Did you see the latest news on wet wipes? It was kind of hard to miss; over 5,000 wet wipes were found near the Thames! That is because people have been flushing them down the toilet rather than putting them in the bin.Read More »What Do You Flush Down your Sink & Toilet?
A selection of sustainable lifestyle posts covering eco-conscious living, green products for the home and sustainable living.
Over the last few years, I have become more aware of the type of clothing that I buy. I’m not a big clothes shopper, in fact, I find the whole process stressful and over stimulating.
However, obviously, I still need to have clothes. (I’m not quite ready to move to an eco-friendly nudist community yet!).
Since downsizing our home we have seen many benefits including less to maintain & less housework. We no longer spend half of our weekends trying to get our house back in order after a busy week of work.Read More »Grofresh Kitchen Garden – Sustainable Lifestyle
You may have already seen my minimalist garden makeover post. This week I thought I’d show you our nautical themed downstairs toilet makeover.
Over the last 4 years, we have downsized twice. The reason for this is that we have an aim to completely simplify our lives. The simplifying process started with a mammoth decluttering, which although it did have a massive impact on our daily life wasn’t still quite good enough for us, so we downsized.Read More »Minimalist Garden Makeover: Before & After
Whenever we travel by some form of motorised vehicle, whether that be by car, bus, train or plane, there is always a carbon footprint involved.
When you use one of the free online carbon footprint calculators if you add in any form of travel your personal carbon footprint immediately shoots up. There are ways you can reduce this with things like carbon offsetting or choosing a more energy efficient mode of transport.Read More »Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: Travel By Coach
Having an energy-efficient home not only saves you money but also helps you to reduce your carbon footprint. Ideally, all our homes in the UK should be as energy-efficient as possible. However, the cost of these eco home improvements can add up which a lot of the time people just cannot afford.Read More »Why You Should Consider the ECO Scheme
This week IKEA Exeter invited me along to their open day to check out their long-awaited new store. I was intrigued as the Exeter store is their most sustainable store to-date. Read More »My Visit to IKEA Exeter – Their Most Sustainable Store So Far