Transform Waste Into Nature Connectedness

I suffer from a terrible amount of guilt whenever anything enters my bins (both landfill and recyclable). I never know where it’s going to end up or the impact of our waste. The best piece of advice I can offer as a parent of 4 is to not eradicate your waste, but to eradicate your…

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How To Home Compost!

I hate food waste. It drives me mad. When scraps enter my bin, I instantly feel guilty about those less fortunate than us who don’t have affordable access to food. Food waste is also a massive contribution to climate change. Producing, moving, storing and cooking food uses energy, fuel and water. Each of which, produces…

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Transform Waste Into Nature Connectedness

I suffer from a terrible amount of guilt whenever anything enters my bins (both landfill and recyclable). I never know where it’s going to end up or the impact of our waste. The best piece of advice I can offer as a parent of 4 is to not eradicate your waste, but to eradicate your…

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Top 3 Recycling Schemes To Help Reduce Waste

1. Crisp packets – Terracycle Crisp packets are not currently recyclable in home recycling collections. With over 7,000 non-recyclable crisp packets being produced every minute, this results in over 4 billion ending up in landfill every year. Scary right? Alas, due to consumer pressure on Walkers, the giant crisp company has partnered up with Terracyle…

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Top 3 Ways To Reduce Plastics On-The-Go

We’ve all been there. Giving in to the convenience of plastics as they help to bail us out. Fell victim to a plastic fruit-shoot bottle because you left your child’s beaker at home? Yep! Buying a Boots meal deal because you woke up too late to make lunch? Yep! Carrying away a coffee cup loaded…

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Top 3 Easter Card Crafts

1. Easter Pegs Inherently useless, but utterly fun, these pegs are easy to make and amusing for at least 15 minutes after construction (24 hours if you’re easily amused like us…). All you need to make your Easter pegs is an old Easter Egg box (or any other card), scissors, glue and a wooden peg. We’ve…

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Reusing Your Easter Eggs – Part 2

3. Make your Easter Egg into a handy jewellery box All you need for this nifty little craft project is a sponge and a pair of scissors! Simple trim your sponge to fit neatly into your egg, add a couple of ring-sized holes, and pop the sponge into the bottom of the egg. Then, you’ve…

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Reuse Your Easter Eggs – Part 1

As with any holiday, Easter comes with an excess of pretty packaging. Some of this can be recycled, some you can reuse, but the vast majority inevitably ends up in landfills. This year, we were determined that our Easter treats (because no one’s saying you shouldn’t be allowed treats) shouldn’t be subjected to this same…

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Make Your Own Valentine’s Chocolate Box

Come on, let’s admit it, – the best thing about Valentines is having a guilt-free day to munch on luxurious chocolate. Goupie chocolates will of course, be my go-to this Valentines. Not only for the hubby but for myself. We’re rather addicted! As for my toddler, like most, she’s massively into role play and stretching…

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Make Your Own Mini Tree

Make Your Own Mini Tree

First things first, open out those boxes! In case you haven’t made any of our creations before – here’s a useful guide for ya… Once you’ve opened your box, use our tree template which you can download at the bottom of this page to mark out two tree shapes. Once you’ve cut these out, measure…

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