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5 Eco-Friendly Tips for Working from Home

These eco-friendly tips will help you to save money and reduce your impact on the planet while working from home. The problem So, you’ve cut out the commute, and your office building is no longer having to supply all that gas, electricity and water needed to keep you and your colleagues comfortable and able to […]

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Eco-Friendly Halloween Tips and Tricks

Are you looking for some top tricks to hold a ‘spooktastic’ eco-friendly Halloween celebration without polluting the planet? The problem It’s that time of year when the supermarket aisles are lined with cheap plastic-manufactured and plastic-wrapped sweets, costumes and decorations. Unfortunately, most of these will get used once and then thrown away, only to end […]

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5 Tips to Reduce Water Waste

Do you want to reduce water waste and your energy bills at the same time as protecting the environment? We give you some top tips to help you live a more sustainable lifestyle at home. Water is a commodity that we all need to survive and one that developed nations take for granted. Therefore, we […]

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7 Eco-Friendly Tips to Repel Mosquitos

Are you looking for eco-friendly insect repellent? If you are prone to insect bites and want to deter them naturally, we’ve provided some eco-friendly tips that will help you repel mosquitos (and other insect bites).

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6 Reasons to Use Natural Sunscreen

When it comes to sun protection, natural eco-friendly sunscreen should be everyone’s first choice. Whether you’ll be out in the UK sunshine (camping, anyone?) or going somewhere hot, you’ll definitely want to think about slapping on some sunscreen to protect your vulnerable skin from prolonged exposure to that beautiful yet dangerous ball of fire in […]

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Top 15 Eco Glamping Sites in the UK

With hospitality now open in the UK, the buzzword on many holidaymakers’ lips is staycation, so an eco glamping holiday could be the perfect getaway for you this summer. What is glamping? Glamping allows you to experience the best of the great outdoors without compromising on the quality and comfort that many hotels offer. Think […]

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Reusable vs Disposable Face Masks

With different types of disposable and reusable face masks on the market, do you know what the best options are to protect you and others from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and the differences between them? At the time of writing, the UK government has mandated that people must wear a face covering when travelling on public […]

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6 Aftermovies of 2019 from the UK’s Biggest Festivals

If you’re still deciding which festival to go to next year, we’ve pulled together some of the best official festival aftermovies from some of the UK’s biggest festivals held in 2019. Most festivals have sadly had to cancel their event this year, but planning for 2021 is in full swing and there’s no better time […]

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Top 10 Travel Films

It may be one of the industries most affected by Covid-19, but those of us with a love of travel know that that wanderlust feeling doesn’t disappear just because we can’t go on an adventure. As part of our virtual travel series, we want to encourage people during lockdown to get transported to the world […]

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Virtual Museum Tours

Being stuck at home and unable to travel can bring out the wanderlust in even the most reluctant traveller. If your desire to travel is stronger than ever right now, there’s no better time to get inspired and explore the virtual world of travel. In the first instalment of our virtual travel series, we’re focusing […]

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10 Sustainable Lockdown Tips

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on all our lives and disastrous effect on the global economy. It’s likely that nothing will ever be the same again for most of us and who knows what the new ‘normal’ will look like when we finally get out of this. However, we do have an […]

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Virtual Festivals

Along with all players in the events industry, the global festival scene has been extremely hard hit by the impact of COVID-19. Most festivals due to take place this summer have already cancelled and it’s likely many more will follow suit. This is a disaster for the festival industry, and leaves its future uncertain. What […]

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The Jolly Turtle Has Landed

We’re very excited to announce today that the original bespoke festival kit supplier, Pic ‘n’ Mix Festival Kit, has rebranded as The Jolly Turtle.

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7 ECO HALLOWEEN COSTUME IDEAS

With Halloween just around the corner, around 33 million adults and kids across the UK will be planning their costumes for the various parties and trick and treat events being organized throughout October.

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3 Reasons to use a Reusable Menstrual Cup

Plastic-free periods and reusable menstrual cups have had a lot of media attention recently, and rightly so. Millions of females around the world are unable to afford sanitary products (including 10% of teenage girls in the UK). Therefore, period poverty is a significant global issue. And there’s also the environmental impact.

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TOP 3 PLASTIC-FREE SWITCHES FOR SUMMER

So far, we’ve had pretty unpredictable summer weather. One day it’s stormy and the next it can be blazing hot sunshine.

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TOP 6 FESTIVAL APPS

If you went to a festival several years ago (I’m talking 10+ years), you had to stick with your festival tribe if you wanted to prevent being split up and lost.

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GETTING TO KNOW: PORTOBELLO TENTS

There’s nothing quite like entering a beautifully-decorated tent containing a proper bed dressed with sumptious bedding, all set up so you can literally drop your bags and get out in the field. This is the ultimate luxury in festival glamping!  Meet Laura Audley, one of our lovely glamping customers and Founder of Portobello Tents. I […]

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FAMILY FESTIVAL CHECKLIST

Every year, we get lots of parents asking us what they need to take to a festival with kids. Yes, the list is long but it’s important to be well prepared as having all the essentials can make all the difference to your experience.

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WHAT FESTIVALS CAN LEARN FROM THE EXTINCTION REBELLION

Damon Culbert works for The Juice Guru, a mobile juice bar supplier in the UK. The Juice Guru supports greener practices by using only compostable and recyclable products.

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SEVEN FESTIVALS WITH A SOCIAL CONSCIENCE

I’m a firm believer that festivals are for everyone and that everyone should benefit from the amazing musical, artistic, cultural, and social experiences that festivals offer.

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GETTING TO KNOW: UNPLASTICKY

Meet Steph, who runs the awesome blog, Unplasticky, a source of practical and useful tips that have definitely helped me become more sustainable in my everyday living.

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8 AFTERMOVIES OF 2018 FROM EUROPE’S BIGGEST FESTIVALS

If you love a big crowd and want to see on stage only the best artists in the world in your chosen genre, a large festival may be right up your street and festival aftermovies are a great way to get a sense of a festival experience. There are some huge festivals in the UK […]

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Biodegradable vs Compostable

When you choose eco-friendly products and packaging, reusable is always the best solution but sometimes that’s just not feasible or even possible.

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