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Break your Reliance on Disposable Plastics!

Break your Reliance on Disposable Plastics!

Disposable plastics are a huge contribution to the waste we produce.  It has been estimated that over 300 million metric tonnes of plastic is produced over the world annually. A staggering 50% of this is though to be disposable and these are discarded within a year of...

Why Recycling Is Important

Why Recycling Is Important

In recent years, climate emergencies have started to gain the recognition they need and this has led to recycling fast becoming part of our everyday lives. Have you ever stopped to ask yourself whether recycling really makes a difference? Well, here is the affirmation...

The Benefits of Shopping Locally

The Benefits of Shopping Locally

There are many benefits to shopping locally that don’t just involve saving you time. Buying produce from local amenities, such as farmer's markets, lets you know where the product has originated from. As well as being beneficial to you, shopping locally is also a...

Constructing Water Butts

Constructing Water Butts

One of the advantages of summer showers (and there’s not many) is collecting the water that your garden needs to flourish in the sunny weather. Creating a water-butt is a perfect and easy way to harvest water whilst keeping the cost on your meter down and it’s better...

The Benefits of Eating Seasonably

The Benefits of Eating Seasonably

Flowers are blossoming, birds are singing, the breeze of the wind is beginning to feel warmer, and the sun dawdles a little longer in the sky – summer is on its way! But this doesn’t just bring afternoon picnics and reading in the sun, summer brings a very tasty...

The Benefits of Having a Compost Bin

The Benefits of Having a Compost Bin

Composting is nature’s method of recycling our food waste into nutrients for plants. Installing a compost bin in your home has many benefits for your household and the Earth. Reduce household waste Around 35% of our household rubbish is organic waste. In our...

An Interview with Catherine Weetman

An Interview with Catherine Weetman

Hi everyone, thank you for reading another Sustainable Saturday blog. This week I did an interview with the amazing Catherine Weetman! Catherine is an author, speaker, and activist in creating environmental and resilient methods in business and sustainability. She is...

The Wellbeing Farm, Our Green Story

The Wellbeing Farm, Our Green Story

Set in the picturesque hillside of Edgworth, The Wellbeing Farm has become known for its sustainable running and ecological ethos. Founder Celia Gaze had a dream of creating a venue centred around Wellbeing. Through her tireless hard work and optimistic drive to...

A Natural Solution to Chemical Cleaning Products

A Natural Solution to Chemical Cleaning Products

Many domestic cleaning products are detrimental to the user and the world around us. The Environmental Working group examined the safety of over 1000 ingredients which are used in commercial domestic household cleaning products..! The results of their investigation...

What Does it Mean to be ‘Sustainable’?

What Does it Mean to be ‘Sustainable’?

What it means to be sustainable, is by living in a way that creates harmony between us and the planet. Imagine you have been on a nice muddy walk. If you don’t wipe your boots before entering your house, you’ll track more mud on the carpets. And the more you’ll have...

What to do with Cardboard; Repurposing Rubbish into Creative Genius

What to do with Cardboard; Repurposing Rubbish into Creative Genius

When it comes to cardboard in our rubbish, we use it in abundance. In fact, Cardboard Balers state ‘an average household can throw away as much as 13,000 separate pieces of cardboard every year. Most of this is packaging on foods and retail items’. Although it has...

Introduction to ‘Sustainable Saturday’

Hello and welcome to your ‘Sustainable Saturday’! Every Saturday, I’ll be writing articles that will explore sustainable and eco-friendly ways of living. Each article will focus on a key area of environmental research that I have explored during the week; and each of...

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