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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
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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
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Before I tell you about the challenge, I would really appreciate your help with my bamboo paper art prints that I am selling on Etsy. I am new to this and I have put together a quick survey on the prints and what I should be selling. The link to the survey is here: Zoe’s
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If you have been following me on Facebook and Twitter, you might have noticed that I have started up a new project – Zoe’s Zen Art! You can buy my prints from my Esty shop here: Zoe’s Zen Art Etsy Shop What does this have to do with being eco-friendly and saving money I hear you
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Amaretto is a sweet liqueur that if stored properly shouldn’t go off for a very long time. Over time though it can reduce in quality. When I did a drinks declutter recently in my home, I found bottles of alcohol that we hadn’t touched for over 10 years. I also found an expensive bottle of sparkling wine that
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It’s July and a few years ago I joined in with Plastic Free July. Since then I have cut out a lot of plastic from my life. For quite a long time I tried to go shampoo free and I lived without foods I couldn’t find plastic free e.g. peas and celery. I went out
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