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Earth Month: Friday Lunchtime Lives - Meet Kate from Its Our Planet Too

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Earth Month: Friday Lunchtime Lives - Meet Kate from Its Our Planet Too

On Friday 30thth of April Kate from Its Our Planet Too joined me for our last he Friday Lunchtime Live that I've done over Earth Month. Meet Kate and discover all about her business, what inspired her to take environmental action, what she's trying to do to restore our Earth (the theme of Earth Day 2021). • Who you are and what does your business do? It's Our Planet Too is a website aimed at children to raise awareness of the environment, including the plight of endangered animals. It’s essentially an education resource, full of fascinating facts, images, fun stuff to download and quotes as well...

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Earth Month: Friday Lunchtime Lives - meet Cathy from Miller & Keane

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Earth Month: Friday Lunchtime Lives - meet Cathy from Miller & Keane

On Friday 16th of April Cathy from Miller & Keane joined me for one of the Friday Lunchtime Lives I'm doing over Earth Month. Meet Cathy and discover all about her business, what inspired her to take environmental action, what she's trying to do to restore our Earth (the theme of Earth Day 2021). Who you are and what does your business do?   I'm Cathy, mum of two and owner of Miller & Keane, a British luxury natural candle & home fragrance business.   It's a small, family run business born from both a love of candles and also a huge passion for high quality,...

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Life After Lockdown: Will The Environment Be Better Off?

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Life After Lockdown: Will The Environment Be Better Off?

Covid 19 - Humans 0 : Environment 1 Alongside the devastation of the Covid 19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns – sickness, death, loss, isolation, anxiety, depression and economic uncertainty, we have all seen the good news stories of environment recovery. Crystal clear waters in Venice. Turtles hatching from their eggs in peace and successfully making it into the sea in enormous numbers in India, Brazil, Florida and many other places.  Dramatic photos of clean air in places which have only known smog for decades have been circulating the internet.  Delhi The Himalays   Los Angeles And closer to home, Goats...

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How To Effectively Disinfect With Green Cleaning

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How To Effectively Disinfect With Green Cleaning

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a detailed blog, giving 6 Reasons to Green Clean.  But as our lives continue to focus on cleaning, and disinfecting and trying to make our homes as clean and virus-free as possible, I wanted to focus in on how we can do that, but without sacrificing our desire to do so in a green way. So let's look at ways in which we can disinfect our houses effectively, but in an environmentally friendly way. 1. White Vinegar The primary ingredient of many natural cleaning products is white vinegar. Vinegar is acetic acid, which...

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Reducing My Family's Carbon Footprint: Our Carbon ‘Foodprint’

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Reducing My Family's Carbon Footprint: Our Carbon ‘Foodprint’

As you are probably aware, I am looking at ways for our family to reduce our carbon footprint. The first area I looked at was our upcoming car change and whether we could improve our carbon footprint in that area. But another area we are also looking at in tandem with this, is changing our diet to help reduce our carbon footprint.   The impact of food on our family’s carbon footprint Depending on which study you look at, the production of food and drink makes up around 15-25% of the total greenhouse gas emissions for the UK – that’s...

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