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    Idea 44 – Yoghurt Pots

    I stopped buying little yoghurt pots about two year ago. Having a small child who loved yoghurt meant we got through a lot. Even though I tried to reuse as many as I could most ended up being single use and filled up my plastic recycling bin. Instead I swapped to buying 1 large pot of yoghurt and decanting into smaller reusable tubs and pots when he needed one. Little baby pots are a perfect size for lunch boxes and when at home we just used a bowl. See the different in price in the picture. This is an eco-idea that is actually cheaper for once! Winning! My next step…

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    Idea 32 – Stay home and rediscover your garden 🌱🌷🌳

    If you had told me when I was writing Idea 4 that I would have car journeys down to under 1 most weeks I would have been quite pleased that my new bike idea was working. I wondered this week how many of the ideas I have accidentally done during this period of isolation. Having less food waste and make do and mend have definitely been put into action. Take a look below and see how many you have tried.We have also been trying a bit of seed growing with the little ones and can now say we have carrots and radishes sprouting. Thanks to Marks and Spencer for providing…

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    Idea 23 – Eco-anxiety to eco-action

    The term eco-anxiety seems to be seeping into my consciousness. Wide media cover on the year 2020 being a make or break year for the slowing down of climate change has most probably fuelled this a little more this week. On reflection I have most probably been feeling some form of climate change anxiety for a while. It was most probably a driver for becoming a part of this group. Have a look at this info graphic from Mark. I feel it helps to explain how to feel less anxious and more empowered in a world where so many of the biggest players are not doing enough. I was speaking…