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5 top tips for less waste festivals

Can we have less waste festivals? We’re in the middle of festival season, with so many happening up and down the country, we’ve been thinking about how to cut down the waste. With the pictures from Glastonbury festival this year somewhat disappointing in terms of the...

How to make elderflower cordial

How to make elderflower cordial

We know you love a recipe, especially when it's for something you can pick out in the wild, so here's how to make elderflower cordial. This is a lovely recipe to share with you from The Old Bakehouse Cookery Tips: Rather than wash your elderflower, just give them a...

Sustainable wedding

Is there such thing as a sustainable wedding?! It's summer and finally weddings can take place in the usual way, but how can we have a wonderful celebration without costing the earth in more ways than one? For all of the couples getting married this year it must be a...

Eco-Able shop

You might not be surprised that I wanted to write about our new Eco-Able shop in Cirencester! When I started the business I had no idea where it would lead me and nearly 3 years in we have grown the business to the point of opening our first in person store. This...

Wild garlic and cheese scones

It’s wild garlic season and we wanted to celebrate the amazing gifts that nature brings us each and every season, by sharing this amazing wild garlic and cheese scones recipe! We’ve been given a gorgeous wild garlic and cheese scone recipe to share from the fabulous...

Rewilding your garden

If you love nature, you might well be looking at ways to do more at home or in the garden, and one way is rewilding your garden. Whether you have a large garden, small garden or allotment, there are lots of ways you can make your garden more wildlife friendly. Plus...

Eco friendly Easter

Want to know how to have a more eco friendly Easter? Great, you've come to the right place! Like all celebrations, it can be tricky finding the time to look for great eco alternatives. So I've done a little bit of research for you! Some Easter tips We all love a treat...

Celebrating Mother’s Day without a mother

This Mother's Day will be my first one without my lovely Mum, who died from a brain tumour in October last year, and I've been wondering about celebrating Mother's Day without a mother, and what that feels like. We only found out in February last year and hers was an...

How easy are refillables?

So, how easy are refillables, really? We all have them, empty jars, soap dispensers, washing liquid bottles etc. All designed to help us to ditch single use and reuse more. But have you ever wondered how easy it is to use them? Do you remember to? Do you often buy...

Tackling food waste

I'm going to be completely honest here, tackling food waste is one of our biggest challenges as a family. It's the one area that we just seem to keep coming back to time and time again. I do get frustrated and overwhelmed by it but I'm determined to keep going and...

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