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Milk and More

As part of Plastic Free July, it’s a good opportunity to evaluate just how much plastic we are personally using. Recently, as part of a Brownie’s badge, my daughter had to do an audit on the household waste. It was shocking to see that in just 7 days, we had over 100 items in theContinue reading “Milk and More”

Plastic Free July

The month of July is designated to raising awareness of the problems with plastic and global movement to reduce the use of single use plastics. Plastic Free July is a call to be part of the solution to plastic pollution. According to a recent BBC news article: An estimated 1.3 billion tonnes of plastic isContinue reading “Plastic Free July”

Dad’s Pork Pie

For Father’s Day this year, I chose to treat both my dad and my husband (daddy of our three) to a Fortnum and Mason’s pork pie. Sometimes Dad’s need a little luxury treat too? Pork pies are a traditional English snack dating back to medieval times when using a hot crust pastry was a wayContinue reading “Dad’s Pork Pie”

World Refill Day

Today, 16th June, is World refill Day, as well as being forecast to be the hottest day of the year. World Refill is a global campaign to encourage people to sign up to a pledge to reduce single use plastic. As an organisation, they have partnered up with Chilly’s water bottles to promote using reusableContinue reading “World Refill Day”

Wildflower Seed Bombs

Making and planting seed bombs is a fun, messy, hands-on activity that all can join in with. It is also a low cost, eco friendly gift idea that is really simple to do. I have recently been involved in the planning of some eco activities for a school eco day where I work. We areContinue reading “Wildflower Seed Bombs”

Play for future

When looking at buying birthday gifts for children, I always look for something that is a more than just single use. I try and buy useful things like clothing, stationary, baking equipment, games or books. Where possible, gifts that are not covered in non- recyclable plastic film that goes immediately in the bin or inContinue reading “Play for future”

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