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At Little B, we want to inspire our customers to make positive eco choices. Whether you're taking your first step towards a more sustainable lifestyle, you're a seasoned eco-warrior, or somewhere in between, through our Little B blog we'll share our own experiences and lots of practical, useful eco-living tips.

Best eco alternatives to a plastic kitchen sponge

Best eco alternatives to a plastic kitchen sponge
If your kitchen is anything like ours, you’ll know it's one of the biggest plastic magnets. Thankfully, there are a few fairly easy swaps that you can do to help you on your way to reducing plastic usage in the kitchen. When it comes to washing up, not only does using a plastic sponge impact the environment during the manufacturing process and when being disposed of, they also shed tiny partials of plastic (microplastics) that wash away down your sink plughole and end up in the ocean. So, every time you use one of those little yellow sponges we're so used to seeing beside our kitchen sink,...

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BEST ECO-FRIENDLY WATER BALLOONS

BEST ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVE TO WATER BALLOONS
Looking for a fun way to keep cool on hot summer days? Water balloons! The whole aim of them is to throw and break them, so it’s easy to see why little ones love a good water balloon battle. The only problem? They leave behind a whole load of waste. Waste that can’t be recycled. And waste that’s damaging to the environment and wildlife. You see, water balloons are made primarily out of latex which take years to fully break down. (That’s not taking into account the other chemicals and dyes that are used during the production process, which may never biodegrade.) There’s a reason why over 50...

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Reusable baby wipes - our super simple guide

Reusable baby wipes - our super simple guide
Our Super Simple Guide to reusable baby wipes  Did you know disposable wet wipes contain plastic? As a parent the idea of moving to reusable baby wipes can be a bit overwhelming. You're likely already dealing with broken sleep, mountains of washing and never ending to do lists, can you really bear to add the hassle of swapping to washable baby wipes?  Speaking from our own experience, it's much easier than you might think (with 2 little people under 3, we’re all for an easy life). And not only are cloth wipes much better for the environment, they’re much softer...

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste
5 EASY WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR FOOD WASTE It may shock you (it did us) that over 1/3 of all food produced globally goes to waste. With almost 5 billion tonnes of the food going to waste in the UK every year classed as edible, we each have our part to play in changing this.   Shop smart Not buying things you don't need sounds obvious but it's all too easy when shopping to add impulse items.Decide the meals you want for the week and write a list of everything you need. We have a ‘B’ family WhatsApp group specially for food shopping. As we run out of staples or think of something we...

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