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GOING PLASTIC-FREE: Reduce your Carbon Footprint, the what & how

We all know reducing your carbon footprint is important and you’ve probably heard & read a lot about the topic; but how often is it really discussed? And how much are each of us actually doing?   If you’re at the kind of parties & get-togethers we’re at, the answer is rarely, if at all. And it’s not really hard to understand why. We’re just not comfortable discussing the things we're not doing or struggling to achieve. So back to the basics, what is a carbon footprint?  According to the dictionary “the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organisation or community.” So Carbon Dioxide, what is that? “a heavy...

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GOING PLASTIC-FREE: 5 tips to instantly reduce your carbon footprint

Have you ever met someone that said “no, I am not going to help out when nature needs me”? Me neither. I am aware there are people who deny the existence of climate change and they are entitled to their opinion but I am not writing this piece for those people. This is for people like myself that are, as we like to say “like-minded’, when it comes to addressing the issue of climate change and our carbon footprint. The so- called seekers of carbon footprint reduction (that sounds like a cult, but there you go).  Whilst none of us want (or are willing) to go back “10 levels” in this game called life. Do you want to know what...

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