How to Become a Tree Hugger (Use Less Paper)

We were recently chatting to some family members about how we have become so blasé about our every day consumables. We don’t even consider where they come from. In particular we were talking about toilet paper (like you do). Let’s be honest, you don’t exactly sit on the toilet thinking about the fact the toilet… Continue reading How to Become a Tree Hugger (Use Less Paper)

Sole Searching

Homemade foot spray - sole searching

There's nothing quite like getting home after a hard day. The sun is shining and all is well. Until you walk into our porch and the smell hits you - running shoes and slip-ons are not our friends. They stink! It's not our fault, honest! Did you know that you have 250,000 sweat glands in… Continue reading Sole Searching

A to Z of free things you can do right now to become more sustainable (and may even save you money)

Become more sustainable A to Z

Sorry for the long absence chaps. Summer joy and Brexit malaise all got in the way. However we are back and hope to get posting regularly again. This week we're doing a different sort of post focusing on what you can do right now to live a more sustainable life. We've had quite a few… Continue reading A to Z of free things you can do right now to become more sustainable (and may even save you money)

Recycling Tips – an update

Recycling tips

Our last post was all about recycling and we've had some feedback that a bit more detail was needed. We therefore decided to do a mini update post to give you some recycling tips that fit in with some of the ideas we wrote about last week. Plastic Bag Recycling In our recycling post we… Continue reading Recycling Tips – an update

How to go Beyond the Recycling Bin

Recycling - how to recycle more

Apologies for the duplicate post here for our subscribers - I accidentally deleted this post, so having to re-publish it. So please feel free to ignore this post...or re-read it to remind yourself what you can do recycle more. While we try to start all of our posts with something that will make you chuckle,… Continue reading How to go Beyond the Recycling Bin

A Bold Move – does eco laundry detergent actually work?

Throwing in the towel - eco laundry detergent

First off, let us apologise for being a bit late on this post. As the title may suggest, we’ve already hit upon some failure in our quest to be green. This weeks post is about everyone's favourite chore, laundry. But until we can afford a maid, it's got to be done by us. Part of… Continue reading A Bold Move – does eco laundry detergent actually work?

Oil Change – Swapping Olive Oil for British Rapeseed Oil

Who doesn't love extra virgin olive oil on everything? Drizzled over tomatoes, dreaming of sitting in the sun in Spain or Italy with a glass of chilled wine. Mmmmm... But wait a minute. We don't live in Spain or Italy and the current view out of our window looks more like winter than the middle… Continue reading Oil Change – Swapping Olive Oil for British Rapeseed Oil

Boom

The Big Bang

Our Big Bang was the realisation that we could do an awful lot ourselves to try to affect a positive change in the world. This is a blog about our attempts to minimise the impact that our family has on the environment and a way of sharing with you our findings. Hopefully you'll be inspired… Continue reading Boom