My plastic free life: busy single mummy & business owner — plastic free home

Plastic-free traditions and new starts

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Plastic-free traditions and new starts

We've got some beautiful traditions and celebrations to look forward to over the coming days, and I thought I'd take the opportunity to explore ways to celebrate these festive occasions with your families... plastic-free of course! Here's a little run down of some of the special days and upcoming celebrations over the coming days (not an exhaustive list, by any means... there's also the beginning of the LGBT+ History Month and Vasant Panchami, and more, but I just wanted to focus on a few, before I have to head off and collect my son from nursery, ha ha!):   31st...

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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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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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Plastic-Free Parenting

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Plastic-Free Parenting

  Plastic-Free Parenting   If you thought plastic-free or low plastic living was hard before you became a parent, then bringing children into the world can bring a whole new set of plastic-related traps! This photo was taken of myself and my son, aged 7 months old... I've learnt as I've gone along, and hope I can pass on some things I've found.   Even before conception, studies indicate that the toxicity of some plastics can have a bearing on human fertility, on the chances of miscarriage, and the development of a foetus. Plastics can be a part of everyday life for a...

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Plastics affect human health - it's Plastic Free July 2021

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Plastics affect human health - it's Plastic Free July 2021

It's PLASTIC FREE JULY 2021!Plastic Free July is a brilliant annual event which focuses on our plastic consumption. It's a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution, so we can have cleaner streets and oceans. But what about our health? Can reducing plastic help us to have a healthier future? Plastics can affect human health. Plastics can harm the health of our babies and children. The reason why I set up Plastic Free Baby was because I was finding it hard to find plastic free, toxin free alternatives to mainstream plastic baby products.Throughout Plastic Free July I'll be...

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