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Crowdfunding has become a really popular way for new businesses to raise funds and bring their products to the market. All kinds of businesses are being being born via crowdfunding these days including lots of eco-inspired products and services. I am writing about two eco-inspired start ups today. The first is FLUX – a new type
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I used to try to avoid buying packaged foods as much as possible because I wanted to stop throwing single use plastic in the bin! This was made much easier by shopping in places like farm shops, local shops and online companies. I’ve learned a lot about shopping without packaging and if I go to the
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Sustainable actions are often quantified in terms of taking cars off the road. We all know that driving causes pollution and that isn’t good. The fact is though that public transport can be a bit of a nightmare at times. It isn’t always a practical or affordable option. So if you care about the environment,
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The term zero waste can be overwhelming and unrealistic. It’s best to view it as a journey rather than a destination and it isn’t the answer to everything. The first step to leading a more sustainable life is to make small changes. “Every small action matters because when 7 billion people do that thing, it
-> Continue reading 10 Easy Zero Waste Swaps
This blog post has been sponsored by Seventh Generation who make eco-minded cleaning products. Opinions are all my own! When I started this blog over 6 years ago, one of the first things I looked at was cleaning products. I used to buy normal cleaning products and an eco-friendly washing up liquid. The normal products came
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Christmas is on its way and the school holidays will soon be upon us. The kids will need entertaining! As this is an expensive time of year, you may be on the lookout for some cheap children’s activities. I hope these eco-friendly suggestions help. This is a guest post from Shoestring Jane who blogs about
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This blog post has been sponsored by VisionDirect.co.uk. Contact lenses are mostly plastic and some are designed to only last a day and then go in the bin along with the packaging they came in. Because of this I’m not a huge fan of them. I recognise though that for some people they will be a non-negotiable and
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Yesterday the 3rd Shomo Conference and Award ceremony took place in London and I won an award! Woo hoo – thanks judges. I also won a bottle of champagne in a lucky draw. It was obviously my lucky day! I didn’t go to the conference expecting to win anything (although it was a definite
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September is often a time for new beginnings. There is that back to school (or work) feeling after the summer holidays are over. It’s a great time to set new goals and with Zero Waste Week starting on Monday, why not let it kick start you on a journey to less waste! September is also a good
-> Continue reading Are you ready to kick start your journey to less waste?