Eco Hints & Tips — life hacks

DIY: Easy Eco Friendly Cleaning Tips

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DIY: Easy Eco Friendly Cleaning Tips

Your guide to plastic free, DIY eco friendly cleaning products, including homemade all purpose cleaning spray, natural toilet cleaner and chemical free kitchen sink cleaner. Check out our easy tips today!

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DIY: Beeswax and Vegan Wax Wraps in 4 Easy Steps

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DIY: Beeswax and Vegan Wax Wraps in 4 Easy Steps

Daily tip 6 of 7 for Food Waste Action Week...DIY beeswax and vegan wax wraps! An easy tutorial to making your own wax wraps to keep your food fresher for longer. As well as being a simple 'how to' guide, it is also a fun crafty way to spend the day, but for the less creative amongst you we also sell food wraps. Take a look at our Eco Hints and Tips page throughout this week to see more daily advice for reducing your food waste. Make sure you are using #FoodWasteActionWeek and tagging @lfhw_uk in your social media posts to help spread the word and also any useful tips you have come up with to reduce your food waste!

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Stock Up For Stock!

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Stock Up For Stock!

Daily tip 5 of 7 for Food Waste Action Week...Stock! An easy way to reduce your waste is by keeping food scraps to make stock for stews, soups and sauces. This tip gives you an easy guide of how to do this! Take a look at our Eco Hints and Tips page throughout this week to see more daily advice for reducing your food waste. Make sure you are using #FoodWasteActionWeek and tagging @lfhw_uk in your social media posts to help spread the word and also any useful tips you have come up with to reduce your food waste!

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Daily Tip Challenge 2020 - February

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Daily Tip Challenge 2020 - February

Below are the 29 eco tips put out in February.  Follow us on Instagram or Facebook if you want to see each daily tip as we put them out. 1st Local food for the month - Apples, Beetroot, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celeriac, Chicory, Jerusalem Artichokes, Kale, Leeks, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsnips, Pears, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Spring Greens, Spring Onions, Squash, Swedes 2nd National hedgehog day – Make a hedgehog house, they are good for eating pests and for the wider ecosystem 3rd Lid for coffee and gravy granules can be used on tins of beans/soup 4th Residual heat cooking - turn...

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Daily Tip Challenge 2020 - January

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Daily Tip Challenge 2020 - January

Below are the 31 eco tips that were sent out each day through January.  Follow us on Facebook or Instagram @greenalternativesuk to receive a daily tip. In season Fruit and Veg for January - Apples, Beetroot, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celeriac, Celery, Chicory, Jerusalem Artichokes, Kale, Leeks, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsnips, Pears, Spring Greens, Spreing Onions, Squash, Swedes, Turnips Cutting out meat 1 day per week will cut carbon footprint by 1915 lbs of CO2 Grow your own low maintenance produce - Corgettes, Squashes, Beetroot, Cillies, Dwark French Beans, Potatoes, Strawberries, Radishes, Shallots Gooseberries, Rhubarb.  Full details visit www.gardenersworld.com/plants/low-maintenance-veg-and-fruit/ Don't leave electrical...

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