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A sense of serendipity

A Little Free Library has appeared in our neighborhood, with a sign urging passersby to “take a book, return a book.” The box is right alongside a footpath that is popular with dog walkers, runners, and mothers walking their children to and from school, so I’m sure many people will browse the books on offer even if they don’t take (or return) any for themselves. 317 more words

Book Chat

Comfrey for your compost... anyone? 🌾

…because I have a garden FULL! …and it’s going free to any composting takers!

For apparently, it’s the perfect addition to the compost pile. This fun green fact was discovered by my clever mum who immediately googles everything! 49 more words

Gardening

Comfrey for your compost... anyone? 🌾

…because I have a garden FULL! …and it’s going free to any composting takers!

For apparently, it’s the perfect addition to the compost pile. This fun green fact was discovered by my clever mum who immediately googles everything! 49 more words

Gardening

Rag & Bone

I have seen an interesting aspect of recycling here since coming over.

In the UK, other than the basic weekly recycling collections, if you have anything that is past its useful lifespan (and you don’t want to sell it) then you can take it to your local council tip (recycling centre). 283 more words

New Zealand

Freecycling, anyone?

So I’ve just moved – time to go through my stuff and once again be amazed at how much a person can accumulate in just a few years. 322 more words

Freecycling

The Wall: A tribute

As a natural hoarder and a frugal Northerner to boot, it takes a lot to persuade me to get rid of something that ‘might come in handy some day’ or that has ‘nothing wrong with it’. 637 more words

At Home In The UK

The Last Freegan Four R's

The Last Freegan Four R’s (Week #2)

Let’s look deeply into the remainder of the 6 R’s: Refuse, Repair, Repurpose/Reuse and Rethink. 

Refuse: this means not accepting things that are not the best option for the environment. 802 more words

52 Sustainability Exercises