My plastic free life: busy single mummy & business owner

Just make one tiny plastic-free change this New Year

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Just make one tiny plastic-free change this New Year

It's finally 2022! Happy New Year everyone. With every New Year that comes round, a new set of seemingly unachievable resolutions comes with it! Gah!  This year, I'm trying to take it easy on myself...  it's been a hard few months for everyone. Eco anxiety is a real thing, and we don't need to beat ourselves hard with that stick as soon as the New Year comes round. Yikes! What we COULD do instead, is write a list of POSSIBLE plastic-free changes that you could tweak to make our lifestyle more sustainable and a little greener, for the benefit of...

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Plastic-free travel tips with a baby

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Plastic-free travel tips with a baby

  It's coming up to the autumn half term, and some of the lucky ones amongst us will likely be taking off on foreign adventures, or maybe staying closer to home on a UK holiday, with their families.  I love going on adventures with my son, and have travelled with him from when we was teeny tiny, just a couple of months old. We travelled on our own together (I'm a single parent), so I thought I'd share some tips I learnt along the way. Don't let your circumstances deter you from having adventures, that's what I say! This half term holiday my...

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The benefits to mum & baby of going plastic-free

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The benefits to mum & baby of going plastic-free

I first wrote this blog post for Isabella and Us and you can read the whole blog post here. . I’m Laura. I’m a single mother living in Brighton with my 3 year old son, Finn. I founded Plastic Free Baby, an online plastic-free shop and eco blog when I was pregnant, and here’s why… When I was struggling to conceive a child, I wanted more than the “just think positive” words of wisdom people offer up. I wanted tangible ways to improve my chances of conceiving and birthing a healthy baby. This research became more significant still, when I...

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My Ultimate Plastic-Free & Organic Baby Guide

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My Ultimate Plastic-Free & Organic Baby Guide

It's Organic September!  #chooseorganic   Going organic is growing in importance for so many families these days... but... - Why buy organic for your baby? - Why go organic AND plastic-free for your baby and family? - And what are the best organic products for babies?   Here's my plastic-free organic baby guide, which I hope helps you to navigate the world of raising an organic baby ;-).  I am a massive advocate of, whenever possible within your family budget, buying organic alternatives to baby products. There are benefits to the health of our families and the environment by choosing organic. Searching for...

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Zero Waste Week - Do a family waste audit!

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Zero Waste Week - Do a family waste audit!

It’s Zero Waste Week! Zero Waste Week is all about preserving precious resources and saving money! It’s about making small changes in your consumption and usage, to rethink what is rubbish, where it ends up, and how we can educate ourselves to reduce waste, reuse materials, save money and participate in the circular economy. So how does this apply to you and your family?…. Do you and your family collectively make a lot of waste? Do you want to make small steps to reduce your waste? Do you want to save money, by reusing rather disposing? Do you want to...

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