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   Mar 15

Growing your Own

Food prices are rising, and with current food scares, people are wary about what and where they are buying their food. Increasingly, people turn to fresh, organic vegetables for their dinner plates, but organic veg can be quite expensive. One way of ensuring you get fresh vegetables cheaply and know exactly what has gone into [...]

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   Jan 07

Bedding Buying Guide

For keeping warm and reducing heating costs at night, the right bedding can make a big difference. Tucked up warm and cosy in a pure wool duvet means you don’t have to have the radiators on all night, but buying bedding can be difficult with so much choice around. Understanding tog ratings and ensuring you [...]

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   Dec 31

10 Reasons for Choosing Wool Bedding

Wool bedding is making a comeback. More and more people are realising the benefits of sleeping in a pure wool duvet, wool pillow or wool bed topper.  As a material, wool has many advantages over other bedding fabrics, so iy are wondering why you should go wool, here are ten very good reasons. Suitable for [...]

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   Dec 24

Wool Back in Vogue

Wool has always been an important material for making bedding and clothing in the UK. However, for quite a few years in recent history, due mainly to the rise of synthetic fibres, wool use declined, despite the fact that in most cases it provides a superior and more comfortable material for making clothing and bedding. [...]

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   Oct 19

Creating an Eco Nursery

Bringing up a baby in an environmentally friendly way is not just about ideology. While it is certainly kinder to the environment to be more eco-friendly, bring up a baby in a chemical free and organic world is better for their health and well-being too. Some 100,000 chemicals are used in the products we buy, [...]

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   Oct 12

Keeping Green in the Gym

Many of us like to keep fit. Keeping our bodies fit is important to remain healthy and to prevent obesity and other conditions. However, while we may think we are doing a good thing by going to the gym a couple of times a week, gyms are not the most eco friendly of places. The [...]

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   Oct 03

Why woollen Bedding is so Important

Wool is one of the oldest natural fabrics still used today. People have been spinning wool and turning into clothing, bedding and rugs for thousands of years, and for good reason. Wool has plenty of benefits as a material, and these are just as beneficial fr us in the twenty-first century as they were for [...]

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   Aug 16

Importance of Recycling Food Waste

Most people would agree that throwing food away is quite unethical, especially when you consider the number of people in the world who don’t have enough to eat. However, food waste is not just about ethics, it is also about wasting energy and resources. Huge amounts of energy go into producing food, from growing and [...]

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   Aug 07

The Good Life

Getting back to basics is a great way to live more sustainably. While few of us have the space to convert our gardens into little freeholdings, there is plenty we can do in even the smallest back garden. From growing vegetables to rearing chickens for fresh eggs every day, getting back to basics is not [...]

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   Jul 31

Beware of Misleading Food Labelling

Many of us want to buy fresh, local, organic and sustainable foods and products to help protect the environment and ensure we are not eating or consuming products that have been produced with chemicals or other industrialised methods. However, sometimes we can be misled into buying food, which has none of these properties, simply because [...]

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