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6 Steps to Zero Waste Living

6 Steps to Zero Waste Living

Zero Waste Week is taking place this week, the first full week in September.Zero Waste week was founded by Rachelle Strauss in 2008 and began as a national campaign in the UK. It is now recognised worldwide.You’ve no doubt heard of the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. These terms were first popularised in the late 1970s.In 2013, Bea Johnson...

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3 Simple Summer Activities for Kids aged 4 to 9

3 Simple Summer Activities for Kids aged 4 to 9

Jessica O’Rourke from Mud Bugs has put together 3 simple activities for you and your kids to enjoy this Summer. Pressed Flowers This activity is great for preserving colour and flowers and introduces children to one method of preservation. This is a lesson of patience, science and beauty. Keep it simple and just talk through the activity and allow your...

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Father's Day Gifts Ideas

Father's Day Gifts Ideas

Here's our pick of some great sustainable gifts for the fathers and father figures in your life. 1. Naked Necessities Shaving Set Gift the Ultimate Shaving Experience with this Shave Set. It contains a Traditional Style Razor, Shaving Soap and 5 blades. These traditional style razors have always been so popular at markets I have attended.  People have recounted stories...

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Easy Cleaning Swaps for Under €5

Easy Cleaning Swaps for Under €5

Green Cleaning Series - Part 2 Great cleaning swaps that don't cost the Earth!   Luffa/Loofah are the fruits of the species Luffa aegyptiaca and Luffa acutangula. It is cultivated and eaten as a vegetable, but must be harvested at a young stage of development to be edible. When the fruit is fully ripened, it is very fibrous. The fully...

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Sustainable Easter Ideas for Families

Sustainable Easter Ideas for Families

The days are getting longer and brighter, which is always the year’s first promise of spring. A promise that prompts high street and grocery shops everywhere to fill their aisles with all things Easter as soon as the heart-shaped boxes of chocolate for Valentine’s Day have disappeared. Chocolate eggs wrapped in plastic, colourful plastic eggs and baskets designed for single-use;...

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