Green Alternatives Blogs

  • May Eco Tips

    1st In season foods - Artichoke, Asparagus, Aubergine, Beetroot, Chicory, Chillies, Elderflowers, Lettuce, Marrow, New Potatoes, Peas, Peppers, Rad...
  • April Eco Tips

    If you missed of our social media posts then below are the eco tips posted out in April.  Follow us on @greenalternativesuk on Instagram or Faceboo...
  • March Eco Tips

    1st In season foods - Artichoke, Beetroot, Cabbage, Carrots, Chicory, Cucumber, Leeks, Parsnip, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Radishes, Rhubarb, Sorre...
  • February Eco Tips

    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 ...
  • January Eco Tips

    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 ...
  • Bringing back the Milk Man

    Bringing back the Milk Man We’ve recently started buying our milk via the milk man. Why oh why did we wait so long to make this change? I’m actuall...
  • Bread Wax Wraps

    Heard of a Bread Wrap? Do you use your local bakery?  If you do, isn’t it annoying that your yummy fresh bread is then popped in a plastic bag befo...
  • Summer’s here - and so are eco-friendly sunglasses!

    Summer is here – Hurrah! This year I’ve committed to not purchase 2 or 3 pairs of cheap supermarket sunglasses that get trodden on by the kids or l...
  • Fancy a (plastic free) cuppa?

    I don’t know about you but if I don’t have a strong builder’s cuppa within half an hour of waking up, I’m pretty much a write off for the morning! ...
  • Diary of a Shampoo Bar convert – A 30 day trial

    Read about the steps undertaking when switching to a shampoo bar.
  • Be The Change – where to start

    Like many families, I hated being using the disposable nappy, the non-recyclable Ella’s Kitchen pouch, the plastic nappy bags and worst of all; the...