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How To Get Glowing Skin Without Lotions

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How To Get Glowing Skin Without Lotions

In my quest to bring you more eco and organic products, I recently discovered dry brushing and I was amazed at its health benefits. My body is glowing, too, which is rare for me in winter. As always, we only stock products we love and use ourselves, so we've got some Bamboo Dry Brushes available in the shop now and they're perfect for sustainable Christmas presents or stocking fillers. So what is dry brushing? Dry brushing is basically massaging your body with a dry, stiff-bristled brush. It helps flaky skin, increases circulation, detoxifies, helps digestion and improves the appearance of cellulite. Why...

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The Magical Laundry Detergent Nature Gave Us [And How To Use Them] - Organic Zero Waste Laundry Detergent

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The Magical Laundry Detergent Nature Gave Us [And How To Use Them] - Organic Zero Waste Laundry Detergent

I'd like to introduce you to one of my most favourite zero-waste swaps. A natural, 100% organic alternative to laundry detergent - Soap Nuts! As you'll probably already know, we have sensitive skin in our family and even had painful eczema before we started making our miracle soap that cleared it up. So, it's super important for us to wash our clothes in something that doesn't irritate our skin, soap nuts are a gentle yet effective natural alternative to chemical-ridden commercial laundry detergents. Plus, they're zero waste! Win-win. Here's some information about the wonderful Soap Nuts: What Are Soap Nuts?...

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Don't be too Zero Waste!

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Don't be too Zero Waste!

I know you're probably thinking "Why on earth is the owner of a Zero Waste shop telling me not to be too Zero Waste?!"

Well, there are genuine reasons, hear me out 🙂...

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5 Things You Thought Were Recyclable, That Aren't...

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5 Things You Thought Were Recyclable, That Aren't...

 5 THINGS YOU THOUGHT WERE RECYCLABLE, THAT AREN'T (The Big No No’s In Recycling) 8 out of 10 UK residents believe recycling makes a difference, research from the British Science Association (BSA) shows. Recycling might seem to be a straightforward system, yet when quizzed on exactly what items can go into their recycling bins, none of the 2,000 adult Brits surveyed got full marks. Not all plastic, glass, and paper can actually be recycled in an equal manner and our mistakes can be very costly for our environment, wild life and can result in wasted council tax money. Here are 5 commonly mistaken non-recyclable items that you need to avoid putting in...

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4 Zero Waste Ways to have an Eco-Friendly Halloween

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4 Zero Waste Ways to have an Eco-Friendly Halloween

 🎃4 ZERO WASTE WAYS TO HAVE AN ECO FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN 🎃 (includes our plant based pumpkin soup recipe)   Did you know that our Halloween pumpkins are contributing to climate change? Every Halloween in the U.K. more than 18,000 tonnes of perfectly fine and edible pumpkins are put straight into the bin – that's the same weight as 1,500 double decker buses! 😱 According to research by Unilever and behaviour change charity Hubbub, 15 million pumpkins per year go to waste instead of being eaten in UK – that's enough for a bowl of pumpkin soup for everyone in Britain. And over in the U.S. Most of the 1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins grown for Halloween end...

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