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Fashion Revolution Week – the most perfect time for a #haulternative

“Clothes aren’t¬†going¬†to¬†change¬†the¬†world. The¬†women¬†who¬†wear¬†them¬†will”. Anne Klein¬†   It’s Fashion Revolution Week and this year I would like to¬†share¬†a selection of ‘2hand’ outfits in support of their ‘#haulternative’ campaign. An¬†initiative designed to start conversations around fun,¬†practical¬†and environmentally friendly¬†alternatives to¬†buying new, when your wardrobe needs refreshing.

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How To Make Your Own Succulent Terrarium in 5 Easy Steps

“What I stand for is what I stand on” Wendell Berry A Terrarium is an ‚Äėon trend‚Äô ecosystem and the perfect way to add a touch of green to a little corner of your home. Choosing to feature succulents and cacti is perfect for us ‚Äėdesert dwellers‚Äô, as these plants require little water to grow. … Continue reading »

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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‚Äôs 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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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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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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