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Inspiration for Plastic Free Party Bags
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Back in the Spring, I posted about our 5 Hints & Tips to reduce the Plastic-Footprint of your Party. Our eldest is a Summer baby, so it was time to get back to the (plastic free) drawing board for party bags. I'd love to share what we came up with and provide some inspiration for plastic free party bags for your own parties. Home-made Lavender Eye Pillows. Back towards the end of the Summer, 10YO said we should collect up our lavender heads and make something with them. I suggested lavender eye pillows and she was all over it. After...
10 Simple Switch Ups on your Journey to Zero Waste
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Last week I talked about making Straight Swaps to more eco versions of your regular products, that require no change to our routine or our convenience (6 Straight Swaps on your Journey to Zero Waste). This week I want to talk about making 10 Simple Switch Ups on your Journey to Zero Waste. As you may remember, I have identified three 'levels' of change on a zero waste journey: Straight Swap - A change that really requires no change to our routine or our convenience. It is just a straight swap to a more eco friendly, zero waste version of an everyday...
NEW PRODUCT!! Contented Earth Beeswax Wraps (A great alternative to cling-film and tin-foil.)
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I am BEYOND EXCITED to announce the addition of a new product to the Contented Earth Eco & Zero Waste range: Contented Earth Beeswax Wraps!! I first started using beeswax wraps about a couple of years or so ago, when we were living in the US. As I was starting to think more and learn more about our diet, its connection to the environment and the impact of how we buy and store food, both on our own health and the health of the planet, I began to think about cling-film. It started to feel like wrapping our left-overs in plastic...