How to have a green wardrobe

This how I buy my clothes every season – the stage system!

Stage 1 – check what you already have

Every season I have a good sort out. I have a small wardrobe so I only ever have autumn/winter or spring/summer clothes in it at any one time. The other season is packed away in boxes. So every season I swap the clothes around and at the same time decide what I will be keeping and what I will be getting rid of. If I have time, I’ll try everything on just to make sure it looks and fits how I remembered. Anything I don’t want anymore can be sold on eBay to fund new clothes, or swapped with a friend (see below). Continue reading “How to have a green wardrobe”

Easy ways to cut back on spending

Worth it for your pocket and the planet

Buying less ‘stuff’.  Sounds obvious but often easier said than done.  I love shopping, a bit too much actually, bit of a shopaholic.  This flys in the face of my eternal efforts to be green. However, now that I’ve got small people to think about I’ve really had to get a grip and just stop spending.  Here’s some of the ways I’ve cut back on spending: Continue reading “Easy ways to cut back on spending”

Organic food on a budget

Which foods to prioritise buying organic 

Buying organic food on a budget can be done, you just have to prioritise which foods you want organic. Continue reading “Organic food on a budget”