Honest Review: Georganics Coconut Oil Toothpaste and Cardamon Silk Floss

An honest review of Georganics toothpaste and silk floss based on my own first impressions and experience using it. Toothpaste is a daily essential so it is something we all need to get right and unfortunately the supermarkets do not yet provide the answer.

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How I End Up With Nothing in my Fridge at the End of the Week!

The issue of food waste is at epic proportions, tackle it in your household by starting a weekly food plan and end up with nothing in your fridge at the end of the week too. Free printable to download and get you started.

Another Small Step

Good to see Waitrose jumping on the bandwagon and ending the distribution of takeaway coffee cups in their stores by autumn 2018. It's a small step but it will go its way to making carrying your own coffee cup the norm, just as carrying a reusable shopping bag now is.

DIY: Dishcloths

Not the sexiest of topics but something that we use every single day is our dishcloths! As we don't own a dishwasher we seem to spend half our evenings washing up; when we first moved in we used disposable dishcloths which were made from synthetic fabrics and broke down after only a few weeks and made their way into the bin. Not only is this expensive but it is incredibly wasteful. So I began to think about other more sustainable options.

Thoughts on New Year: 2018

Here it comes again, the new year: New intentions set, new plant on the window sill, new yoga mat and new belly from all the festive food! We find this time of year very refreshing in the GreenandRose house. As new things come into our lives, old things are removed.

5 Essentials For Your Sustainable Party

Who doesn't love a good party? The thing about being less wasteful is that it shouldn't mean you can't still have fun! But instead of plastic, polluting balloons and single use cups why not go more classy? Get the real wine glasses out, make some punch from locally-sourced fruit and party like it's 1999 (except with composting, curbside recycling and fair trade)!