The subscription box business is booming and whilst there are plenty that I think are not helping the environment at all (think receiving a bunch of random products you might not ever use or want), there are many that really are trying to help people be more sustainable. In this blog post I will share … Continue reading 3 eco-friendly UK subscription boxes I recommend
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 and 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
I think many people believe that using renewable energy sources is more costly. Even I was one of these people, until now. A few years back, Ben and I switched to a green electricity company, trying to do our bit, but the bills was so high compared to our previous company that we had to … Continue reading Is it possible to save money using renewable energy?
Check out today’s blog post I wrote for the Wood-Create blog.
There’s an app for everything, or so we might believe in today’s culture! Today I have a different post for you, but I’m sure Ben won’t mind as he loves tech and eco-friendly topics and this covers both!
With green living and sustainability being a hot topic this year and interest only set to keep growing, and rightly so, I wanted to explore if there were apps that helped people live more sustainable lives. Although there are many not so eco-friendly apps that make us addicted to using more energy by playing games or checking social media, or even hiring vehicles, there are a rising number of apps that do have green living in mind and can even help us make greener choices. In this blog post I am going to look at some of the green apps that are available to download for your smartphone.
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It's almost the most wonderful time of the year, even for those of us who won't be over-indulging on mince pies or guzzling mulled wine by the gallon! As someone who is health obsessed all year round, I'll be looking forward to my vegan nut roast, mugfuls of raw cacao and lashings of cashew nut … Continue reading Healthy Christmas gift guide for health and wellness lovers
Earlier this year we made the switch to a 100% renewable electricity energy company (10% green gas) and I’m so pleased we did. It aligns more with our beliefs and our own journey of trying to lead more natural and eco-friendly lives. Read on to discover the benefits of joining Bulb and how to get … Continue reading Save money and the environment. Get £50 discount by switching to renewable energy company Bulb!
The environment is taking a huge hit at the moment, but the trend for living a greener and more environmentally conscious life is, fortunately, taking off. More and more people are thinking carefully about where they shop, what they buy and how their lifestyle can be improved by a new way of thinking. Veganism, amongst … Continue reading Turn your garden into a veggie paradise