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Masdar City Sustainability Festival

It Starts With You Masdar City   Last weekend the residents of Abu Dhabi were invited to Masdar City, one of the world’s most sustainable eco-cities, as the doors opened for its annual two day sustainability street festival. The free family festival, is organised with the intention to provide a fun range of interactive activities, street … Continue reading »

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#DIY – It’s a (Bees Wax) Wrap

Worry LESS  Smile MORE unknown   From the minute Lee Delaney began her demonstration at the recent Less is More Festival my focus was to gather all the information together to share with you. Fun, quirky and once you have your equipment together, all done in under 15 minutes. Awesome! Bees Wax Wraps keep food fresh, … 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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A Super Easy and Practical Way To Reuse Orange Produce Bags

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   This is a simple idea and actually, with just a quick modifation, these orange produce bags can continue doing exactly what they were designed for – carrying produce. … 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? Repurposing your Jars is a fun, simple and sustainable way to jazz up any party or gathering. It … Continue reading »

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Why? How? – Reusing Plastic Bags

Previous Post Many of you who are reading these weekly posts are possibly wondering – ‘Why has Shea become so passionate with saying NO to plastic bags?’ Those who start with WHY never manipulate, they inspire. And people follow them not because they have to; they follow because they want to. Simon Sinek. This image … Continue reading »

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