Tag: green living

Eco-Exchange Week 14

Microbeads to plastic free products This week we look at microbeads, something which is in a lot of products we use every day, products which end up washed down the sink and into our water systems. I’ll start with a definition:  “Microbeads are manufactured…

Eco-Exchange Week 13

Regular bulbs to LED bulbs  When considering this week’s topic I thought, “I’m pretty sure I already have energy saving light bulbs.” I then had a look around the house to confirm. Yes some of the bulbs are LED but actually there’s a few…

Eco-Exchange Challenge: Week 7

Plastic bottles to reusable bottles This week we’re going back to the basics of environmentalism. We all know that plastic is bad for the environment from drilling of oil to plastic production to and end product that doesn’t biodegrade for hundreds of years. We…

Eco-Exchange Challenge: Week 3

Landfill to Composting This week we’ve turned our attention to what we are throwing out. We already recycle our paper, plastic, cans and glass thanks to our local council making it pretty easy with separate collections for all of these. What we noticed is…

Eco-Exchange Challenge #52weeks

As you may already know we’re keen as a family to live with consideration to the environment. We want to do more than we’re already doing and thought a great way to continue to drive change is to set ourselves a challenge – an…