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The Ultimate Plastic Free Periods Guide To Green Up Your Monthly Cycle

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Nowadays, most of us rely on big-brand single-use period products (mainly tampons and pads) for the majority of our life. Not only does this drain our wallet, with the average woman spending £5,000 on period products throughout her lifetime, but it’s also contributing massive amounts of waste to landfill. Its time to say hello to […]

The Ultimate Sustainable Travel Toiletries Guide For 2021

The ultimate sustainable travel toiletries guide for eco friendly travel Heading out on vacation this summer? You may be wondering what the best way to go about packing sustainable travel toiletries is. Worry not, we’ve got the ultimate sustainable travel toiletries guide ready in time for summer to help give you some ideas and inspiration. […]

7 Wildlife Garden Ideas For The Ultimate Sustainable Garden

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Whether you only have a tiny patio in the back of your house or a large property in the countryside, you can transform your space into a sustainable garden with some innovative wildlife garden ideas where local wildlife can thrive. Few of us ever give much thought to adapting our gardens for the animals who […]

Top 5 Eco Carpet Cleaning Tips To Protect Your Carpets

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Traditional cleaning products contain hazardous chemicals, posing a risk to both humans and the environment. If you’re searching for ways to clean your carpets without using these potentially dangerous substances, you would be better off opting for eco carpet cleaning products. Not only are these environmentally friendly but they’re less toxic to pets and your […]

12 DIY Natural Cleaning Products You Need In Your Life Today

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DIY Natural Cleaning Products Recipe Guide Did you ever wonder what exactly are in the cleaning products you’re using around your home? Unfortunately, more often than not, commercial cleaning products are full of nasty chemicals which could be harmful to both your own health and the health of the planet, such as formaldehyde, 2-Butoxyethanol, ammonia, […]

Why Everyone Should Be Using A Bamboo Toothbrush

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A toothbrush may seem to be something too small to make a difference in the global plastic crisis. However, over time, adding up the impact of every person on Earth, plastic toothbrushes create a lot of pollution. Thankfully, there is a simple and affordable solution – switching to the best manual toothbrush when considering the […]

The Value of Alternative, Ethical Search Engines

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So what is the value of ethical search engines? And why should we consider switching away from the big names? This guest post from Search Scene helps us answer those exact questions… Most of us use a search engine on a daily basis, whether we are trying to find the name of a song we’ve […]

How To Use A Safety Razor: A Beginner’s Guide To Zero Waste Shaving With A Safety Razor

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Ever looked at one and wondered how to use a safety razor? Shaving with a safety razor has been making a big comeback in the past few years (interested to hear ‘why’ they fell out of fashion?), as more people are looking for ways on how to go plastic free in the bathroom and/or reduce […]