With the world moving towards becoming more sustainable and being more aware of the threats of global warming, our flooring choices are no exception. While looks and practicality are usually the top of our lists, it’s actually easier than you might think to go for an eco-friendly option when it comes to buying a new … Continue reading Sustainability and flooring
If you’re wondering which the healthiest flooring choice for homes is, then a hard floor is definitely a winner in my eyes. I am a big fan of hard flooring for so many reasons, including its health benefits, and we have it throughout our home. Upon moving in to our fixer upper six years ago, … Continue reading The health benefits of hard flooring
We’ve been using plant-based cleaning products for a few years now in an effort to create a non-toxic living environment in our home. Natural living with limited use of chemicals is really important to me. Recently we have taken it one step further by choosing zero-waste cleaning products, but I’d now like to make my … Continue reading 3 eco-friendly homemade cleaning product recipes
Our homes should be our own personal happy space. They should be a place we enjoy living and want to spend time; that’s why making a house a home is so important. It’s about creating a positive, inspiring, happy place that we are proud to call home and that also brings out the best in … Continue reading How to create a positive living space
Last week on Instagram an eco-friendly business called EcoVibe was suggested to me and I've already placed an order! I also have an EcoVibe discount code for 20% off for you. Not long ago I was telling a friend how a few years back I had some concentrated natural cleaning products from a company called … Continue reading EcoVibe discount code 20% off! Go zero waste with these plastic-free cleaning products
If you want to be more sustainable at home then the kitchen is a great place to start. It’s where we consume a lot of energy and create a lot of waste. In this blog post you will find your ultimate guide of tips and advice for an eco-friendly kitchen. Tips to be more eco-friendly … Continue reading Your ultimate guide to an eco-friendly kitchen
Having your own outdoor space can be a wonderful thing for your health in so many ways. Not only does it give you some private outdoor space to relax surrounded by nature, take in some fresh air and work off some calories whilst gardening, but it also means you can grow your own organic fruits, … Continue reading Tips to start your own vegetable garden
Reducing plastic is hot news. Plastic is literally suffocating our planet, killing animals and is even toxic to us coming back in the food chain to those who eat fish from the sea. Kind of like karma really. Even if it wasn't poisonous to us, we should still be doing something about it. Littering our … Continue reading Who Gives A Crap review + 10 tips to reduce plastic waste in your bathroom
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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If you have been trying to save money on your energy around your home, and can see your bills increasing every year, chances are that you will need to make some changes. Some smart and sustainable changes will help ensure that you are still able to enjoy the little luxuries in your life, but you … Continue reading A few tips to be more sustainable with your home energy