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
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]
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 have just returned from a beautifully relaxing two weeks in Lanzarote, one of my favourite places in the world. This was truly a treat on so many levels and I feel very lucky to have had this opportunity, not to mention it coming at the perfect time when daily life with its myriad of… Read More Sun, sea, sand and … yoga!
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!!)
In saying “Dummies” I am referring to myself and if I can compost, anyone can! You see it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3. Let’s take the example of eating a banana: 1) Eat banana 2) Put banana skin into kitchen compost bin (instead of regular household waste bin) 3) When full, transfer contents of kitchen compost bin… Read More Recycling: Composting for Dummies – Part 1