March Eco Tips

1st In season foods - Artichoke, Beetroot, Cabbage, Carrots, Chicory, Cucumber, Leeks, Parsnip, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Radishes, Rhubarb, Sorrel, Spring Greens, Spring Onions, Watercress.

2nd Grow your own Loofahs

3rd Don’t overload car, increases fuel consumption

4th Carry a refillable coffee cup

5th Reduce food waste - It takes a lot of water to produce our cereal, fruit and other food.               

6th Recycle batteries, they are very toxic when they breakdown in landfill         

7th Flo Products - plastic free range of sanitary products

8th Washable Make Up Wipes

9th Using supermarket delivery service actually has a much better carbon footprint

10th Switch to LED bulbs 

11th Carry Food produce Bags                                                                                 

12th Cloth instead of paper napkins

13th Use Freecycle 

14th Switch to Washable sponges   

15th Watch our video on Facebook for a range of bamboo Cotton bud uses 

16th Shop for products not wrapped in plastic                  

17th freeze fruits and veggies you might not have time to get to before they turn 

18th Global recycling day - Check the plastic symbol on packaging to see how recyclable it actually is 

19th Make your own washable wet wipes 

20th Make own dishwasher liquid 

21st International day of forests – Switch your website to a green hosted service

22nd World water day  https://www.facebook.com/greenalternativesuk/photos/a.412257776174725/663754904358343/?type=3&theater

23rd Buy from Charity Shops

24th Don’t kill dandelions, good food source for bees

25th Buy ugly fruit, otherwise they are thrown out

26th Buy single bananas, otherwise they are thrown out 

27th Go for recycled or tree-free toilet paper

28th use pasta water for plants

29th Air dry clothes

30th Buy a toilet with basin built in to cistern to recycle water

31st If you can't invest in a new loo, get a water-saving bag for your old-style toilet

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