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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Bring the heat back to your home


I know with the days getting shorter and nights longer it gets difficult to get out of bed in the morning and you’re not the only one!  Usually on those summer and spring mornings I have no problem getting out of bed but these days my bed is to warm and comfy to contemplate getting up and getting ready for the day.
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Plastics are not fantastic


It seems that the relationship we have with plastics just goes from bad to worse.  Now a major concern is the Microfibers found in clothes.  I don’t think people understand what a plague these are on the ocean and beaches.

When you put your clothes into your washing machine thousands of microfibers are washed off and travel through the sewage system and make it into our waterways.  It seems never ending with plastics from microbeads to plastic bags can anyone truly live a plastic free life?
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Keep those heating bills in check




Energy bills are on the rise and it doesn’t look like there is any end in sight.  It’s better to act now and start reducing your energy bills, you’ll save cash and lower your carbon foot print.

The mercury is falling and it’s been one of the coldest autumns on record and I am sure you are reaching for the remote to turn up your heating but before you do follow this simple checklist and it will take the bite out of those heating energy bills:
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Use your Clothes dryers efficiently

washing drying

It has rained nonstop here for the last 2 weeks and I have found myself relying on my clothes dryer to get my washing dry.  With 3 kids tackling mount washmore is a trek I do too often.  We are lucky enough to have solar and I have been putting my dryer on in the middle of the day when we are lucky enough to have a few hours of sunshine.
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5 Easy steps to Reduce your Winter Energy bills



Winter is almost upon us and it’s been so much colder than last year I have already dug out our winter woolies to keep us warm in the morning and at night. This makes me think we may be in for a harsh winter, which means a harsh energy bills.
When the weather takes a turn it’s always easy to turn to your appliances for comfort, here are some tips from the team at SESM to help you freeze out those winter energy bills.
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