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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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6 Reasons to Green Clean

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6 Reasons to Green Clean

You will have seen us talking lots about Green Cleaning online, but what are the reasons to be green cleaning your home? At the highest level, the primary reason to green clean your home is health: both for you and your family, and the environment. An added benefit to green cleaning your home, is that after a little bit of up-front cost, very rapidly it becomes cheaper. We think about pollution at an environmental level, but how many of us have actually questioned the pollution level INSIDE our house, where we can spend up to 90% of our time? And...

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What does Zero Waste ACTUALLY mean?

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What does Zero Waste ACTUALLY mean?

I don't know about you, but I certainly find all the 'eco' terms very confusing..... Eco.... Biodegradable.... Compostable.... and the seeming Nirvana of..... Zero Waste! BUT WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN? Even the Eco-ist of the Eco-Living world still show us these little jars of receipts and chocolate bar wrappers. We create waste. Fact. We can reduce our waste, and we can reduce it dramatically, but can we actually go Zero Waste? And what does Zero Waste actually mean? Zero Waste in the Past If we think of ourselves as animals, we consume foods, process them in our bodies and...

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4 Considered Changes on your Journey to Zero Waste

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4 Considered Changes on your Journey to Zero Waste

In previous weeks I've 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), and Simple Switch Ups that require small changes or a little extra thought (10 Simple Switch Ups on your Journey to Zero Waste). This week I want to talk about making 4 Considered Changes. 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....

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6 Straight Swaps on your Journey to Zero Waste

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6 Straight Swaps on your Journey to Zero Waste

No sustainable change can be made instantly and wholly. It is a process that takes time and effort. This is something we need to remember on our own journeys to zero waste. We need to take one change at a time and make it a habit. Then we move on to the next. As I wrote in my blog, The Easiest Way You Can Start Your Eco Journey To Zero Waste, don't be Sisyphus. Don't choose a whole (zero waste) boulder. Pick up one 'pebble' and slowly, but surely walk up that hill to the top and put that pebble...

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