How “green” are eco products?

Despite the amount of evidence provided, it's fair to say that there is a small amount of people will not change their minds about climate change and continue to buy items that damage our environment. However, misleading information provided with the best intention can also be damaging. Swapping a branded toxic product for an Eco... Continue Reading →

Mental Health Awareness Week

Every year, 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem. In any given week, 1 in 6 people In England will report experiencing a common mental health problem such as anxiety and depression. A survey is carried out in England every 7 years to measure the number of people who... Continue Reading →

Shaving off carbon from my grooming routine

Finally my last disposable razor blade cartridge has given me all the usage it can, so instead of getting the same ones again, I've bought myself an old fashioned safety razor. I have two reasons for making the switch, my main one is obviously the environment but money also plays a part. In 2017, approximately... Continue Reading →

Online group dynamics

I find online groups fascinating. I recently joined two groups online, as I thought it might be a great way to get some inspiration from like minded people.  I was very excited to join and was really looking forward to learning about and sharing tips and facts. What I found was unfortunately they are not... Continue Reading →

IPBES Global Assessment – summary

The IPBES Global Assessment was released yesterday (6th May), and presented evidence from a range of different fields which concluded that the health of ecosystems that we and all other species depend is deteriorating more rapidly than ever. The assessment reported that across most of the globe, nature has now been significantly changed by a... Continue Reading →

Review – Plastic Free Toiletries

Last month I went to Lush to buy some items in order to start my plastic free bathroom adventure. The Shampoo Bar - 10/10I chose Honey I Washed My Hair as it smelt lovely. I only need a few of rubs on my hair as it really lathers up!  My hair feels soft and clean, and my... Continue Reading →

Waste not, want not

Food Waste WRAP reported that the total household food waste in the UK is now 7.1 million tonnes, almost three-quarters is food we could have eaten and worth around £15 billion. This works out to be almost £70 per month for the average family with children. Saving food helps slow down global warming and deforestation, by reducing the amount... Continue Reading →

Getting young children interested in environmental issues – BIODIVERSITY

Biodiversity Biodiversity is important as it ensures the continuation of life within an environment. Every living thing on Earth is connected in some way to other living things. If one species becomes endangered or extinct, it will affect all of the other species. For example bees help pollinate wildflowers, without this pollination many of these plants... Continue Reading →

Getting young children interested in environmental issues – GARDEN

Garden Research has shown that outdoor space has been found to enhance the value of learning and development for children, we can set a positive example to our children by engaging with the outdoors and nature by being enthusiastic and enjoying the outdoor activities. Come rain or shine, we love spending time and playing in... Continue Reading →

Getting young children interested in environmental issues – HEALTHY LIVING

Healthy Living As parents and caregivers we play an important part in our children’s health, however our all to often busy lifestyles can sometimes be hard on our health, and can make it difficult to find time to be physically active. It's so easy to slip into the habit of choosing unhealthy snacks and meals or... Continue Reading →

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