Category Archive: Guest blogs

  • Wasteless Halloween

    Uh oh, here I am, back to spoil your fun by complaining about the environmental impact of Halloween. I understand….

  • Wasteless Family #4 Tat

    If you spend any time around kids you will be aware that they are incredible crap-magnets. If there is something…

  • Wasteless Family #3 Food

    Hello again! Today I wanted to talk about what I think is the trickiest part of sustainable family life: food….

  • Wasteless Family #2 Nappy chat

    If you’re anything like me – and if you’ve chosen to read this blog post then perhaps you are a…

  • Wasteless Family #1

    Hi, I’m Hannah and I’ve got two small children. A few years ago, at a meetup of local people with…

  • Meet Aoife from Zero Waste Cardiff…

    It’s #plasticfree July and maybe you have taken the plunge and are trying to reduce the plastic in your life….

  • Glitter without the litter

    Ok so I’m an eco-enthusiast but … I LOVE GLITTER! It’s not like I want to be covered in it…

  • LOVE your sewing machine

    WE LOVE our #GreenSquirrel community and you let us know what types of skills you wanted to learn this year…

  • Books in the trees

    Well what an #unexpected weekend in Cardiff! From giant peaches and air lifted insects to acrobatic foxes and fantastic flash…

  • who made my clothes?

    It’s #FashionRevolution week and last night our Green Squirrel hosted a ‘Revive your wardrobe’ workshop with The Sustainable Studio. We…

  • Becoming a Beekeeper

    A lovely guest blog from Green City volunteer and supporter Bernt Fuglseth about his journey to becoming a Beekeeper… I…

  • 5 ways to help the environment this Christmas

    Christmas is an extra wasteful time of year; whilst we munch our way through an incredible 370 million mince pies…

  • Wonderful willow!

    We LOVE willow – in fact I am looking out of my office window right now at a living willow…

  • Five favourite forages

    Summer is coming to a close and Autumn is approaching… possibly not what you want to hear at the end…

  • Music, sunshine, and community spirit

    A guest blog post by Dominique Behn. On a Sunday in June we celebrated the second Shelley Gardens Community Food…

  • Meet Jane the Shepherdess

    We’re very lucky to have Jane Bisset of the Kennixton Flock running our upcoming Spin your own yarn workshop on…

  • Live below the line challenge

    We are big supporters of the SAFE Foundation; a Cardiff based charity, set up and run by some amazing people…

  • Basketry Camp!

    Jules from the Rural Skills Trust tells us about her experiences with willow and basketry as well as an opportunity…

  • Re-wild your wellies!

    Spring has sprung! Everything is starting to get greener and more colourful which always puts a big smile on my…

  • Common questions about beekeeping

    Dinah Sweet is the Chairman of the Cardiff Vale and Valleys Beekeepers Association and has been keeping bees and training…

  • Kitchen & garden remedies

    We are very excited to be hosting a brand new Kitchen and garden remedies practical workshop this March, led by…

  • LOVE food with Lia’s kitchen

    This year I am delighted to be working with Lia of Lia’s Kitchen on some very exciting events including pop…

  • Homemade winter remedies

    I was recently struck down by a particularly nasty winter bug and whilst hiding under the duvet feeling sorry for…

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