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11 Ways To Be More Eco-Friendly As A New Parent

When I became a parent the first time around (almost 7 years ago now!) the products I was told about were all about convenience. Nobody ever suggested alternative methods or brands, it was disposable this, throw away that, make your life easy and buy to chuck out; who wants to do extra washing or cleaning? Who wants to do more when you are tired? Make things simpler, choose convenience. But when I became a parent the second time around, I realised that there were other ways and ways that are far better for our environment and also better for our pockets too! (Why does nobody mention this part?!) So, here are 11 ways to be more eco-friendly as a new parent… Continue reading “11 Ways To Be More Eco-Friendly As A New Parent”

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Between a flood of packing material and a mountain of boxes, there is no denying that a traditional move isn’t exactly a friend to the environment. If you have a move in your near future and have been making an effort to live an eco-friendly lifestyle, then this can be very frustrating. But who said your move has to be traditional? There are plenty of ways you can modernize your move to be more eco-friendly. Here are 8 simple tips to get your eco-friendly move off on the right foot. Continue reading “8 Tips to Make Your Move More Eco-Friendly”

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What Sustainable Fashion Looks Like To Me

What does sustainable fashion look like to me? ⁣
I’ve wanted to touch on this for a while now for a few reasons:

1) because I am certainly not perfect in this department and I want to show that

2) sustainable clothing can be expensive

And Continue reading “What Sustainable Fashion Looks Like To Me”

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I love finding new ways of reducing our plastic waste, living more sustainably and producing less waste. I have the baby/toddler bits sussed now, I have managed to significantly reduce plastic bottles in the bathroom and our kitchen area has many eco-products used in it now so my next steps are to work out where else in our lifestyles we can make positive changes. This year we are taking part in the 1000 hours outside scheme which encourages more activities outdoors and getting in touch with nature rather than being sat inside in front of a screen and this made me realise that we needed more on the go products to help us to be outside all day without the need of buying packaged food items or disposable items such as cutlery and cups so when I saw Net Zero Co’s On-The-Go Reusable Kit it was just the perfect solution. Continue reading “The Perfect Reusable On-The-Go Products from Net Zero Company”

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