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Demystifying The Issues Around Sustainable & Natural Skincare

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Natural Skincare, sustainability, vegan

sustainable skincare

Yaso Shan is a registered member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy (CPP). A leading UK professional body for qualified and practising members of western herbal medicine. Yaso began her career as a Lecturer in the Health Sciences, specialising in the biomedical sciences, physiology, pathology, infection and the principles governing conventional medical treatments. She […]

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Chickens In Need

By Kate Haines,
Filed in chicken keeping, sustainability

rehoming ex battery chickens

As a huge fan of ‘The Good Life’ I’d always quite fancied the idea of keeping chickens. As with many of my dreams and fancies I didn’t think it would actually happen as I didn’t really have the time and energy. When two of my neighbours started chicken keeping and I was asked to look […]

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Environmentally Friendly & Handcrafted Log Cabins & Log Homes

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Energy Saving, green home, sustainability

eco friendly log cabins

An unhealthy environment can be the cause of many ailments. We are exposed to pollution and toxic materials every day, particularly in the home. With the rise of eco-awareness and people seeing the benefits of natural materials, people are increasingly turning back to traditional building methods. The idea of living in a log home, modified […]

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Why You Should Choose Organic Cotton for Your Custom Printed T-Shirts

By Kate Haines,
Filed in ethical fashion, Green Business, sustainability

ethical fashion

Custom made t-shirts are a great way to promote your brand or reward loyal customers. They can also be used for work uniforms. Many brands and companies are now opting for 100% organic cotton t-shirts from www.printful.com  to help lower their carbon footprint and lessen the pollution caused by conventional cotton growing. Organic T-shirts are […]

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No Cow Boys Only Lumberjacks

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green gardening, sustainability

tree care, tree surgeons

Whether you are looking at having a tree trimmed back, or removed completely, you do want to make sure that you are using a professional arborist who knows what they’re doing! There are many cowboy outfits who will say they can help you, but if they don’t know what they are doing you may find […]

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Choosing A Chicken Coop

By Kate Haines,
Filed in chicken keeping

rehoming ex battery chickens

Raising chickens is a fantastic thing to do, with some excellent benefits, beyond a steady supply of fresh eggs, but there is more to it than just putting a few chickens in your backyard and feeding them kitchen scraps. Chickens are pretty low maintenance, but they are still living creatures that need food, water and […]

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Last Chance To Win A FreeFlush Rainwater Harvester This Year

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Competitions, green gardening, Green Product Reviews, sustainability

water butt eco, rainwater recycling

Manchester based company ‘Freeflush’ create rainwater harvesting solutions which can help save you money and help the planet by enabling you to reuse rainwater for your garden. Freeflush are offering a lucky GreenFinder visitor one last chance this year to win one of their Prestige wall mounted water butts which holds up to 100 litres […]

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