Lessons learned from our hols

We are just back after a week’s holiday up North and in Somerset seeing lots of family and we probably had our worst time in terms of sustainability since we started the year. The holiday started off badly with both me and Mark being very under the weather and feeling sorry for ourselves – Samuel was fit and healthy though! On a positive note Mark bought a new reusable coffee cup at Gloucester services but it went downhill from then on. He decided to present the cup to me in the cardboard wrapping, but when asked for the coffee it … Continue reading Lessons learned from our hols

Seriously….reusable toilet paper!

I have been reading lots of other sustainability blogs over the last few weeks and this may be the most challenging yet…..could we switch to reusable toilet paper or “family cloths”? There are a fair few sites and options out there but I do wonder whether using toilet paper really affects our carbon footprint to a great degree – there is an interesting article here Family Cloths – Gross or Great about the pro and cons which I found helpful. At the moment Mark is a “definite no”, Jane is a “would be prepared to give it a go” and … Continue reading Seriously….reusable toilet paper!