We're all stuck inside at the moment, but that doesn't mean that we can't be getting some bits done for our allotment/gardens! Here's a couple of things that co-owner Grace has been doing to pass the time inside...Reduce Reuse RecycleMake Your Own Spider & Web
Have you been noticing more spider webs in the garden lately? That is because, during Autumn, spiders spend their time being out and about looking for a mate. So after marvelling at their glistening, symmetrical webs, we wanted to create our own! You can make this from things lying about the house and is a fantastic way to show children how fun recycling can be. Its dangly legs will make a brilliant Halloween decoration!Reduce Reuse RecycleTransform Waste Into Nature Connectedness
Has anybody else been watching BBC’s Hugh War on Plastics? Anyone desperate to curb their plastic usage? Emma Oldham has some tricks up her sleeve that she's been generous enough to share with us!Reduce Reuse RecycleHow To Home Compost!
Home Composting: An Easy Way to Fight Climate Change & Food Waste by Emma OldhamReduce Reuse RecycleTop 3 Recycling Schemes To Help Reduce Waste
We put a lot of faith in our recycle bins. We spend time rinsing out and collecting recyclables, but where does it actually end up? Sadly, only 9% of the world’s recyclable plastics actually end up being recycled. The remaining plastics end up either dumped into the ocean, illegally incinerated (which produces highly toxic fumes), or stuffed into poorly maintained landfills. There just isn’t enough resources or money to meet recycling demands while plastic consumption is at an unstoppable amount.
However…don’t stress too much. There are still some great companies working hard to help us recycle our waste. And the more we utilise them, the stronger demand we create for recycling initiatives. Emma Oldham's explored a few...Reduce Reuse RecycleTop 3 Ways To Reduce Plastics On-The-Go
Emma Oldham gives us her top three ways to reduce your use of plastics on the go.Reduce Reuse RecycleTop 3 Easter Card Crafts
For some reason, Easter holidays have always been filled with arts and crafts. Whether it be Easter Bonnets, egg baskets or Easter decorations kids this time of year are glued to the pritt stick. Here's our top three Easter crafts, all of which are possible to make with our Easter Egg boxes!Reduce Reuse RecycleReusing Your Easter Eggs - Part 2
There's plenty more that can be done with those gorgeous Faberge-inspired Easter Eggs of yours. Read more to get some ideas!Reduce Reuse RecycleReuse Your Easter Eggs - Part 1
A couple of nifty ways to reuse your Goupie Easter Eggs once you've finished munching the devilishly moreish chocs inside! More to come next week...Reduce Reuse RecycleMake Your Own Valentine's Chocolate Box
Getting kids to use their imagination in an age where they're spoilt for choice with high energy and, often, complicated toys, games and activities is hard. We think that a little upcycling can be just the ticket, and Emma agrees! Here's how her and her daughter are re-using Goupie boxes this Valentines day...Reduce Reuse RecycleMake Your Own Mini Tree
Make your own mini decorative Christmas tree with leftover Goupie boxes! Super simple, and uber cute <3Reduce Reuse RecycleMake Your Own Christmas Tree Decorations
All of our boxes are 100% recyclable, but why not have a little more fun with them before? Here's how to make your very own Christmas tree decorations using left-over Goupie boxes.