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12 Eco-Friendly Must-Haves for University

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It’s that time of year when uni prep is underway and, as a parent, you don’t know whether to cheer or cry. It’s a busy and emotional time. But what items have been packed and ticked off that list? Are any eco-friendly at all? The great thing about choosing more environmentally sound products is that it is better for the planet as well as your wallet… Something every uni student has to keep a close eye on! I could probably waffle on for far too long listing amazing eco products that you could consider but I’ll keep this short and sweet so as not to overwhelm and if you get on with these why not check out the 55 reusables I mention in this previous blog too? But for now, let’s look at my top 12 eco-friendly must-haves for university…

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The Eco-Friendly Choice: Cloth Nappies for Newborns

Welcoming a newborn into your family is a joyous occasion, but it also comes with its fair share of responsibilities and choices to make. One decision many parents are considering these days is whether to use disposable or cloth nappies for their little ones. While disposables may seem as though they are more convenient, cloth nappies do also come with convenience factors such as never running out and being more cost-effective which can be often overlooked. They have gained more popularity of late due to their eco-friendly nature but honestly, there is so much more to a cloth nappy than that. Let’s explore why cloth nappies are a great choice for newborns, covering their environmental impact, cost-effectiveness, and practicality.

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September Gardening Jobs

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Due to their durability, lightweight nature, and aesthetic versatility, ACMs are extensively used in various applications, including building facades, signage, and interiors. But in an age increasingly dominated by sustainability concerns, how do ACMs measure up? This article delves into the sustainability and recycling potential of Aluminium Composite Materials.

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How to Incorporate Sustainability Into Your Everyday Style

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In recent years, climate change has become an ever-pressing concern. Glaciers are melting, weather patterns are shifting, and natural habitats are rapidly declining. Amidst all these environmental changes, an unexpected industry contributes significantly to the problem: the fashion world, specifically, fast fashion. Fast fashion refers to cheaply produced and priced garments that mimic the latest fashion trends. While these pieces may seem affordable and stylish in the short term, they have an overwhelming environmental and ethical cost. But fear not fashionistas! By making conscious choices, you can incorporate sustainability into your everyday style without compromising your look.

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