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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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Holding On To Summer at The Roof Garden London

It’s officially September, so summer blooms have definitely started to fade… apart from the John Lewis Roof Garden in London! This isn’t an advert, but I had such a lovely time there earlier in the summer, I wanted to let you in on it. It’s open until the end of September so hopefully you can go and have some end of summer fun before the weather turns. Read on to see some pictures of how pretty the Roof Garden London is.

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Introducing Eco-Friendly Recycled Plastic Yoga Wear

Are you worried about the plastic crisis? That eco-anxiety you may be feeding is a real condition, and I am certainly feeling it. I’m doing my best to avoid single-use plastic, though that does feel like a losing battle. But what about the mountain of plastic the human race has already produced? Luckily, some pioneering companies are recycling plastic into fabrics, ready to be used again. Organic Basics have sent me some of their eco-friendly recycled plastic yoga wear to review.  ...

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