Tag: green

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 week 11

Long showers to timed showers An average shower uses 7.75 litres per minute with power showers using 17 litres per minute. According to waterwise the average shower is about 8 minutes. This is about accurate for us. When I thought about it I realised…

Rushcliffe Country Park – Nottingham

Hi y’all! I hope you all had a good weekend? This past weekend we were visiting close friends who live in Nottingham. We did some research and found that Rushcliffe Country Park wasn’t very far away at all. Not knowing what to expect apart…

Eco-Exchange: Week 1

Plastic Toothbrushes to Bamboo Toothbrushes Welcome to our very first eco-exchange. You’ll find more detail about the challenge here. We had a good think about what to do for our first challenge and ran through our average day and realised we should start at the…

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…

Guerrilla Gardening

So, as a family we like to a spread positivity to our fellow person, help the environment and have fun. We have dabbled a few times in guerrilla gardening which helps us to address all of these goals. So what is guerrilla gardening? Essentially…