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Bringing up baby

Having a baby and reducing your waste is a challenge! With every best intention, the convenience of many single-use items often wins out in the face of busy family life, sleep deprivation and sometimes just the cost. Our aim is not to make parents feel guilty but to encourage Wise Choices as and when you can. […]

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2019

New year, what’s next?

Happy New Year from all of us at WiseOceans! January brings with it expectations of resolutions. Big changes for a new and better you perhaps? But changes don’t have to be big. How about just trying the next thing. Small, manageable changes might be the ones you can stick with forever! Take the next step in reducing […]

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15 skills to help you stand out from the crowd

We’ve scoured our 100+ ‘Interview with WiseOceans’ to bring you the top 15 skills that our interviewees have needed in their marine conservation jobs (but didn’t necessarily know they would need when they started out). How many have you got? Can you tick them all off? You’ll often find yourself working in small teams/organisations or […]

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Repair

Make do and mend

Making Wise Choices and living sustainably shouldn’t mean buying lots of things just because they are ‘plastic-free’ or made from bamboo. Often the most sustainable choice you can make is to buy nothing and make do with what you have or reuse/repair items to save them going into the landfill. Refuse ➡️ Reduce ➡️ Reuse […]

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Bathroom and beauty

Let’s focus on keeping ourselves clean and beautiful while minimising our environmental impact. Do you really need all those bottles, sprays and tubes of cream, makeup, shampoo and hair products? What alternatives are there? We are here to help – whether it is your first step in this direction or you are looking for the next […]

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