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15+ Easy Zero Waste Beauty Swaps

Are you looking to minimise waste in your beauty and personal care regime? I’ve come up with 15+ easy zero waste beauty swaps that make it easy to reduce our environmental impact. With concerns (or even panic) about the impending environmental crisis mounting, I believe it’s up to companies to overhaul their environmental policies. I think it’s also up to us as consumers, to do what we can, and buy from environmentally responsible businesses. Of course one person trying to  ...

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A Weekend in Hove: Food and Eco-Friendly Shopping

As a parent, I find it really important to get away by myself every now and then. As much as I love my girls, I need time to recharge and reset. It’s also vital to spend quality time with friends – not just a snatched conversation at the school gates. It’s good for Ryan to spend time with the girls by himself too, and also, he owes me from when he went to a festival for a weekend! Last weekend I spent the weekend with two of my oldest and best friends in Hove where one of  ...

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Is Second Hand Second Best? Why We Should Buy Second Hand Clothes

Are you a fan of second hand clothes and furniture? I love both, for several reasons: you can find something unique, it’ll be cheaper than buying new, and it’s much better for the environment. If you buy from a charity shop, you’ll also be helping others: win/win. When I was a student I was a charity shop queen. But sadly now I rarely have the time or energy to scour them. I have had some secondhand luck recently though, on Facebook selling sites, and from my mum’s  ...

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12 Easy Zero Waste Swaps to Help You Be Eco-Friendly

This week is #ZeroWasteWeek which is great for raising awareness, but for me, kind of daunting. I am really trying hard to live a more sustainable, greener life. But not producing any waste is still a looooong way off for me. Here are twelve easy zero waste swaps you can start doing right now, to reduce waste in your home and when you’re out an about. Remember, it’s not about doing zero waste perfectly – it’s about everyone doing it imperfectly! This list is by no  ...

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