Eco Home: be ‘Stuff’ Wise

Eco Home: be ‘Stuff’ Wise

1. Sell your unwanted stuff!While buying secondhand is a great way to save money, selling your old stuff will actually make money. Car boot sales, selling sites and table top sales “reduce, reuse, and recycle” — meaning there’s no energy wasted on producing new...
Eco-Healthy Child Care Checklist

Eco-Healthy Child Care Checklist

This initiative comes from the USA but includes useful information to check your own standards by … the Eco-Healthy Child Care® Checklist offers 30 easy-to-follow steps to reduce environmental health hazards in a childcare facility. Eco-Healthy Child...
Eco Home: be Energy Wise

Eco Home: be Energy Wise

1. Change that light bulbCFL, or compact fluorescent light use a quarter of the energy and last 10 times longer—so the steeper cost will more than pay for itself. With lighting comprising about 12 percent of the standard energy bill, it’s worth the change.2. Turn down...
Eco Home: be Water Wise

Eco Home: be Water Wise

1. Opt for reusable water bottles Here’s a secret a lot of people don’t seem to know: Tap water is drinkable. Keeping a nice, BPA-free water bottle in your bag is an insanely simple way money. Bottled water is incredibly wasteful on so many levels: An estimated 80...
Eco Home: be Food Wise

Eco Home: be Food Wise

There are a lot of misconceptions about living an eco-friendly lifestyle, particularly the idea that it’s expensive, inconvenient, and requires a full head of dreadlocks.But in reality, it is easy being green—giving the planet a helping hand is just a matter of making...
Keeping cool in childcare

Keeping cool in childcare

As the months go on it is starting to get a lot warmer here in the UK! We have come up with some top tips that can help you and the little ones cool this summer! Drink lots of water Drinking lots of water throughout the day helps to keep your body temperature down....
Trending products we love!

Trending products we love!

Edible cups Tableware company Loliware sells disposable cups that are both biodegradable and edible – or in their words, “biodegr(edible).” If it happens to end up in a stream or a waterway where it’s not supposed to, it’s going to break down just...
The Benefits of Stainless Steel Straws

The Benefits of Stainless Steel Straws

With the increasing climatic changes and the growing concern about the harmful effects of plastic, it’s time we switch to healthier and more environmentally friendly alternatives.Just imagine, if a single person were to use a plastic straw every day for the next ten...