How, When and Where Can You Recycle Recyclable Packaging?

Tell Me How, Where and When – Please! My local council has recently changed its recycling scheme. Formerly, we were provided with thin plastic orange bags into which we could place all our recycling: paper, card, plastic, wrapping paper (no glitter), yoghurt pots, plastic trays of all denominations, shredded paper, plastic bags etc etc. When […]

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Can You Make Money From Your Art on Teepublic?

T shirt and shorts

What is Teepublic? Teepublic is another of those apparel companies which feature artwork from designers and they specialise in T shirts. Is That All? No – they have a range of clothing: T shirts in different sizes, hoodies, baby onesies, phone covers, face masks, notebooks – you know the sort of thing. Anything Else? Oh, […]

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Will the Borrowbox App Make You Happy?

Back to reading Guess how may books I’ve read since we went into lockdown at the end of March? 0 Yes, that’s right – I have read ZERO books! A big fat ZERO! Obviously, my trips to the library came to a sudden halt…. but I have books on my bookshelves which I thought I […]

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Will Biodegradable Teabags Make The Perfect Cup of Tea?

Some Teabags Are More Biodegradable Than Others I was pleasantly surprised when I reached for a pack of my favourite teabags in the supermarket the other week. It stated that the teabags were now completely biodegradable. Until last year I had always imagined that teabags were made out of paper and were fully biodegradable, although […]

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Should You Use a Crystal Rock Deodorant?

What’s All the Stink About? There’s a lot of information about the dangers of deodorants/anti-perspirants around. The question is – are they harmful to your health? Well, I’ve read a lot of scary stories about the safety of deodorants and anti-perspirants but, like so much in life, there doesn’t seem to be any firm evidence […]

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BEST Gardening Gadgets

Gardening is good for you – it’s official There’s nothing like getting out in the garden to improve your mood and your health. Here’s a few of my favourite ‘must-have’ best gardening tools and gadgets to help you keep your garden looking its best! Garden Kneeler Seat Everyone needs a kneeler seat and this one […]

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THE BEST FATHER’s DAY GIFTS

Custom Daddy Father’s Day Photo Collage Plaque Create a sweet gift for a beloved dad this Father’s Day with this six photo collage plaque. “DADDY” appears in the cente…by RedwoodAndVine Rustic Best Dad Ever Father`s Day Photo Collage Baseball Rustic Best Dad Ever Father`s Day Two Photo Collage Baseball. This modern custom and personalized baseball […]

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BEST father’s day cards 2020

Personalise that card! As most card shops are shut at the moment, a lot of us have no option but to buy our greetings cards online, and one of the benefits of this is that there are websites where you can personalise a card to make it really special. Here are some great Father’s Day […]

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Great Books to Inspire You to Go Green

You might have a bit of time right now to catch up on some reading. Why not take this opportunity to grab some books (digital or otherwise) and read up on ways you can reduce your carbon footprint and use less plastic, energy and create less waste? Here are a just a few great books […]

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Best Eco Refills for Liquid Soap Dispenser Bottles

I always try to use bar soap as I consider it to better for the environment (see Best Vegan Soap Bars) . However, in the current climate, it may be safer and more hygienic to use pump action liquid soap in certain circumstances as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19. Pump action liquid soap […]

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