When the weather gets warmer, you pack away your winter woollen items and will probably feel tempted to do some spring cleaning. The problem is that sometimes this can feel overwhelming or you might start the task and then lose energy halfway in. To prevent it from being a time-, and energy-, consuming project, here are some spring-cleaning hacks to help you refresh your home in a weekend.
If the thought of not using any paper in the kitchen is daunting to you, with a little organisation and preparation you’ll see that it’s really easy to achieve. Plus, it’s so much better for the environment. Almost up to one-third of a household’s waste comes from paper – yikes! Here’s how to go paperless.
You check your phone hundreds of times a day, you sit in front of the computer for hours at a time, you get most of your news from Twitter or the internet, then you take a break by catching up with a friend on Facebook. Ever stopped to wonder just how much of your life goes to all things digital? It’s time for a digital detox!
With the number of vegans increasing all over the world, more fast food restaurants are adding vegetarian/vegan foods to their menus. This can be great even if you aren’t following those lifestyles but want more nutritious fast foods when you’re in a hurry. The catch: although the foods are delicious, it doesn’t always mean they’re healthy for you.
According to the Safer and Superior New Product Standard, for a green cleaning product genuinely to be eco-friendly it must meet certain minimum standards. These include being safer for the environment, safer for human contact, offer superior performance and deliver superior savings, when compared to chemical or non-eco-friendly counterparts.