52 Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint – 13. Bokashi – A New Mindset

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OK, so maybe Bokashi isn’t actually a secret organisation of martial artists working to protect our world.

It may actually be more important.

Bokashi is actually an ancient Japanese method, converting food and organic wastes into a potent natural fertiliser. Whilst similar in nature to composting, there are a few subtle differences which we can run through in this article. Continue reading “52 Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint – 13. Bokashi – A New Mindset”

52 Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint – 10. Dress for the Occasion

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Around 50% of all your energy bills go towards heating or cooling your house. So before you reach for the thermostat, why don’t you run check through our list and make sure you have the easy options covered! Let’s try and increase energy efficiency not decrease, you’ll be saving money and the planet!

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52 Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint – 9. You want CO2 with that?

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Seems like everything we do these days pumps carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Eating, drinking, heating, cooling, walking the dog, the dog, buying clothes, wearing clothes, riding, driving, flying! Hell, you are putting CO2 into the atmosphere just by sitting there reading this blog.

But enough already! There must be something effortless, quick and painless that I can do to stop this madness, without having to sacrifice any of the things I enjoy, I hear you say.

Well, there is. Sounds too good to be true right? Read on…

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52 Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint – 7. Become a Hippy (For a Day)

A hippy, as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary,

 ‘(especially in the 1960s) a person of unconventional appearance, typically having long hair and wearing beads, associated with a subculture involving a rejection of conventional values and the taking of hallucinogenic drugs’ – 

or,

(of a woman) having large hips. ‘she looked very hippy in her jeans’

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