Category: Greener Home

Compostable vs Biodegradable – Do you know the difference?

So often I see these words used in an interchangeable way and it seems to be confusing people. Let’s break these barriers to understanding down. Biodegradable means that the item in question will break down into smaller pieces. It might be a natural item such as food, in which case it is also compostable but […]

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How to make your own apple scrap vinegar

When I tell people that they can use their foodwaste to create things of use they regularly think I am a little over the top. The truth is that quite often it’s super simple to prevent something becoming waste. As the saying goes “Waste is only waste if you waste it.”. First thing you will […]

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Top 10 Environmental documentaries you need to watch in 2021

It won’t come as a surprise to many of you that I enjoy learning about the environment. I also love watching a good documentary when I have some downtime. It both kills time and educates me, that can only be a good thing right? If you also love watching documentaries and are eager to learn […]

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Where can I find a plastic free natural deodorant?

It’s no secret that I have used A LOT of different eco friendly deodorants over the years. I made the switch to natural deodorants around 5 years ago to avoid harsh ingredients, aluminium being a big one for me. You can totally flick back to see some of the previous natural deodorants I have reviewed […]

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Beauty Brands You’ll Love For being Vegan And Ditching Plastic!

“I know there are lots of vegan beauty products but can you get everything vegan and plastic free?” This was a question I was sent this week on Instagram. Great news is my answer was yes, you can get pretty much everything in your beauty routine vegan and (almost) plastic free. I even have an […]

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The best products helping banish plastic from our periods

Women spend almost 10 years of their life on their period with an average of 450 menstrual cycles. Most period pads in stores are still being made of plastic (each one contains up to 4 plastic bags worth of plastic!) and most tampons being wrapped in plastic and/or having plastic applicators so there is potentially […]

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Ways we can keep the earth greener on ‘World Environment Day’

Our environment is something that is often taken for granted which is sad. It’s sad because we do this in spite of the fact it gives us everything we have and need to live. In fact, I don’t think there is a person among us who thinks we don’t need to look after our environment […]

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Sustainable interior design for your home

Guest blog by Jill Bennett Interiors. Jill Bennett Interiors were founded in 2011 and based in Portadown, N.Ireland. You can find Jill over on Instagram and check out her website www.JillBennettInteriors.co.uk “THE HOME SHOULD BE AS INTERESTINGAS THE PERSON WHO OCCUPIES IT.” – Jill Bennett An organic approach to Interior Design… How can we take […]

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Vegan and Cruelty Free sunscreen for all the family

Sunscreen is one of those things we should all be using to protect our skin on a daily basis from sun damage and those pesky signs of ageing. Regularly when I’m advising people to wear sunscreen people ask “yeah but where can you get a cruelty free one?” and I tell them cruelty free is […]

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The 13 best beauty brands for the planet (and they are all cruelty free!)

How lucky are we to live in an age where we can buy skincare at the click of a button. Not that we normally have to but it sure is handy right now. Whether you love your high street brands or can’t bare to give up your high end luxury, the skincare market is quickly […]

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