Mangle & Wringer: Natural cleaning remedies for households

Mangle & Wringer have created a line of natural household cleaning products without any harsh chemicals or ingredients that is kind to both skin and the environment. The Mangle & Wringer range has all the key household cleaning items including an oxygen bleach – a safe and non-toxic, biodegradable alternative to harsh chlorine bleach that can be used in the bathroom as well as to … Continue reading Mangle & Wringer: Natural cleaning remedies for households

How to use crystals in your home

Crystals are not only beautiful gems and rocks from Mother Earth but they are also powerful energy emitters and have a number of properties that can assist you through your daily life – be it for healing, to attract abundance and prosperity or for protection. This video is a useful guide to crystals that you can use in and around your home to create a … Continue reading How to use crystals in your home

SerpentSea: Homewares and jewellery made from recycled marine rope

SerpentSea create stunning and intricate home accessories and jewellery pieces, with a nautical and Greek mythology inspired theme, from recycled marine rope. Floor mats, key rings, bracelets and chokers are some of the items made by Serpent Sea, crafted using knotting and weaving techniques used by sailors for centuries. Four different knots have been used in the creation of SerpentSea’s hardwearing mats, which can be … Continue reading SerpentSea: Homewares and jewellery made from recycled marine rope

Bokashi: A composting solution to food waste

Wondering what to do with those scrap bits of food waste that can’t be salvaged? Bokashi is a Japanese fermentation system that pickles all your kitchen waste before transforming it into compost. Bokashi Buckets are eco-friendly composters, which come in a range of sizes that will work for any space whether you live in a small flat or a large house, that are easy to use … Continue reading Bokashi: A composting solution to food waste

Thrashion: Retro style lamp shades made from recycled skateboards

Thrashion, the 100% skater own and run DIY business creating recycled jewellery out of broken and recycled skateboards, are creating a series of retro style lamps and pendants from decks. The lamp shades and pendants borrow from modern, timeless design aesthetics and combine it with pieces of broken and recycled skateboards, giving the pendants and lamp shades a pop art feel. Thrashion’s pop lamps are … Continue reading Thrashion: Retro style lamp shades made from recycled skateboards

Stojo: The reusable, collapsible pocket cup tackling coffee cup waste

Help rid the planet of coffee cup waste by investing in a Stojo cup to store your cup of Joe in wherever you go. Stojo is a reusable, collapsible cup which once “flat packed” can then be stored in your pocket or bag. Made from food grade, recyclable materials, Stojo is BPA free and microwave safe. Stojo Pocket Cup, which is a classic 12oz cup, quickly collapses into … Continue reading Stojo: The reusable, collapsible pocket cup tackling coffee cup waste

Sustainable home pioneers Simon and Jasmine Dale’s low-impact home inspiration

Sustainable home pioneers Simon and Jasmine Dale are inspiring the world with their low-impact home in rural Pembrokeshire, West Wales built entirely from a dream and for less than £30,000. Starting with just £500 in the bank, the couple now have a 3-bedroom home, for they and their two children, made entirely from reclaimed materials including glass and timber, with sheep’s wool for insulation. Their … Continue reading Sustainable home pioneers Simon and Jasmine Dale’s low-impact home inspiration

UrbanPallets: Retro style furniture made from reclaimed wood

If your home is in need of a key piece of furniture and you’ve not been able to find it in a second hand store, then reclaimed wood specialists, UrbanPallets, may be able to fill that gap in your digs with a unique piece made from pallets. Creating affordable, functional and stylish one-off items of furniture, UrbanPallets’ reclaimed wood furniture is likely to appeal to … Continue reading UrbanPallets: Retro style furniture made from reclaimed wood

Avocado Green Mattresses: Sleep Well, Sleep Green

A good mattress is key to having a peaceful night sleep and a “green mattress” is a dream team in the bedroom. New Jersey-based Avocado have created a green and eco-friendly mattress using 100% natural latex rubber harvested from sustainable tree-tapped sources, natural Joma New Zealand wool, certified organic cotton and recycled steel-support coils. The materials used in Avocado green mattresses are natural and non-toxic … Continue reading Avocado Green Mattresses: Sleep Well, Sleep Green

Homemade Pot Pourri: Valentine’s Love Mix

Fill your space with lurve on Valentine’s Day and for your entire existence with a potent blend of homemade pot pourri. Grab some dried rose petals. Red rose petals are perfect, but you can also use pink or a mixture of the two. Put them in a nice bowl of your choice – you could use a silver bowl or something special for you and … Continue reading Homemade Pot Pourri: Valentine’s Love Mix