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Happy Earth, Happy Baby

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Happy Earth, Happy Baby

  Plastics can have a long-term effect on your baby’s health, so cutting down on plastics, particularly those that come into contact with you and your baby, is essential. It's a real bonus that making healthy choices for your baby so often equates also to making a healthy choice for Planet Earth. As Earth Day, on the 22nd of April, approaches, now is the perfect time to make changes to your everyday life to keep both your baby and the planet happy. Children of all ages can begin to learn about the plastic in the world and its effects on our environment so...

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Plastic-Free Spring Clean Detox

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Plastic-Free Spring Clean Detox

  Finally!! It's Spring! Some warm weather is arriving... There are more open windows to get some fresh air flowing through... bees are beginning to buzz around outside in the garden.... and there's soon to be lighter evenings ahead with daylight saving on its way.  Woo! We made it! And nothing feels better after such a hard winter that we've all had, than a deep Spring cleaning! Here are some of my top tips for a natural, plastic-free, toxin-free Spring clean. 1) DETOX AIR - You can start your spring cleaning by opening your house windows to get some fresh and clean air....

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Plastic-Free Potty Training

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Plastic-Free Potty Training

Did you know that there is a way to go plastic-free whilst potty-training!?!? That's right! There's a plastic-free alternative to the normal plastic potty that we all know and recognise so well. And why stop at just the potty!... Here are some eco-friendly potty training tips that are also plastic-free meaning that they are good for the environment and free of harmful chemicals for your little ones. THE POTTY - You don't just have to get a plastic potty, there are now plastic free alternatives available that are fully biodegradable such as this colourful eKoala biodegradable potty. This plastic-free potty is...

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Plastic Free Kitchen Essentials

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Plastic Free Kitchen Essentials

Plastic Free Kitchen Essentials - top tips and top picks! Whether you are just starting your plastic free journey or are looking for more ways to reduce the use of plastic in your life, starting with the kitchen can be one of the easiest ways to make that change. As with all areas of your life, this is a mission to REDUCE plastics and single-use plastics rather than remove completely, which at this point in the UK in February 2021 seems very nearly impossible; we should try to make little steps to reduce plastics to help our environment and the...

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5 ways to shop sustainably for your family in 2021

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5 ways to shop sustainably for your family in 2021

SHOP SMALL. SHOP ECO. SHOP ETHICALLY. SHOP LOW WASTE. SHOP SUSTAINABLY.   Shop small. Plastic Free Baby is a small shop, hosting lots of independent brands dedicated to eco-friendly and plastic free family living. Small businesses, and those online particularly at the moment, provide a major economic impact to the country when we most need it. It’s so important to support small shops and businesses at this hard time where and when you possibly can. The customer service is often off-the-scale brilliant, and there’s a lovely sense of community created by them through neighbourhood links and social media communities. They...

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