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Sustainable home book cover

Sustainable Home – A book review

For Christmas, I was lucky enough to get a copy of Sustainable Home: Practical Projects, Tips and Advice for Maintaining a More Eco-friendly Household by Christine Liu. I really have the best friends!

clear bubble with forest

Environmental Awareness Days 2021

Everyday there seemed to be an ‘International day of xxx’ or ‘National day of xxx’ and in 2020 there were quite a few that I had missed. So I thought I would do a calendar for 2021.

Tea word in tea

Ditching tea bags

For someone who has always used tea bags the transition to loose tea wasn’t as smooth as I thought it would be.

Plastic in tea bags

Us Brits are tea-lovers. We love our tea; we have it with cakes, biscuits, toast and we can even go to expensive shops to have luxury ‘afternoon tea experience’.

Make Your Own Food Mesh Bags

I needed some mesh bags for my shopping but reluctant to buy them brand new. I’ve been trying to buy second-hand where I could and I had an idea.

Green Infrastructure

For those who aren’t familiar with the term ‘green infrastructure’, this term relates to a network of multi-functional green spaces.

Ecobrick overwhelm

Ecobricks are plastic bottles that are filled with plastics that would usually go to landfill because they can’t be recycled. The plastics are cut into small pieces and packed tightly into the plastic bottle.

Our Plastic Problem

We are familiar with images of where plastic ends up; in rivers, on landfill, in the oceans and wrapped around sea life, but it’s not often we see where it comes from.

The Story of Plastic

The Story of Plastic

The Story of Plastic was aired in the UK on Earth Day 22nd April 2020. A moving film about where plastic ends up and where it begins.

Strawberry Plants - busy in the garden
Ready for planting with Easy Peasy Greeny

Busy in the garden

I love getting the garden ready for growing food. I’m still a newbie to this

Carbon Calculator

My Carbon Calculator

This was something I was really looking forward to doing and I was curious how high (or low) my carbon footprint was compared to the national average.