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    Journey to eco-friendly periods | The cup

    Welcome to my Journey to eco-friendly periods blog series, in which I discuss the ways I’ve changed how I manage my period so it is more sustainable. For the back story on why I decided to change my routine, including statistics on the plastic contained in common period products (like up to 4 plastic bags worth of plastic!) or how they’re harmful toward the planet, be sure to read the first part of my series. When talking about eco-friendly periods, it’s impossible not to mention menstrual cups as the two are pretty much synonymous. They were the first thing I looked into when making my switch to find environmentally friendly…

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    Eco-Friendly Household Cleaning

    As my previous blog and social media reveal, I am trying to live greener in any way I possibly can. Being sustainable and eco-friendly is a big concern for me, plus I feel all the better by doing it because, after all, we only have one planet. In my research I was shocked to find out just how many every day items I use contain harsh chemicals that are dangerous for the planet and us. Cleaning has been a rising trend over the last year, especially with internet stars like Mrs Hinch and others making cleaning more than just a daily chore, but a fashion trend. With the amount of…

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    Being ‘greener’

    I remember being young and my Nan talking to me about looking after the planet. She was the Nan who took you to the zoo, loved being outdoors and yelled at people who littered. I think I’ve always been conscious of finding ways to live greener, but have used money and ease as an excuse to not. For years, non-eco-friendly items have been cheaper and more accessible in shops compared to products that do not harm the environment. With reports recently suggesting that we don’t have long to save our planet, I feel as though if I can’t start living greener then earth’s bad health is partly my fault. Classic guilty…