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[ 2 Jul 2013 | No Comment ]

You don’t have to make massive changes to make a big difference in the environment. Baby steps are often all that’s needed for a business to have a positive impact on both its overheads and the world we live in. By implementing some new changes and adopting new practices, a business can save energy, water, gas and electricity with consistency. Small and easy changes are often all a business needs to see an impact on its energy bill while also playing a role in making the world a better place.
While …

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[ 11 Dec 2011 | No Comment ]
Top tips for Christmas rubbish – recycle!

Did you get overwhelmed by toy packaging last Christmas?  Here are some tips to help from the  British Toy & Hobby Association who believe that 80% of toy packaging can be recycled:

Safety info and instructions: retain and store in a single safe place at home for future use. This also allows you to safely pass toys on to new owners.
Small packaging and plastic bags: please keep away from children at all times. These will need to go directly into your bin if they cannot be recycled.
Boxes: retain packaging if it …

awards, business, eco mums, Headline »

[ 25 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

Eco venture forerunner, Laura Rudoe, founder of the evolve organic beauty range, has been recognised for her business success at the recent prestigious annual Mumpreneur UK award ceremony.  Laura, 33, was chosen out of over 700 entries to win the ‘Best Green Business’ award.
 
A panel of high profile business experts which included BBC’s Dragon Den star, Duncan Bannatyne, judged the awards.  On receiving the honour, Laura said,
 
“I’m very pleased the judges appreciated the strong green vision behind evolve and I’m truly thrilled to have won.  I set up the business …

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[ 24 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

Organic clothing brand, Frugi, has just been nominated for the first Regional Business Awards, as part of Global Enterprise Week. This follows on from huge success in 2011 from a company that is continuing to thrive in spite of the economic climate. Earlier this year, Frugi swept up at the Cornwall Business Awards and this month Lucy Jewson (Frugi’s co-founder) attended the Woman of the Year Awards in London, having been nominated by a past Chairwoman for her personal contribution to society.
Frugi’s shortlisting as Small Business of the Year is …

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[ 27 Jul 2011 | No Comment ]
Organic Monkey leads the way with Organic and Fairtrade baby skincare

Taking care of your little one’s skin has just become a whole lot easier with Organic Monkey – the first Fairtrade certified range of baby products in the UK. Certified by the Soil Association and Fairtrade Foundation, all products are made with food grade oils, Fairtrade butters and high quality essential oils to ensure a natural, pure collection to pamper, soothe, nourish and protect.

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[ 28 May 2011 | One Comment ]
Lifft Slings Goes Limited Edition

Lifft Slings, the only baby sling known to be scientifically proven to improve posture,  has launched five new Limited Edition colours as a website exclusive. Olive, Mocha, Soft Rose and Cool Amethyst are brand new colours and the 5th sling, black with green, is back by popular demand. All perfect for spring and summer babies.

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[ 7 May 2011 | 3 Comments ]
Determined Mum Fights For Organic Cotton

UK based entrepreneur Jacqueline Irvine is pleased to announce the launch of Gorgeous Eco Baby, an online organic boutique for kids aged 0-6years specialising in Organic Baby Hampers for corporate or personal gifts.
Despite battling breast cancer in 2009, Jacqueline set up her business in March 2010, which was launched under the name of Organic Baby Clothes Direct with a bespoke website built by a development company.

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[ 23 Feb 2011 | One Comment ]
Baby’s Skin Deserves the Best of ALL Worlds

Two of the most popular natural baby care products from pioneering ‘all natural’ brand, Organic Babies by Green People, have just gained official Fairtrade status from the Fairtrade Foundation, meaning that parents really can naturally protect their baby’s skin at the same time as helping to protect third world communities.

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[ 17 Dec 2010 | No Comment ]
Nominate a green hero – deadline 31 December

Don’t forget: 31st December is the deadline for the inaugural People and Environment Achievement Awards (PEA awards) which will identify the country’s green heroes.

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[ 31 Oct 2010 | No Comment ]
Help find the Green Giants

NOMINATIONS are invited for the inaugural People and Environment Achievement Awards (PEA awards) which will identify the country’s green heroes.