Last night a great new series started called War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita. I went onto Twitter afterwards. Lots of people were commenting things, like why can’t we use paper bags, or compostable packaging or glass bottles and tins instead of plastic? I think it is fantastic that the problem of plastic is
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Eco Thrifty Living the book is now available to buy on your Kindle! This book is an introduction to and an overview of how to save money and the environment. In it I bring together the things I have learned throughout the last 8 years of writing this blog. I think (of course I’m slightly
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Do you ever finish a DIY project and end up with bits you don’t need? A tin of paint, some old decking, a kitchen sink? Wouldn’t it be great if there was a place you could go to give them away so that someone else could make use of them. How about a place that
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I have news about my book. The cover is ready as you can see above. However I’m not going to publish it by the end of the week. The deadline has been really helpful to me though and I am really glad I have been working towards it as I have made loads of progress.
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Yesterday I got up really early to go to London to find out about Gazelle – a phone recycling company. Phone recycling isn’t a new idea in this country. However Gazelle is changing the game! They are bringing their phone recycling kiosks over from the US where they have been in business for 10 years,
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Octopus Energy is a green energy provider with a difference. They want to help their customers have more energy efficient homes and they are being proactive about it. They’re not just giving advice on what to do, they have purchased 100 thermal imaging cameras that attach to your phone and allows you to take pictures
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It’s sooo cold!!!! The last couple of weeks it’s been sub zero temperatures in the mornings. All this cold weather has been making me think about what I can do to keep our heating bills down. To start with I spent a lot of time advancing the heating and snuggling up to the nearest radiator.
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I believe in self help. The person best positioned to help me get to where I want to be in life, is me! That doesn’t mean doing everything by myself. It means creating the circumstances which I need to be successful. At the moment my main focus is on helping myself finish my book. So
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Do you want to save money on your food shopping in a way that is kind to the environment? Do you also want to avoid involve ditching good quality food for the cheapest options out there? In this post I am going to share how you can save money on your food shopping without compromising
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Please note alcohol should only be drunk responsibly and in moderation. This post is aimed at adults only. I’m not a big drinker, but I do like having the occasional glass of
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