Editorial

Charity Christmas Cards – All Are Not Equal!

If like us you are torn every year by the desire to communicate with your loved ones and friends during the festive period, and the unnecessary waste that is inevitably produced by the tradition that involves writing a big pile of cards, putting them in an envelope, stamping, addressing and posting them, then you will probably do what we do, which is try to offset that guilt in the hope that others will benefit from your actions in the form of a charity christmas card.    Of course, the retailers are very well aware of the dilemma we feel, and cash in at every opportunity!

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Special Summer Offer From Ohyo!

If like us, you have a particular issue with people buying bottled water,  and then throwing that bottle away, the associated waste and processing of that waste, then this is a product you may be interested in.  There are lots of reusable bottles out there, and we will be bring you our verdict on the good on the great at some point soon, but we didn’t want you to miss out on a special summer offer from Ohyo especially for you.

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To Sew or Not to Sew..Uniform Labelling and the Joys Thereof!

So, if you’ve managed to get your head around the uniform buying part of the ‘my little one is starting school in September’ equation, you’ll be ready to face the next conundrum..name labels! Yes, I know. Who knew there was so much excitement involved! For some reason this never caused me any grief at nursery – sure, I popped a few iron on labels in her cardigans, because cardigans are like gold dust and yet such an essential part of any little girl’s wardrobe! But she generally went to nursery in her trashiest clothes and it really didn’t matter if they didn’t come home.

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Beautiful Country Desperately Seeking Corporate Responsibility

So yet again our headlines are hit by a natural disaster of epic proportions in a country that can ill afford it. Catastrophic loss of life and infrastructure has hit the people that can cope with it the least. And as the appeals are yet again launched for aid and cash, I can’t help but wonder if the right people are being asked to help?

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What You Can Recycle in Your Area

So as I gather my collection of items of recycling together, determined to do the right thing and see them moving on to a more useful purpose, I often face a dilemma as to where I should take them? Do I take them to the charity shop, or the Recycling Centre, or the recycling bin sitting in the supermarket car park? And although I am pretty sure I can recycle shoes, I’m not entirely sure where the bin is located.

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Smart Recipes

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WNWN Baby

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