A Comprehensive Guide to Starting Recycling at Home

starting recycling at home

Recycling plays a crucial role in conserving natural resources, reducing waste, and mitigating the environmental impact of our daily activities. Starting a recycling initiative at home is an impactful way to contribute to a greener future. By adopting simple yet effective recycling practices, we can make a significant difference. This guide provides practical steps and … Read more

Transforming Your Home into a Sustainable Haven: A Comprehensive Guide

transform your home into a sustainable haven

In today’s world, where environmental concerns are at the forefront of our minds, making our homes more sustainable has become a vital endeavour. By adopting eco-friendly practices and incorporating sustainable features, we can significantly reduce our carbon footprint and contribute to a greener future. This comprehensive guide aims to provide you with practical steps and … Read more

My Miele dishwasher won’t turn on

miele dishwasher won't start

There is nothing more frustrating than pressing start on the dishwasher and nothing happens. If your Miele dishwasher won’t turn on, here are our top tips for things to do before you consider it broken and needing repair or replacement.  Steps to take if a Miele dishwasher won’t turn on One of the most common … Read more

Saving the planet one chickpea snack at a time

chickpea snacks

Saving the planet one chickpea snack at a time. If you are a fan of salty and sweet snacks, chickpea snacks are a great alternative that will provide you with protein and fiber. They are also a sustainable food.  Why are chickpea snacks so popular? Chickpea snacks are popular for their nutritional properties and for … Read more

Thinking of chopping down trees this Christmas? Sustainable Christmas tree ideas

sustainable christmas tree

Thinking of chopping down trees for Christmas?  Here are our top sustainable Christmas tree ideas for you to consider as alternatives. Sustainable Christmas tree ideas Think laterally about your Christmas tree this year, but only if you need to replace it. There are multiple different ways to source an eco-friendly Christmas tree, including renting, recycling … Read more

Why buy a Tesla Powerwall, when you can buy one of these instead?

tesla powerwall alternatives

Looking for independent power and wondering if a Tesla Powerwall is the only option?  Here are our favorite Tesla Powerwall alternatives to consider.  Tesla Powerwall alternatives There are a few reasons to look for Tesla Powerwall alternatives. Firstly, there is currently quite a long wait time for these battery packs in some areas. Secondly, you … Read more

Sustainable baby clothes we love

sustainable baby clothes

The perfect purchase for a baby is sustainable baby clothes that will be soft and safe for your baby’s skin. I love buying baby clothes as they are so cute. If there was ever anything that should be called fast fashion, baby clothes are it. Our children grew out of them faster than you could … Read more

5 eco friendly insulation materials to use

eco friendly insulation

The basic ethos of a passive house is to ensure that heat is not lost and to do that it needs to be airtight. This requires quality insulation but what is the most eco friendly insulation material to use? There are lots of natural insulation materials for homes, here are five options that we are … Read more

Is cotton sustainable?

is cotton sustainable

We use cotton daily – it is the fabric of our clothes, t-shirts and jeans, cotton balls are used to clean off makeup, we sleep in cotton sheets, we dry our dishes with cotton cloths – but how often do we ask the question ‘is cotton sustainable’? Where is cotton grown? Around 75% of the … Read more

EcoFlow battery: the world’s first portable home battery

ecoflow battery

The EcoFlow battery is the world’s first portable home battery that can provide your home with backup power or even complete independence from national supply when combined with solar panel arrays.  EcoFlow battery products have raised over $16 million dollars on Kickstarter in the last few years and this ‘little giant’ tech is also backed … Read more