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Clothing
Consumerism

2020 – The year of stopping spending

2019 was good and bad. I stayed vegan. I gave up drinking alcohol for good. I know this is not necessarily going to save the world but it’s something I’ve wanted to do for ages and something that will go a long way towards saving my mental health. I’ve cut down on plastic where I […]

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Christmas tree
Consumerism

Is enough ever enough when it comes to consumerism?

The short answer is no. We’ve recently tried to limit the amount we spend after reading Your Money Or Your Life by Vicki Robin. Although we’ve not officially started her nine steps to financial freedom, we’ve certainly made a start in cutting down our spending. The ethos of the book is that by spending less […]

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Nappies

Ditching the night nappies

I’ve been reading up on the horrors of nappies recently and come across such guilt-inducing gems like these: Disposable nappies take 500 years to decompose They need over 44 times more natural resources to make when compared to reusable nappies We have two children who wear disposable nappies, so that’s a lot of waste going […]

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