I’ve just received a press release and want to share it with you as I think it is so ridiculous. I’ve already seen news of this happening on one of my favourite websites called Plant Based News where I highly recommend signing up to their weekly newsletters as you’ll get loads of the top plant … Continue reading EU wants to ban ‘meaty’ names like ‘sausage’ and ‘burger’ for vegan food
A lot of people underestimate the negative impact that stress can have on the body and mind. In a lot of cases illnesses can occur as a result of stress. I often get very stressed out and need to learn how to manage this stress to help prevent it doing damage to my body and … Continue reading The symptoms of stress
It’s all very well us making environmentally-friendly changes at home, but businesses and large corporations need to make changes too. It always frustrates me how we are scrubbing out finished jars of peanut butter at home ready for the recycling bin, hoping to make a difference, yet there are large businesses creating significantly more waste … Continue reading The top 10 ways UK offices have gone green
Understanding where wood comes from should be an important part of any person’s woodworking journey, whether it’s for a professional job, a DIY project or home improvement, it’s important to ensure it’s from a sustainable source. In this blog post I will explore what sustainable wood is, which wood should be avoided and why choosing sustainable wood is important.
When I first started out in woodworking I was mainly using reclaimed materials, but for those materials I need to buy, I put little or no thought into where they were coming from. It was too easy to go and buy wood from a local retailer without any understanding or thought of the journey that wood had taken to get there.
As a family we are quite environmentally conscious. We buy mostly organic food, buy 100% renewable energy from Bulb, have solar panels on our roof and recycle /…
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