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Sustainable Living For Spring
Family
April 2022
Reading time 2 Minutes

Sustainable living is starting to blossom

Why not join in and switch to these sustainable alternatives this spring?
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Enjoy cocktails in the garden with a super-sturdy cane straw. Unlike most paper straws that break down when wet, these straws stay thick and strong – perfect for juices, cocktails and even milkshakes. Classic 8” straw (15 pack), £3.49 thecanestrawco.com

Grow big or grow home with this large reusable amber glass bottle. Switch out one-use bottles and instead fill up this stylish alternative which comes with a changeable bottle head. Amber glass bottle, £6.50 Nil Living, Newcastle

Fresh and fabulously spring-like   with notes of mint, jasmine and oakmoss, why not bring the outside in with this gorgeous candle? Watermint and sea salt candle, £38 Eleanor’s Byre, Embleton

Adorable, handy, and great for the environment, these reusable laundry washing eggs say sayonara to single-use plastics in the laundry room. Fill the egg with the washing pellets of your choice and enjoy fresh linen without hurting the planet. Reusable laundry washing egg, £9.99 ecovibe.co.uk

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Welcome wildlife back into your garden while helping to clean up old waste. This recycled bird feeder will keep both the planet and your feathered friends happy this spring. Recycled fat ball feeder, £3.50 National Trust, branches regionwide

Carry your tipples to garden parties comfortably this spring with this drinks caddy made from locally reclaimed wood. Rustic, timeless, and waste-conscious, it has the benefit of being both stylish and environmentally friendly thanks to some skilled up-cycling. Bottle caddy, £18 welovewood.org

These eco-friendly glass vases let you bring your garden flowers inside. We love the beautiful botanical green finish and gold trim around the neck. Miza glass vase, £40 Nkuku, stockists regionwide

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