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Carbon Neutral – What does the term actually mean?

‘Carbon Neutral’ is a phrase that’s bandied about a lot these days, but what does it really mean? Well, it basically refers to the process through which something is produced and its effect on the environment. So when an item is carbon neutral, that means that its production neither added to nor reduced the amount […]

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Plastics in the Food Chain

In this day and age, I think most educated people agree that the more organic or natural products we use, the better. Mother Earth is under ever increasing strain from pollutants of all varieties…those found in our air, our water and our soil. (Noise and visual pollutions are other modern nasties, but we’ll talk about […]

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The Benefits of Organic Cotton

Organic cotton is a natural fibre that is both completely biodegradable and renewable. The Soil Association claims that “cotton producers help themselves and the environment in developing countries, by avoiding the harmful effects of toxic pesticides, and the reduced cost of production improves social conditions”. The use of organic materials results in fewer carbon emissions, […]

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The Bacteria In Your Bed

Let’s get the bad news out of the way first (and there’s quite a bit!): There are thousands, if not millions, of nasty organisms living in your bed. (as well as on your countertops, in your sofa, on the TV, on the floor etc) No one or no home is organism or bacteria free. But […]

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