After laying dormant for a couple of years (my blog not me!), I am now back!… and on a mission. My mission being to move towards a plastic-free (and eventually zero-waste) lifestyle. I have been noticing increasingly of late that I have been emptying out our small kitchen bin out to the outside bin on… Read More The Awakening
This is not meant to be a depressing article in any way and I am by no means a scientist (nor is this article based on anything but my personal thoughts) but I can’t help but question what on earth is going on!? Why is everyone getting cancer? A few years back I didn’t know… Read More Cancer and a greener life…
By my own admission I tend to avoid the news like the plague. I don’t read newspapers, I don’t watch the news on TV and while I often see “headlines” on the internet I don’t tend to read the news stories, however, it has been impossible to avoid hearing about the alarming news concerning climate change and how… Read More Climate change: what can I do to help?
I can hardly believe Christmas is almost upon us again…where did the time go? Things here at Greenermums have been a little quiet the last few months; the busier my own life gets the less time I seem to have for posting so apologies for that. I am so pleased to see, however, how busy… Read More Is it REALLY that time again? [Autumn/Winter round-up]
I watched a documentary this week aptly entitled “What a Waste” about how in the UK alone we throw away almost 7 million tons of food each year. I had actually read this headline previously in the newspaper following a campaign run by the Government called Wrap (Waste & Resources Action Programme) which revealed the extent… Read More Waste Not Want Not!
Looks horrible doesn’t it? All that waste just dumped on landfill. I think the more you “get into” recycling the more preoccupied you get with this mental image of what you throw away ending up just laying there rotting (or not rotting as the case may be) on landfill. I know this is the case for… Read More Some thoughts on waste and our ‘throw-away’ society
I am somewhat anal when it comes to recycling and very proud of it too as it’s one small thing that we can all easily do that when lumped all together will make a big difference. Take a moment to read through the above table of decomposition and I challenge you not to be a… Read More Every little helps….(aka recycle, recycle, recycle!!)