Tagged: sustainability

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So you’re considering washable nappies? Don’t bother…

Actually do bother. I’m very glad we did for our two boys. But make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into. While it makes economic sense in the long run, the up-front costs will seem like a big waste of money if you quit after three weeks…or even three days. My much more detail-focused other half has just published...

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Turning water into wine (or my beef with Wine & Beef)

Wine & Beef  is a bistro in central Geneva that specialises in, well, wine and beef. Like a few other places around town, the idea is that you decide only how you want your steak cooked and what to drink. I planned to go there for the first time yesterday, having taken a half day to spend some time with...

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Take no bottles into the shower

An infamous TV advert from the early 90s argued that there was no longer any need to take two bottles into the shower: why use separate shampoo and conditioner when you could just “wash and go”? I’ve always tried to minimise the number of bottles, tubes and tubs of stuff required for personal hygiene, usually managing with a bottle of...