Five Green Footprints

Image by Mabel Amber, still incognito... from Pixabay Another week has passed packed full of news about great initiatives by individuals and groups around the globe. 1.A Canadian Supermarket has created plastic bags with embarrassing captions printed on them. Reason? To discourage customers to keep asking for them. This has backfired as these bags emblazoned … Continue reading Five Green Footprints

Top 6 Natural Teething Remedies

Natural teething remedies can be very effective to help your baby through these rather painful episodes. Below is a general chart giving you an indication when you can expect your baby's teeth to appear or, medically speaking, "erupt". There is a broad range of normal and some babies are even born with their teeth or … Continue reading Top 6 Natural Teething Remedies

Five Green Footprints

1.70,000. Just a number? This is currently going viral. According to a new study at the University of Victoria, the average American ingests more than 70,000 microplastic particles a year. This should also be very much representative of the average Western or Central European person. The health effects are still unclear, but some of these … Continue reading Five Green Footprints

Five Green Footprints

It is already a week into "Plastic-free July" and posts on tips and ideas on how to do this are dominating the media. Here are a few of the top picks. 1.Greenpeace is currently drawing out a plan to protect our oceans: The Global Ocean Treaty. Apart from plastic pollution, oceans face their greatest threats by industrial … Continue reading Five Green Footprints

Homemade Granola quick and easy

Homemade granola is a good alternative to well-known brands like Kellog's, Nestlé or supermarket-owned ones. They usually contain too much sugar and the packaging is hardly ever recyclable. Even if it says so on the packet, there is no guarantee the council will take it. Other issues are the microplastics which can come off the … Continue reading Homemade Granola quick and easy