I know that a small number of my readers (ok, almost all of them, but still a small number) have an email sent to them when I write a new post. I LOVE you for this, thank you. Can I ask one more favour please? When you get the email, would you mind reading the … Continue reading A Note to my Readers
Less than 2 weeks left to enter the competition set on the Previous Post page. All you have to do is contact me by message, contact form or email with your thoughts on how you can make one small change which will help the environment. Entries will not be judged, the winner will be random. … Continue reading February Competition Reminder
This month is an easy challenge for us. Our energy fixed tariff contract comes to an end in March and we have started looking for a Green tariff with which to replace it. We currently use Bristol Energy as we appreciate the ethos. It's not making a profit yet but when it does the profits … Continue reading March 2019
There are lots of companies selling plastic free versions of everyday items now, both locally and online. A google search will throw up loads of sites and it would be impossible to explore them all. As you may have read in my January Resolution, I have visited some local shops, but they are more focused … Continue reading Great Retailer – nonplasticbeach.com
Do you buy Christmas and birthday presents for your whole family? We do and I Iove it! We have quite a big family so the other day I totted up how many presents we buy: Together, Colin and I have 4 siblings, 2 brothers-in-law, 3 children, 2 sons-in-law, 2 grandchildren, 6 nieces, 3 nephews, 2 … Continue reading How many gifts do we need to wrap?
We’re on the last day of January and I’m not sure that we’ve really succeeded. On the other hand, ALL progress is worth celebrating! How did we do with the 3 criteria? The change must be ethical Yes, our attempts at refills and swaps have used less plastic than we would have otherwise, albeit not … Continue reading Last Day of January
It’s time to announce February’s challenge. A reminder of the conditions: The change must be ethical The change must have the potential to be permanent (if it works out we stick with it) The change must be measurable. While we continue to try and get into some sort of routine with January’s project, I can … Continue reading February’s Challenge
OK, so how is January’s resolution going and have we made any progress? The answers are 1. All right and 2.Some. We have visited Scoopaway on Gloucester Road and will definitely be visiting again. We were able to get all of the refills we could get at Wild Oats and much more. Like Wild Oats … Continue reading How’s January Going?