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5 Effective Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and Live More Sustainably

We are all very much aware that climate change is already posing a significant threat, much earlier than many could have imagined. I know that sounds very heavy as an opener for a blog but we have just seen the hottest year on record and more frequent unusual weather patterns. However, there is hope, we know we have time to change and we know exactly what is required to reduce our carbon footprint. Now, I know a lot of people hate the carbon footprint term and the responsibility it puts onto the individual and I get that, there are companies and celebs contributing to climate change at a huge rate but I still believe that every little bit helps and if we can change just a handful of things in our lives that will make a difference then I am more than happy to do that… And I hope you’ve come here because you want to make a difference too. So, how can you do that and what is a carbon footprint?

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When it comes to parenting, every penny really does count. From nappies to formula, baby food and clothing, the expenses of caring for a baby can quickly add up. Another item amongst these costs are disposable baby wipes, which may seem like a small upfront expense but one that can significantly impact your budget over time. However, there is another option, a sustainable and cost-effective alternative one… Reusable baby wipes. Let’s explore how making the switch to reusable from disposable can save you money on baby wipes.

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