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How To Reduce Plastic in Your Child's Life

With nurseries like this one we’re feeling even more inspired to reduce the amount of plastic that surrounds us and our children. While it’s important to care for the plastic items that we already have, when thinking of future purchases there many alternatives to the items that we might once have chosen automatically.Eating and DrinkingWith so many great alternatives to plastic pots it’s easy to feed our kids when we’re out and about. There are bamboo containers, stainless steel or beeswax wraps. At home we reuse jars for food leftovers rather than using plastic tubs and often take out our snacks in paper bags that are reused from the green grocers. They can be a bit more pricey but I...

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10 green lifestyle changes we should all be making for our family

A quick win of plastic free and green changes for busy families: Switch to a renewable energy power supplier - it’s really straight forward to switch now and you’ll probably get cash back and a better deal too Once your washing powder is finished buy an Eco Egg - far less chemicals and less irritating for sensitive young skin and you’ll get up to 720 washes for £20 Sign up for a weekly veg box from a local greengrocers or farm - there are some lovely options around, you’ll get sessional veg, support a local business and cut down on a lot of single-use plastic Buy stainless steel water bottles - they’re virtually unbreakable so ideal for children, toxin free,...

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