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Be Inspired To Mend With The Japanese Cult Classic by Hikaru Noguchi

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, recycling, sustainability, Zero Waste

repair, re-use, make do and mend

When I was first sent ‘Darning’ by Hikaru Noguchi I was struck by the beautiful layout of the book and the inventiveness of the author in the way she mends, repairs and oftentimes transforms pieces of clothing through simply fixes and imagination. The author uses 12 different techniques to illustrate how to mend your clothes […]

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A Guide to Composting

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Articles, Eco Tips, green gardening

compost, composting advice

Composting is a brilliant environmentally friendly way of removing the waste from your garden and kitchen and turning it into something useful, a fantastic example of the circle of life. Using your own compost is useful in all gardens, particularly for adding nutrients back into your soil and garden.  When Is the Best Time to […]

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A Round Up Of The Best Environmental & Green Books For Children

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Green Book Reviews, Green Directory Reviews

If you’re looking for children’s gifts that are educational, informative, enduring and beautifully illustrated the range of environmental books from Usborne Books are well worth a peruse. One of the newest books in the Usborne range is 100 Things To Know About Saving The Planet which is suitable for children aged 8 and above. Full of […]

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