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Wow that sounds awesome @Gwyndy. Let us know how it goes.
King of Shaves are launching a new 'no plastics' refillable range:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/new-code-zero-refillable-range-by-king-of-shaves?utm_source=King+of+Shaves+News+%26+Offers&utm_campaign=6882f79b6f-Mailchimp-Code_Zero_5_Days_May_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_57a7e94596-6882f79b6f-158952473&mc_cid=6882f79b6f&mc_eid=a96d5b5e51#/
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I see Dettol are doing the same 👏👏👏
How did the litter picking go @NannyOgg ? How much did you collect?:eek:

Was just writing in Let's Get Cooking about a soup I made to use up any food that was going off in my fridge and also linked to WRAP's Love Food Hate Waste website - thought it'd also be good to post it here!

It has loads of recipes on ways to use up leftovers and a 'compleat' challenge of cooking with the whole food item and not leaving anything unused ;-)))
The website is here -

https://www.lovefoodhatewaste.com/
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Hi @Nataly.

We went to our woods instead. It was so windy we would have got blown into the Mersey and out into the North Sea. It was a good outing though. We collected two full carrier bags of rubbish. Quite shocking really.

I'll pop over and check that out, thanks Nataly.
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👍👏👏👏👏👏Nanny Ogg
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I've started to dye faded clothes rather than purchase the same style


You've inspired me... I have (or should I say, had) a nice, all white, cotton jacket. While out recently someone managed to spill either red wine or some sort of cider with blackcurrant mix (couldn't decipher which!) all down the back of it :mad:, and all attempts to remove failed as I didn't notice 'til the next day when it was too late... instead of getting rid, I'm going to buy some dark coloured dye (think a forest green) and give the old jacket new life 🆙

@NannyOgg shocking to hear you got 2 full bags of rubbish from your trip to the woods!!:eek:
Was it mostly plastics or things that could be recycled?


I also have a new link to a shop called Bear&Bear, and in particular their 'Less Plastic Lifestyle' shop
They're partnering with various suppliers and a not-for-profit called City to Sea - a really interesting one to look into!🆙
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Good idea Nat and I have done similar colour changes
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Big thumbs up for the jacket, Nat 👍👍👍👏, but how careless of some idiot 😡😡😡😡😡👎🙄
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@Nataly,

That was only over a short distance. There were some recyclables but most of it was non recyclable plastics. The amount of small pieces that could be ingested b the wildlife was just so horrible to see. 😞
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I can't quite work out if you have to be a business or you can sign up as an individual but these guys are worth a look anyway.

https://www.essential-trading.co.uk/what.aspx
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Never thought toilet roll could be so appealing. Thinking of getting my church to buy these

https://uk.whogivesacrap.org/
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No doubt most of you will have heard of this website but thought it worth popping on anyway. It's such a handy guide.

https://www.ethicalconsumer.org/
For cleaning, have not tried myself as yet.

https://ironandvelvet.co.uk
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Good find @Gwyndy. They look great. I'm still workign my way through the Koh but might give these a try too.
The result of my purple-stained (:mad:) white jacket, dyed to give it new life as a dark green jacket...

turned out really well! Was expecting it to be a bit faded in places but the colour is really strong and consistent throughout 🆙



Defo way better than throwing it out - thanks @Strutt G for the idea! 😮
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Brilliant Nat..and I've recently re-dyed a fading navy shirt I like back to french navy.

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You've inspired me guys, great job. I have a pair of beige linen trousers. The slightest mark show up terrible so going to have a go at dyeing them.
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That jacket looks fab Nat 🙀👍👏👏👏. They did you a favour 🍷🍷🍷🍷🙄😉
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Anyone in the London area looking for eco friendly cleaners

https://thehappyhousecleaning.co.uk/about-us/
Let us know how this goes @NannyOgg :D:up:

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You've inspired me guys, great job. I have a pair of beige linen trousers. The slightest mark show up terrible so going to have a go at dyeing them.
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I came across Sarah Turner a few years ago. Her light shades are somethign to behold and are created form upcycled plastic drinks bottles. They are quite expensive but are something to behold if you're lookig for something totally different and unique.

https://www.sarahturner.co.uk/lighting
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http://www.protecttheplanet.co.uk/

Knock yourself out. Stacks of gift ideas and funky eco friendly and upcycled things.
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https://www.recyclerebuild.org

These guys seem pretty awesome.

"Recycle Rebuild aims to create jobs, help the environment, empower communities and resolve supply/demand issues for specific building materials and products. We do this by identifying products that are in high demand, then employing and training members of the community to help them make up to 100% recycled waste products. These materials can then be sold at an affordable price and the profits reinvested into the newly-formed micro-enterprise, creating a self-sustaining business that can grow to meet the wider demands of the region for the long term."

"for every £2 SPENT we will remove 1kg

Communities all over the world are being paid to clean up trash, prevent it entering the environment. Help us promote sustainable jobs and prevent a plastic pollution crisis."
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www.wildfawnjewellery.com
Going on the hunt for ethical jewellery. Ladies make a list, gents start making notes.

(Hope I've attached the screenshot correctly)

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