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How to have fun cleaning your bum!

My family of 4 has been going through around 300 rolls of toilet paper a year.  The cheapest toilet paper in one UK supermarket would cost around £100 for 300 rolls, a leading eco option would cost around £150 and a supermarket brand recycled...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Feb 24, 2014

A 'poo' free haircut!

I have been thinking about having my hair cut for ages, but was a bit worried that a hairdresser wouldn't cut my hair unless I shampooed it.  I haven't had a hair cut in a long time, months and months.  In fact I can't even remember when it...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Feb 13, 2014

How To Make Your Kids Room More Eco-Friendly

All the parents want their kids to live in good conditions. So you should take care of the kids since the birth and think how to make their room more comfortable because home is the place where kids spend the most part of time. Now the goal of many p...
by Kidsomania on Jan 16, 2014

Review: Alaffia Authentic African Black Soap

I was in Whole Foods recently with a friend who was praising the Alaffia line of products. She had said that not only were the products quality, they were also sustainable and were serious about giving back to the communities that the ingredients are...
by Savvy Brown on Jan 15, 2014

A yoghurt experiment

We haven't had yoghurt for ages in my house.  Mainly because the thermos I used to make yoghurt broke (read more here).  I was going to buy a new thermos because although I am buying nothing new, I have allowed myself to buy reusables...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Jan 14, 2014

Ogi Eyewear and Nikon Canada Join In Partnership with the Ontario Eye

Minneapolis, MN, January,  2014 – Ogi Eyewear, a globally recognized company that creates innovative, affordable luxury eyewear, announced its partnership with the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) and Nikon Optical Canada, Inc. in support...
by Optical Vision Resources on Jan 8, 2014

Seasons greetings and brussels sprouts toothpicks to you all!

To all my readers out there that have been celebrating today, I hope you had a very happy Christmas!  For all those that think it isn't their holiday this article gives an interesting take on the subject...The brussels sprouts on the s...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Dec 25, 2013

Recycled Optical Lenses Made Into Holiday Ornaments

We at Optical Vision Resources wish all of our readers a Happy Holiday. The below ornaments are from recycled optical lenses that anyone can get from eyecare professionals to be remade and reused into all sorts of fun things. You can check out more o...
by Optical Vision Resources on Dec 24, 2013

How close to eat Plastic and the myth of Safe Plastic

How close we are with plastic in daily life: Food containers made of plastic like Tupperware. Even though, it is food grade plastic.. It's plastic. Toys for God sake. It is the closest thing to kids and babies . Don't trust the myth of safe Plasti...
by Madura Beats on Dec 23, 2013

Woodluck Eyewear Plants A Tree

Sunglasses are most commonly used by celebrities as a trendy accessory and fashion statement. By wearing a sunglass, people will also get protection from the strong exposure of UV radiations. WoodLuck USA is an online store that exclusively offers ey...
by Optical Vision Resources on Dec 18, 2013

Regali di Natale idee_ timbri alfabeto

Adoro i timbri!Mi piace fare le etichette personalizzate da attaccare ai pacchetti dei regali di Natale.Ho comprato l'anno scorso a NY una bella scatola di timbri con l'alfabeto con le lettere solo maiuscole e quest'anno mi hanno regalato un bel...
by dana gardendesign on Dec 16, 2013

My story - a new about

I decided that it was time to dust off my old cobweb filled about page and update it. I've called it My Story, as really it tells the story of why I started this blog and what has happened since. I've also added a new picture of myself as you can see...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Dec 9, 2013

Day trip waste...

Today we went on a day trip an hour and a half away to see some friends.  We went out for lunch, then for a cup of tea and some chips, stopped off at a service station on the way home to give the kids dinner and then we got a takeaway for us and...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Dec 7, 2013

The other day...

The other day I did my usual weekly local shop and this week I went to the butchers and bought a chicken.I took along this tub - an old sweet tub.  Yes it did contain sweets and it is plastic, but they weren't my sweets (I'm sugar free) and...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Nov 30, 2013

10 Simple & Green Ways to Save on Energy Bills This Winter

Everyone wants to save on their home heating bills. But not everyone has the money to pay for expensive renovations or has the time to take on several DIY projects at once. Here are 10 cheap and simple ways to save on heating this winter, that may ju...
by Savvy Brown on Nov 23, 2013

They're not from there and they don't taste anything like it...

Jerusalem artichokes actually originate from North America and I think they taste a little like Chinese water chestnuts, especially if you slice them up and stir fry them. Several months ago we went to a seedling swap in Preston Park in Brighton (...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Nov 23, 2013

Reusing and reusing!

One of the first things I decided to do when I start this blog, was to as far as possible ditch the disposables in the kitchen.  One of these disposables was kitchen paper.  I filled an old bag dispenser with cleaning cloths, flannels, rags...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Nov 15, 2013

A hair update!

In case you haven't already been following my 'poo' free journey, I went shampoo free again on the 27th September.  I washed my hair with olive oil soap and then didn't wash it at all for 2 weeks.  I washed it again...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Nov 13, 2013

Why vintage is virtuous

Wearing vintage means different things to different people. Some simply have a love of the 1940s and want to relive that decade in every way they can, some have a penchant for miniskirts, some adore the uniqueness of it all. Personally, I love the ro...
by We Heart Vintage on Nov 10, 2013

Avantajele site-urilor specializate pe domenii de activitate

Cunoastem cu totii sloganul “Reclama e sufletul comertului”. Eu as spune ca la fel de importanta este competitia. Aceasta ne tine mereu “in priza”, ne ajuta sa evoluam continuu, sa […]The post Avantajele site-urilor spec...
by SectorBrico on Nov 9, 2013


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