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How to Make Your Own Fizzing Toilet Bombs

How to Make Your Own Fizzing Toilet Bombs

Ok so let’s talk loos. Nobody wants stains and limescale buildup below the waterline, and a multi million pound industry has been created around selling us products to solve the issue. However, lots of these companies produce industrial strength cleaning chemicals such as ammonia, chlorine and hydrochloric acid, which smell horrendous and can have a detrimental effect on the health of your family, as well as the environment. So what’s an effective alternative that won’t harm anyone’s health? Introducing the toilet bomb! Don’t be put off by the name, there will be no exploding cisterns here. These little blocks work...

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Why Choose Organic?

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Why Choose Organic?

Choosing to buy organic food and clothing, even occasionally, has huge benefits. Here are just a few reasons why organic is best.

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How to Have a Sustainable Halloween

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How to Have a Sustainable Halloween

Halloween doesn’t have to be a time of plastic waste and too many sweets! Here are a few steps to make your Halloween celebrations kinder to the planet.

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Cooking the Perfect Bulgur Wheat

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Cooking the Perfect Bulgur Wheat

Mainly used in Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean cooking, bulgur wheat is a delicious, nutty flavoured grain that is low fat and high in fibre. Here’s a quick and easy method to make the perfect savoury bulgur wheat every time!

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Citric Acid for Household Cleaning

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Citric Acid for Household Cleaning

Citric acid is a powerful, non toxic cleaning and preserving agent that is found naturally in lemon juice. Although in its anhydrous or granulated form, it is much more potent. It has loads of great applications for household cleaning, here are just a few.

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