Day 83 Upcycle Or Restore

Upcycling is taking something that’s considered waste and repurposing it. The upcycled item often becomes more functional or beautiful than what it previously was.Upcycle That Over time, with regular use our furniture and other items can become worn, tired, damaged and fade in colour. It is easy to simply discard the old one and buy… Continue reading Day 83 Upcycle Or Restore

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Day 78 Recycling

A report released by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) earlier this year, revealed that British households create over 26m tonnes of waste each year, the weight of around 260 large cruise ships.RecyclingBins.co.uk As humans we produce a lot of waste, with most ending up in landfill or even the ocean. The… Continue reading Day 78 Recycling

Day 74 Toilet Paper…

Over the years, people have become more conscious of the strain that we cause on the planet, with more people making an effort to limit this damage. Most people have become more familiar with recycling, reducing single use plastics and switching to paperless. But, there are many hidden habits that we have, that we don't… Continue reading Day 74 Toilet Paper…

Day 69 Send An E-card

With all the paper we waste each year, we can build a 12 foot high wall of paper from New York to California!The World Counts Every year millions of trees are cut down for human use, being made into paper, cards, packaging, posters, books and more. Some of these products are incredible and particularly helpful… Continue reading Day 69 Send An E-card

Day 61 Donate To A Shelter

I mentioned previously that Kovu, my cat, gets a lot of presents for his birthday and Christmas, but usually he plays with the packaging more than the actual present. He has more and more toys sat waiting for him to play with them, yet he steals the empty box from my eye drops, my favourite… Continue reading Day 61 Donate To A Shelter

Day 58 Pick Up Rubbish

Have you ever just been walking down the street, or siting in a drive thru and seen someone just toss their rubbish on the floor. One of my pet hates, is people who have no regard and just dump their rubbish anywhere rather than just waiting until they find a bin. I remember when I… Continue reading Day 58 Pick Up Rubbish

Day 49 What Are You Wearing?

Have you ever wondered where your clothes were made? Maybe you think they were made with love, care and compassion and maybe they were. But do you ever consider that it might not be the case? Buying the £5 cardigan or the £200 pair of trousers. Possibly designed by the most fashionable designer out there..… Continue reading Day 49 What Are You Wearing?

Day 47 Recycled Books

There are many ways to purchase books, via amazon, ebay, high street shops and more. However, the more planet friendly books to purchase are pre-loved books. Buying second-hand books has many benefits, it saves trees, it's cheaper as they are offered at a reduced price or it can help a charity if you buy from… Continue reading Day 47 Recycled Books

Day 46 Junk Mail

When you get up and check if the postman has delivered anything nice, you root through the stack of papers and find brochures, vouchers for the local pizza shop and a random flyer for a blinds company. Sometimes you might actually find letters addressed to you, but that is 2 of 5 and then one… Continue reading Day 46 Junk Mail

Day 43 Freecycle

Freecycle is a nonprofit organisation founded in 2003, with the idea that giving our stuff away can reduce waste by stopping good stuff going to landfill, as well as helping people within our community. It started small in Arizona, then spread across the world encouraging over 9 million members. As a result, we are currently… Continue reading Day 43 Freecycle