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5 tips for reducing food waste – #TasteWithoutWaste

Times have changed a lot since I started blogging about household waste. Nowadays, it’s difficult to get through a day without reading a mainstream media headline about food waste or plastic packaging.

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Four ideas for a zero waste bathroom

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Four ideas for a zero waste bathroom

One of the questions that comes up frequently on our Facebook Group is about zero waste personal care. Many products come in plastic, contain microbeads or cause waste in other areas. Here are some ways you could reduce the impact of your personal care routine:

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20 ways to go green at home

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20 ways to go green at home

More than ever, people are starting to take a long hard look at how their daily lives impact the environment. The issues surrounding plastic and recycling seem to be constantly in the news.

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Turns out I’ve been lying – read my confession

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Turns out I’ve been lying – read my confession

Take a good look at the face to the left. Yep that’s me – reportedly a respected authority on waste and recycling in the UK.

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Would you vote for me please?

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Would you vote for me please?

Resource Magazine have been celebrating the influencers and improvers in the waste, recycling and resources industry for the past 15 years. And it’s not just limited to the rich and famous celebrities!  

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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 12 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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