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Do You Worry About Using Essential Oils Safely?

Some years ago I loved the idea of essential oils but was a bit scared of them! I didn’t know how to use essential oils safely and so didn’t use them at all which with hindsight, was a bit ridiculous. I decided to embark on a year long course to learn about essential oils and …

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Going Back To Basics!

I’ve had a great weekend and cooked for some friends on Saturday evening. That might sound like a simple thing to do but for me, it was a big deal. I’ve lost my confidence to cook over the last couple of years and inviting friends for supper was a big step to getting back to …

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Recycled Silver

I had the pleasure of attending a workshop at Hiraeth Creative in Folkestone and made these stunning earrings. I love them and when I realised that the silver we used came from recycled x-rays. I know, hard to believe but all the silver used in the shop and the workshops is recycled or upcycled. The …

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Eco-Friendly Christmas Market

Eco Friendly Christmas Market

We held our first eco-friendly Christmas market which was a great success. Businesses were able to showcase their products, showcase their knowledge and talk about their business journey. It’s fascinating to know the story behind a business, why it started and where it plans to go. From homemade paper (with a master class) to recycled …

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Countryfile Launch Plant Britain Campaign

Today, BBC’s Countryfile launched a campaign to plant 750,000 trees across Britain. Countryfile Plant Britain wants to get everyone planting in a big, ambitious two-year project where we can all do our bit in the battle against climate change and to help wildlife and our own well being. You can log your planting details on …

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What are the circular economy and the shared economy?

In a circular economy there is no end to the lifecycle of a product, it merely transforms into something else


Environmentally Friendly Ways to Decorate Your Home

Research carried out by the British Heart Foundation last year has shown that a third of UK adults throw away furniture which could be recycled or reused. The charity said that this is likely to be linked to the rise of ‘fast furniture’ where homeowners are choosing to replace perfectly good items to keep up with rapidly changing interior design trends.

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Have You Ever Thought What Happens To Discarded Flip Flops?

Flip flops get discarded on the beach but where do they go?


What Is the Circular Economy?

A circular economy is when we keep resources in use for as long as possible

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Business Environment Network

How can business prove itself sustainable?