recycling

How to begin 2020 plastic-free and even more green

Going plastic-free

It is no secret that plastic pollution has reached a critical level. If we keep using plastic at the current rate, there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by 2050. Everyday, approximately eight million pieces of plastic are discarded into the ocean, and microplastics have even been discovered embedded deep in

Moving house over a long distance? Declutter first

decluttering

Moving long distances can be harrowing. Apart from packing all your belongings safely and securely, you will have to worry about items you no longer use or wish to use once you set up your new household. Almost all families have such items that are too old for wear or too out-of-fashion, and it is

Food waste hacks that can save you money

food waste

According to statistics, up to 60 per cent of household waste heading to the landfill could be recycled. It’s crucial for the health of our environment that we increase our recycling rate and reduce our overall waste levels. Recycling can be a tricky process — the strict rules regarding which material should go into which

Reclaimed timber frames: Embracing the environment

timber frame

In North America, people tend to build houses and many other buildings out of wood. Interestingly, craftsmen and architects have been practicing timber framing for centuries. One could say that the people of North America perfected the art of timber framing for centuries. There might be several ways of building the frame, but timber frame

3 Reasons To Switch From Plastic To Reusable Shopping Bags

reusable bags

Let us be frank and analyze the use of plastic in day-to-day uses. Be it bottle or glasses; its use has been widespread. Particularly, the plastic bags are highly used around the globe. Though people are aware of its adverse impact, its use has not been reduced even after endeavoring to promote a sustainable environment

The subtle requirements of choosing a wine barrel table that looks great in your home

wine barrel table

A wine barrel table represents one of the newest trends associated with stylish, aesthetically pleasing furniture made from recycled items. These types of tables are unique and resilient, if built properly, and they’ll never make you question your fashion sense, fitting in well regardless of the setting you buy them for. However, choosing a reliable

Using recycled glass to make your garden sparkle

Glass pebbles

If you have any old glass bottles or other glass items lying around, they make surprisingly versatile garden decorations. Our friends from Midland Stone have provided this expert guide on recycling glass products into beautiful outdoor ornaments.

How to compost your baby’s dirty diapers/nappies

Recycling nappies

Does your baby run through a lot of diapers in one day? If so, you should notice that disposable diapers easily and rapidly pile up, and that’s definitely not good for the Earth. Composting is a great way to help out the environment and reduce solid waste that goes into our dumps, and composting diapers

How to make your office eco-friendly

Garden Office

With recent improvements in technology & communications, many people are ditching the commute to the office and working from home instead. If you work or run a business from a garden office, our latest guest article will help you make your office as efficient and eco-friendly as possible.

How to make an insect hotel

Insect hotel

There are several types of insects & bugs that are highly beneficial to your garden, as they pollinate your plants and keep away pests. You can attract these ‘beneficial bugs’ by building a simple insect hotel. Watch the video below to see how it’s done, then try out your own!