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12 ways to save money by going green

A common stereotype about green living is that it can be a very expensive way to live. And while that’s not explicit untrue (there are definitely ways to spend money while going green!) it really doesn’t have to cost you loads of cash. Budget friendly living can, and often does, go hand in hand with eco friendly living. Here’s a little list of ways to save money and live a little greener.   ============   Wanna read more: Why we should all be recycling less The biggest zero waste mistake people make Low impact vs zero waste 

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the biggest zero waste mistake people make

the biggest zero waste mistake people make This is something I see all the time, and get asked about fairly often as well, particularly as more people become aware of the “zero waste” movement and the amount of plastic that we are currently producing. The mistake in question? Getting rid of perfectly good and usable things to make way for new, “better” zero waste options. Plastic tupperware. Plastic toothbrushes. An old water bottle. If it works, and you already own it, you should be using it - don’t throw it away! Don’t run before you can walk The idea that zero waste is some sort of beautiful lifestyle that you hop straight into is misleading, I think. And again, it’s...

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why we should all be recycling less

Every year, approximately 13 billion plastic bottles are used in the UK. Around 7.5 billion of those are recycled.  Every year, British households throw 22 million tonnes of waste into the bin.  But I’m not writing this to tell you that you need to get more of your friends and family and workplaces to recycle. In fact, we as consumers should not be focusing on recycling more at all. We should be recycling less.

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