Category: Greener Home

Want to Ditch bleach? meet your new best friend

We all know bleach is an irritant. Get it on your skin and it can burn the skin, even breathing in the fumes when cleaning can irritate your lungs. And the aspect that it will stain your clothes if you spill any is super annoying! From an environmental aspect, bleach is quite simply not environmentally […]

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4 easy swaps to remove toxins from your home

Would it shock you to learn that a lot of the air pollution we breathe in comes from our own homes? The cleaning products we use play a big part in creating air pollution. Harsh chemicals, artificial fragrance and other ingredients can leave us feeling their effects on our body. If there is anyone with […]

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Can you make your laundry routine outstandingly green?

I am a HUGE fan of Shop Well For Less on BBC One and currently loving the switch to Shop Well For The Planet. Anyone else been watching? One of the swaps getting a big thumbs up in episode one was the Ecoegg Laundry Egg. I can’t lie, I owned one but had never used […]

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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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