Tag: healthy home
Article Title: The 8 R’s to being a conscious consumer
You may have heard of at least three – reduce, reuse and recycle. But being a consumer in the 21st Century is pretty complex, and it seems we need a bigger toolkit.
Article Title: Simple ideas for eco Christmas gifts
If you’re stuck for present ideas, here are some gifts you could consider to help people be greener.
Article Title: Caring for baby clothes in the laundry
We want to give our little ones’ delicate skin the best care, but we also need to combat tough stains, which can be a challenging balance.
Article Title: Tips to get the laundry room sorted
There’s a lot you can do to make laundry care part of a healthier home, but it also helps if the room itself is set up to make the job easier.
Article Title: Permaculture for sustainable design
If you’ve looked into permaculture, you might be wondering how this system of design is different to other ways of gardening and shaping the space where you live.
Article Title: Going zero waste in your kitchen
The kitchen is often the heart of the home and a hive of activity, which is why there are are so many types of waste that might be created. It’s here that we cook, which means storing food, washing it and using electricity to make meals. It’s also where we make decisions about the products we use for things like cleaning dishes and washing hands.
Article Title: Look after the planet with healthier cleaners
A check of your household products is a really important step if you want to be kinder to the planet, and that applies particularly to the cleaners we use at home.
Article Title: Indoor plants for a healthier home
Indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than outdoor air. Add these indoor plants to you homes so you can breathe easy.
Article Title: Time for a spring clean? Our top tips for clearing clutter
The benefits of owning fewer possessions include having less to clean, less to organise, less stress and more money - and more energy for hobbies and passions. Learning to de-clutter effectively doesn’t always mean you have to make big changes, it’s more about getting more time and freedom into your life.
Article Title: Sustainable living: our favourite TED talks
If you’re keen on getting some fresh insights into greener living and sustainability, how about checking out our top ten TED talks? TED are a non for profit organization dedicated to spreading ideas through short yet powerful presentations designed to share knowledge and ideas from visionary thinkers.
Article Title: Cleaning tips for winter home care
During winter we are less likely to spend time outside or keep windows open, so it’s important to ensure our homes are kept warm, dry, and free of dust and mould. We’ve put together our top ten tips to help simplify your cleaning routine this winter.
Article Title: Reducing VOCs around your home
If you’re building a new home, renovating, or simply carrying out activities around your home – volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are a really important thing to know about. We create these carbon-based chemicals are commonly used in and around the home. What you need to know about VOCs…