How green are you

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Re: How green are you

Postby littlesez » Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:00 pm

Yeah and pitroc I just stink :giggle:

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Re: How green are you

Postby gilbertandmartha » Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:40 pm

We live in Texas, 'nuff said!

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Re: How green are you

Postby laceybat » Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:58 am

We try as well

We use cloth nappies, wipes and cps, Woolies
in the kitchen we use cloth kitchen we use cloth as much as possible
use mostly homemade kitchen and bathroom cleaner now.

i have an allotment where my Dad does most of it as we all share it ( 4 of us Dad, me and 2 sisters)
we recyice were we can. 7
have no heating on now
cook from scrach
and Breastfeed
line dry clothes But will addmit to tumble drying nappies :oops:
Make clothes buy sewing or knitting also buy wahms clothing
buy second hand for me

And we also share buy a few pigs and sheep for killing for meat, also have chicken's for eggs and meat ( i know some of you won't like that but it's cheaper for us to do it this way. and our friend has a farm so he keeps the for us )
just started using wahms smellies as well (saop's and wash)

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Re: How green are you

Postby Sophiebeth23 » Wed May 07, 2014 6:44 pm

Cloth nappies
Reusable wipes
Moon cup
Eco egg for washing
Line drying as much as possible
Charity shops
Growing vegetables
Turn off everything

Working on dh for:
Reusable kitchen roll

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Re: How green are you

Postby Laura-g-c » Wed May 07, 2014 7:38 pm

OOh Reusable kitchen roll :thumbsup: ! I love the ones I've browsed through online but am yet to go there. I'm fairly conservative with kitchen roll though and tend to use cloths anyway.

I'm greenish but striving to get greener!

No dryer (line dry.. choooooore)
Heating only on when its really needed
Reusable nappies (shocker! :giggle: ) and wipes
Grow SOME veg and kill a lot too :-|
Reuse water bottles/ boxes etc
Meal planner (save cost and reduce waste)
Have one main meaty meal a week and make the meat last, and only free range/ outdoor reared quality
Most of Juno's clothes are preloved unless the grandmothers get involved :wink:

What needs major improving:
Food waste is chucked not composted :nono:
DH is a tech addict so lots of wasted electricity
Overuse of the car, it's hard because work and the grandparents are all 20mins away by car so its not far enough to say no to but not close enough to walk!

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Re: How green are you

Postby docmaggoo » Thu May 08, 2014 5:15 am

I'm enjoying finding old threads I've missed.

We try our best to be green...

    Cloth nappies
    Cloth wipes for face and bottoms
    CSP - just ordered my first ones!!
    Cloth for kitchen and household cleaning
    Home grown veg (as much as we can in the spring/summer)
    Half flush
    Low-poo shampoo
    Homemade natural window cleaner and weedkiller
    Low thermostat (just extra jumpers and good insulated house)
    Knitting and sewing
    Line dry whenever possible
    Upcycling (especially outgrown childrens clothes - another excuse for more sewing!)
    Hybrid car with Eco drive on permanently
    Charity shops/2nd hand sales/car boots - dh loves them!
    No fly holidays (Camping in the UK)
    Cloth bags (if we do get plastic bags for something they are reused++++ and then used for clearing up after the dog at the park!)
    Reuse plastic containers
    Reuse delivery packaging
    Local butchers
    Paperless for almost all our bills/direct debits/banking

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Re: How green are you

Postby clothmama » Thu May 08, 2014 5:35 am

ems101 wrote:We have a sustainable, straw playhouse

@ems101 did we ever get a picture of this??? :nosey:

docmaggoo wrote:I'm enjoying finding old threads I've missed.


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Re: How green are you

Postby ems101 » Thu May 08, 2014 6:19 am

Ill do one today @clothmama!


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