Eco Hints & Tips

Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – December

Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – December

Β Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – December 1st Rent your tree. Renting a Christmas tree is growing in popularity as people love the real tree experience but don’t like the idea of it being thrown out in January. We have a small tree that has just been re-potted after being outside since last Christmas and we hope to be able to do this for some years. For many who don’t have the space or means to keep a tree all year then renting may be the way forward. There are many places offering this service where they will collect the tree...

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Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – November

Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – November

Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – November 1st In season food – Apples, Beetroot, Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Celery, Chestnuts, Chicory, Cranberries, Elderberries, Jerusalem Artichoke, Kale, Leeks, Onions, Parsnips, Pears, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Swede, Swiss Chard, Turnips, Watercress, Wild Mushrooms, Winter Squash 2nd Switch to eco deodorant. I know there are many people who make their own deodorants which I appreciate is even more eco. If that’s not something you want to do but still want to make a more positive environmental step then look at the range of deodorants that come in easily recyclable or compostable packaging....

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Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – October

Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – October

Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – October 1st In season food – Aubergines, Apples, Beetroot, Blackberries, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Celery, Chestnuts, Chicory, Chillies, Courgette, Cucumber, Elderberries, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Marrow, Onions, Parsnips, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Rockets, Runner Beans, Spinach, Spring Greens, Spring Onions, Summer Squash, Swede, Sweetcorn, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watercress, Wild Mushrooms, Winter Squash 2nd Invest in a smart thermostat. This is not only a money and energy saver it’s more convenient. They can learn heating preferences and habits and self-adjust to suit you. You can also make changes from your phone...

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Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – September

Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – September

Daily Tip Challenge 2020 – September 1st In season food – Aubergine, Beetroot, Blackberries, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Courgettes, Chillies, Cucumbers, Damsons, Fennel, French Beans, Garlic, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Mangetout, Marrow, Onions, Parsnips, Pears, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Plums, Pumpkins, Radishes, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Rocket, Runner Beans, Samphire, Sorrel, Spinach, Spring Greens, Spring Onions, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Sweetcorn, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watercress, Wild Mushrooms 2nd Use washable food wraps. Kids are returning to schools and people to offices and the temptation in the present climate is to revert back to plastic and throw in the bin...

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Plastic Free Tips

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Plastic Free Tips

Wondering how to use less plastic in your day to day life? Check out our plastic free tips for around the home, and choose a little or a lot to try! With plastic free alternatives and inspiration, you will learn easy ways of how to reduce plastic use in your life to live a more zero waste life without plastic.

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