Talking Rubbish

5 Regular Acts of Kindness – Good For The Planet and Good For You!

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Dr Seuss – The Lorax   Whose lifelong plan includes participating in the many recreational opportunities this natural playground (see images above) has to offer? Mine does so, by showing Regular Acts of kindness, I am taking responsibility … Continue reading »

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The Great Divide – 6 Ways to Sort and Conquer Recycling

¬†Why would you make something that you are going to use for a few minutes out of a material that’s basically going to last forever. Jeb Berrier, BagIt movie   The fact is the world is being covered in materials which do last forever. Many of us are rethinking our consumer habits and choosing to … Continue reading »

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Simple Constructive Ways to start Recycling and Helping Others

Everyone can do simple things to make a difference and every little bit really does count. Stella McCartney   This week is National Recycling Week¬†so these ideas have been gathered¬†as inspiration¬†to rethink how we dispose of unwanted items.¬†The intention is to¬†provide a¬†few options of how¬†to reuse pieces by passing them on to support¬†someone in need. … Continue reading »

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Reusing Orange Produce Bags

Perfect To Take Fruit & Vege Shopping   If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled, or composted, then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production. Pete Seeger   If my ‘people’ knew years ago that in the unforseen future Shea would be reusing orange produce¬†bags (which had somehow … Continue reading »

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The Cardboard Box – Inspired Creative Play

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein   The Cardboard Box and The Stick are two out of 53 toys which have been inducted into the Toy Hall Of Fame. The Toy Hall of Fame is located next to The Strong, the National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY. Anyone can nominate a toy … Continue reading »

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Repurposing Your Jars in Four Easy Steps

There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere. Annie Leonard¬†   Are you ready to embrace this newly revived and environmentally friendly craze of drinking out of a jar? This idea is a fun, simple and sustainable way to jazz up any party or gathering. It will … Continue reading »

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