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Planet Friendly Bin Liners

3 August 2021

There are lots of ways to be green in our homes, and one of the easiest is to use yesterday’s news to line your green bin. That’s right — you can use those forgotten newspapers to create a fully recyclable and planet-friendly alternative to plastic bin-liners. Each year, it’s estimated that 500 billion to 1 […]

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Make Your Own Planet Friendly Beeswax Wrap

1 August 2021

If you’re looking to replace those plastic zip-locks and are done getting tangled up in cling-film, look no further than our DIY natural beeswax wraps. Beeswax wraps are a reusable, sustainable alternative to single-use plastics. They’re super easy to use — simply wrap them around your bowl! — and they’re just as simple to make […]

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Make Your Own Planet Friendly Foaming Hand Soap

30 July 2021

Making your own household products is easier than it sounds. And foaming hand soap is especially easy – it only requires four ingredients! But why make your own soap, and why bother making it foaming? Well, for starters it’s more planet-friendly than other kinds of soaps: Studies show that when people use foaming soap, they […]

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Low Carbon Recipe for Chocolate Cake

27 July 2021

Low-carbon recipes are mindful of the energy and resources that go into producing, packaging, and transporting food. Choosing local and in-season produce wherever possible is a good way to reduce the distance your food had to travel to get to you. Where your food comes from is one factor to consider, especially when looking at the bigger […]

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How to Choose a Safer Sunscreen

21 July 2021

Did you know that chemicals found in many sunscreen lotions are highly toxic to corals and other marine life?

By looking for natural sunscreen products you can avoid the harmful impact that traditional sunscreens have.

Look for sunscreens that are zinc or titanium dioxide based.

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How to Build a Rain Garden

A rain garden is a simple and beautiful way to collect water and let it absorb slowly into the ground.

A rain garden can absorb 30% more water than the same space of lawn!

Check out this great “how to” guide for building your own rain garden.

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How to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Did you know that different models of appliances consume drastically different amounts of energy?

By switching over old appliances to models with the ENERGY STAR label you can save energy and money!

When it comes time to replace your appliances make sure to prioritize the more efficient models.

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