A month of the Rubbish Diet!

My eco challenge for this month was to slim my bin (i.e. throw less away) by undertaking The Rubbish Diet.  I received four emails over the month and was quite…

How hungry is your appliance?

This is a guest post from Mr ETL (my husband) about how we found out exactly how much we are spending on our background electricity usage throughout the year and…

Is going moneyless a step too far?

Well it isn’t for the Moneyless Man.  I found his Moneyless Manifesto because I was looking up alternative ways to clean teeth and wash hair.  He has some really interesting suggestions about…

Breakages

Since I decided to go on a mending spree, things have been breaking faster than I can fix them! I have found holes in socks, my weighing scales falling apart,…

No more burying my head in the sand..

For a long time I have avoided watching, listening to and reading the news. This is because I feel that the news tends to be very negative, doesn’t generally give…

Another successful clingfilm alternative!

Forget about shower caps – I don’t know why I didn’t think of this earlier.  A flannel or small cloth secured with an elastic band makes a great reusable cover for a…

Other DoChallenges

I think the DoNation is a fantastic concept and I have been perusing some of the other people asking for sponsorship by action not by money.  There are quite a few people…