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    6 Twine String Bespoke Craft Projects

    Shabby chic, rustic interior décor and jewellery is very popular at the moment. But rather than buy from fast homeware/mass produced goods stores, there are lots of twine string projects you can create at home. Not only are these DIY craft projects fun, by using sustainably sourced twine string they are more ethical, environmentally...

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    6 Plastic Free Hair Care Solutions

    When ditching plastic out of your life, finding a plastic free hair care routine can be challenging. Almost all shampoo, brushes and styling products have some form of plastic packaging or component, which is destined to pollute the Earth in landfill and make a demand for the plastic industry to produce more. The good news:...

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    5 Steps for a Sustainable Coffee

    A cup of sustainable coffee is a step closer to a healthier planet. Coffee is prevalent in many of our lives: the morning pick-me-up, the afternoon boost, catching up with friends over coffee, coffee meetings, relaxing with a cup in the evenings. That’s why it’s important our coffee is sustainable. There are many environmental challenges...

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    5 Way to Achieve a Plastic Free Laundry

    5 Ways to Achieve a Plastic Free Laundry

    Modern technological change has enabled many time and labour-saving hacks for living. But we are now collectively finding that the old-fashioned way is sometimes best. Especially when it comes to health and the environment. The everyday task of doing the laundry is thankfully easier due to modern washing machines. Let’s face it, we don’t...

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    The Revitalising Benefits of Matcha in Natural Skin Care

    The Revitalising Benefits of Matcha in Natural Skin Care

    Matcha is your new best friend in natural skin care. This super ingredient, traditionally grown and harvested in Japan, is a potent skin and health tonic. For the ultimate in natural skin care, you really can’t go past products containing Matcha. What is matcha? Put simply, Matcha is a potent, high quality green tea. This...

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    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    With the 2018 school year underway, here are some healthy school lunch ideas to help get the inspiration flowing. Ideally a school lunch will contain a mix of protein and healthy carbohydrates. Think sushi rolls, home-made muesli bars and muffins and veggie sticks. Bake Mixes Biome stocks a lovely range of vegan and nut...

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    Our Favourite Bento Boxes for a Waste Free Lunch

    Once the domain of Japanese cuisine only, the bento box is a now a force in children’s lunch boxes the world over. The style, simplicity and convenience of these boxes make them a great choice for parents and caregivers wanting to provide a healthy lunch with variety. But best of all, it generates a...

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    How to use jojoba oil in skin care

    Why is Jojoba Oil so Good for Skin?

    Do you want a facial and body oil that is a good multi-tasker as well as being completely natural and from a low-maintenance crop? Jojoba Oil could be the saviour you’ve been waiting for. First gaining popularity in the 1970’s (remember your mother or grandmother’s cosmetics cabinet?), the benefits of this oil are being...

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    How to use neem oil in skin care

    3 Ways Neem Oil Will Improve Your Skin With Regular Use

    Neem oil is gaining in popularity for skin care and other uses. It is an exotic, slightly mysterious sounding oil, hailing from the Neem tree indigenous to India and Burma. The special properties in the oil are beneficial for a number of skin conditions both as prevention and treatment. Here we look at 3...

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    Eco Friendly Stationery Essentials

    For back to school, work, university, and every time in between, eco friendly stationery can prepare us for the work ahead, and help the planet too. By opting for products that have a good end of life and are made from sustainable resources, your stationery will not only make your feel good, but will...

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    How to Put Together a Plastic Free Lunch Box

    A plastic free lunch box helps reduce the demand for plastic in our world, as well as reducing your exposure to the toxins found in many plastic lunch boxes, such as lead, BPA, phthalates and PVC. For those trying to achieve a plastic free lunch box, it can be difficult to find lunch containers and lunch...

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    10 Eco Friendly Back to School Tips

    Preparing for the school season can be overwhelming, but these easy AND eco friendly back to school tips will save you time, money, and best of all, the environment. 10 Eco Friendly Back To School Tips 1. Reuse before Buying It’s always better to reuse what you have than to buy what you don’t...

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