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The world’s first reusable cotton bud (Q-tip)

In the UK we use around 1.8 billion plastic cotton buds each year. It is estimated that 10% of those cotton buds are flushed down the toilet, eventually finding their way into the sea. The other 80% will either be incinerated or will remain in landfill for years and years.…
didi
May 4, 2020
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Guppy Friend- A better way to wash your clothes

I have already talked about the eco friendly products that I use instead of regular washing powder or detergent. Now I present to you another item that I use to improve the environmental impact of washing clothes. Please welcome the Guppy Friend. The Guppy Friend is an innovative product that…
didi
April 8, 2020
At HomeCleaning

Plant based cleaning- Alternative to washing powder

I stopped using washing powder and fabric conditioner about three years ago. There were several reasons that I made this somewhat bold move. Initially I became curious about the chemical contents of common washing powders and detergents and their origins. Also, around this time, I became more and more aware…
didi
March 3, 2020
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Plant based cleaning- Alternative to plastic sponges

Did you know that most regular washing up sponges are made from synthetic and plastic fibres, and that each time you use a sponge those fibres are released straight into the water system? What can we do about this issue? As is often the case the natural world has an…
didi
January 21, 2020