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Camping season is on. It's super comfortable to make a quick shopping on the way there, bring packed in single use plastic food and toss this packaging away once we're done. But if we do a little bit of planning ahead we can reduce our waste drastically and make our weekend getaway much more sustainable. And since me, the biggest procrastinator in da village can make it, you can make it too. Here's my 10 tips how for your next camping getaway. 1. Bring your reusables Easy said and done. In order to avoid single use plastic cups, paper plates,...

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How about Eco-friendly gifts for Mothers' Day this year, or a bit more sustainable approach at least? Have a look on few examples below on how you can make this day a bit more [Green], and what zero waste gifts we carry.  Give your time Like they did give theirs (and they probably still do... like my mum calling me every second day to check on me although she is across the ocean #imissmymum!). Think what you could do to offer your time to your mum. Is it a long phone call that you've been always postponing? Or maybe just...

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Since we are stuck inside (or at least in own neighborhood), how can we celebrate Earth Day? But first... What's Earth Day anyway. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. (#wiki). Yup, today marks 50th anniversary of the birth of the Earth Day. And on that day, around the world, people, companies, governments are doing their part to raise an awareness on the importance of Earth protections. The theme...

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Easter is here, grab a few tips on how to stay [Green] during this holiday.  Plan Ahead This is the key to low waste celebration (like all of them, not just Easter). Planing ahead will save you money and will reduce your waste. When you plan, you will waste much less food and maybe give up on some last minute compulsive shopping (that would be me.... procrastination, baby) or unnecessary gifts.  Cleaning the house Use natural cleaner for cleaning your house (i don't know about you but my mum always made us cleaning the house before Easter). The recipe is...

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If you try to look on a bright side of life... thanks to spending evenings (or some of us entire days...) at home, maybe finally we all can find some time to try a few easy 'do it yourself' natural cosmetics recipes, using your leftovers or items about to go bad in your fridge. Here's a few I'm trying out. I'll keep it sweet and short, but if you have any questions, comment or get in touch with me.  Full body Leftover Coffee Scrub Smells too good to be true. Easy to make. Once ready, you can use it to...

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