Living : Life Style

Living an eco-friendly life

There is a myth that has been around forever that suggests living an eco-friendly lifestyle is expensive. The truth is that some ‘shop bought’ items that are labelled ‘green’, ‘eco-friendly’ or ‘organic’ certainly do have an increased price tag from the ‘standard’, highly processed till there’s nothing of value left in them, chemical laden items, but do you have to purchase those to be eco-friendly? In a lot of circumstances, no, you don’t. Many ways of eco-friendly living are more sustainable if you make them yourself so you know exactly what is used to produce them and where it came from, making them not only a very sustainable option, but also a very economical one too.

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Eco Travel and Green Vacations

Travel and vacations can cause a dilemma for those who try to live the eco-friendly lifestyle as they are likely to increase our carbon footprint . The most eco-friendly solution for a vacation is possibly a Stay-cation, a vacation at home - either to sleep in our own beds, camp in the back yard, or in other accommodation close to home. We can take a break from day to day life, relax, explore the local area, visit local attractions, without

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Taking your family Eco-friendly Camping

When thinking of cheap holidays it’s easy to think of camping as an economical solution to having a great holiday, and it can be. Camping is an extremely popular activity, but sometimes is not that great for the environment. We are tempted to bring a lot of equipment with us that uses consumables, then relax and think that the maid service will come so you can leave wrappers all over the site. When camping always pretends you’re in the rough

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