Natural Deodorants That Actually Work: 5 Options To Try

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When you think of natural deodorants, you might envision a weak, watered-down version of the strong and aluminium-based antiperspirants you’re used to. Still, there are several natural deodorants that actually work on the market that are effective and free of harmful chemicals. If you’re looking for a natural deodorant that actually works, you’re in luck. … Read more

Saving Energy At Home: Do Dimming Lights Save Energy?

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In case you haven’t noticed by now, the UK (and the rest of the world) is in a bit of an energy crisis. The prices are going up and we’re faced with the impossible choice between not using energy, or making up the surplus with either fossil fuels (coal, etc) or nuclear energy. I’m not … Read more

Zero Waste Candles: A New Eco-Friendly Way To Bring Scent Into Your Home?

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During the wintertime, we love spending the evening indoors watching some TV or participating in hobbies (like writing these blogs!). While we’re indoors, lighting a few candles around the house and staying in for the night is a nice way to make the house feel like home. However, we all know that burning candles has … Read more

Does Eco-Friendly Plastic Biodegrade? The Ugly Truth About Biodegradable Plastic

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Plastic. It seems to be everywhere in our world. In fact, a recent study by The University of Newcastle, Australia, suggests that every week “up to 5 g/week of microplastic particles is potentially ingested by humans.”. That’s the same weight as a 20 pence piece in the UK or an American Nickle. Biodegradable plastics or … Read more

Do Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergents Work? 7 Tips To Super Charge Your Green Detergents

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Laundry. It’s something that most adults have to do every day and for most of us, grabbing a bottle or box of detergent at the store is quick, easy, and something we don’t think about. Your detergent habit could be having a terrible effect on the environment, though, and there IS a better way! So, … Read more

Food Security: Why Food Preservation Is An Essential Skill

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Food security means different things to different people. For some of us, being food secure means having a few months’ supplies of food in the pantry ready for whatever might happen (such as a job loss or a global shortage), and for others, it means learning how to cook and preserve food for our family’s … Read more