EcoVibe discount code 20% off! Go zero waste with these plastic-free cleaning products

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

Who Gives A Crap review + 10 tips to reduce plastic waste in your bathroom

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

The importance of sustainably sourced wood

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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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