Can you live without plastic

Can you live without plastic – the answer is 100% yes.

There has been a lot of media coverage recently regarding plastic packaging and many stores are now trying to become plastic free. Iceland is leading the way with their pledge to be plastic free by 2023 with their own brands.

If you visit you local supermarket you cannot seem to avoid plastic packaging in all forms from plastic carrier bags to plastic bottles. It is bad for the environment but how can we produce less waste? Can we live without plastic.

Below are 5 tips on how we can reduce our plastic waste and save the planet.
Can you live without plastic

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How long should you keep important paperwork for?

How long should you keep important paperwork for? If like me you probably have a lot of paperwork regarding your personal details lying around the house. Hopefully somewhere safe and within easy reach. You may think well all my details are on a computer (you may even have scanned all important documents to your PC). While scanning the documents is a great idea you must bear in mind that all digital records could be affected by a virus on your PC and your data could be lost.

So how long should you keep important documents before you have a clear out?

How long should you keep important paperwork for

 

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Is your phone charger safe?

Is your phone charger safe?

We all charge our mobile phones on a regular basis as we cannot be without our mobile phones. However, what happens if your genuine mobile phone charger breaks down. Would you just rush out and buy a quick replacement or just go on-line and find a ‘bargain’ cheap charger. How do you know it is the real thing and do you know if your phone charger is safe?

Fake unsafe mobile chargers have resulted in many house fires in the last few years. Did you know that near 2 million mobile phone chargers were brought online in the UK every year. But how easy it is to spot a fake mobile charger.

If you purchase a fake mobile charger it can be very dangerous and even life threatening. Below is a brief guide to safe mobile charging.

Is your phone charger safe?

 

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Recycling – what a load of rubbish!

Recycling – what a load of rubbish!

There has been a lot of coverage in the news about recycling – but is this just a load of rubbish?

You cannot fail to ignore the concern regarding the dangers to our planet that plastic is causing.

How many of you saw the fantastic Blue Planet II and been sadden by the plastic in the seas and the dangers it is causing to our sea life,  endangering the marine life and the habitat.

The dangers of pollution to our world is a growing and ruining our plant. We as humans must stop this becoming a global disaster. Do you want to leave this legacy for future generations to solve or do you want to take immediate action now?

We must all ‘do our bit’ to try to recycle as much as we possibly can and must start to avoid throwing things in the bin which end up in land fill sites .

Recycling - what a load of rubbish!

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How to tell if someone is lying to you

How to tell if someone is lying to you

There are many ways to find out how to tell if someone is lying to you.  Did you know that around 55% of lies can be spotted immediately. If you are an extrovert you generally tell more lies than an introvert. So how to tell if someone is lying to you.

The average person will hear between 10 and 200 lies per day. However do we know how to tell if someone is lying to you.

We all tell white lies from time to time and we think we can get away with it. But this is not always the case. Below are some tips to find out if someone is lying to you without using a lie dector test!

The list below is for general information and never assume the person is lying until you have all the facts.

 

How to tell if someone is lying to you

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10 amazing things to do with used tea bags

This post is all about 10 amazing things to do with used tea bags.

We all enjoy a cup of tea first thing in the morning. But used tea bags do not need to just be thrown away.

Did you know we make over 160,000 cups of tea a day and a vast amount of the tea is brewed using tea bags. What do you normally do after removing the tea bag. If like me you end up throwing it in the bin then you are not alone. But did you know there are some surprising things you can do with a used tea bag – and not just using it make another cup of tea….

So why not have a look below at 10 amazing things to do with used tea bags

 

10 amazing things to do with used tea bags

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