Sustainable Swaps

Throughout the last ten months we have been looking at ways to swap our everyday items for something more sustainable so this is a glimpse into what we have changed and what we haven’t! Firstly keeping our bodies clean. We started using soap instead of shower gel and tried to get soap with no packagingContinue reading “Sustainable Swaps”

Bye bye wormery – hello petition

The wormery is no longer however I did find one lucky surviving worm who has been rehomed next to the wisteria. We are not beaten though! The reason we had to buy a wormery is that our local council in Plymouth doesn’t collect food waste. Every other council in Devon does so why aren’t we? SoContinue reading “Bye bye wormery – hello petition”

Local heroes

Sustainable wine tasting Last night we had a fab night wine tasting from a local organic vineyard owner – it was so much fun and really interesting for geeks like us. The owner and his wife, Eric and Petra Sage were so entertaining and the wine was so good too! They have been there forContinue reading “Local heroes”

Vive la France!

As dedicated sustainability bloggers holidays don’t stop our drive to be more eco friendly….. or so we thought. Being in a foreign country in a caravan we cannot be quite as prepared as at home, then we quite frankly completely forget – well we are after all on holiday – takeaway cups, plastic straws andContinue reading “Vive la France!”

Updates from the Bullard family

Well what a month – redundancy, death of the worms and more grey hair! Redundancy – We have had a bit of a shock this month as Mark has been made redundant – it was out of the blue and very unexpected so it has taken a bit of adjustment to say the least. SinceContinue reading “Updates from the Bullard family”

Thinking about our waste

After our visit to the Energy from Waste plant and learning about the waste hierarchy we have been thinking about what is out there to help us get better with our waste. So here goes… Reduce  Since we started our journey we have made a really good start at reducing the amount of plastic weContinue reading “Thinking about our waste”

Our visit to the Energy from Waste (EfW) plant

I had last Friday off work and my friend (also called Jane) suggested we have a spa day – yippee! However we also had the chance to go round the Energy from Waste plant in Devonport so after a little persuasion and the promise of lunch the two Janes went off to meet another JaneContinue reading “Our visit to the Energy from Waste (EfW) plant”