We’re not exactly sure who wants to read a blog about laundry (or dishwashing), but having one helps more people find us on the internet – so every so often we’ll post an update, maybe some detergent trivia, perhaps a joke about non-bio, sometimes even an ode to the dirty dishes. Welcome to a smol blog. posted.


a carbon cutting christmas

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“Everything in excess is opposed to nature”. Hippocrates. Overconsumption is officially outdated. Conscious consumption and carbon cutting is where it’s at.  More and more of us are waking up to the fact that the excessive consumption around Christmas is not helping the planet. It’s not just the buying of food, clothes, gifts and decorations and how we use them either - it’s what happens to them once we are done with them. Of course the season of indulgence is now upon us. This can make it all too easy to go overboard. Food, drink, table decorations, entertaining, clothes, toys, gifts,...

big is dead, long live smol.

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Water, water everywhere...

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It's time to stop wasting water. How we use it and how we manage it. Millions and millions of gallons of water are needlessly being packed onto lorries within various products then driven up and down the country pointlessly. Here at smol we’re determined to put an end to this wasteful shipping of water from place to place.

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Dishwash the Dirt

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How do we ensure having clean dishes doesn’t waste valuable resources?

Should we wash by hand… or dishwash the dirt?

The answer might surprise.

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What's a carbon footprint anyway?

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What’s it all about?


Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years (who could blame you recently) you will have heard of the term carbon footprint


It’s mentioned often but what actually is a carbon footprint? What is it made of, how is it calculated and why does it even matter? We felt it was worthy of a blog.

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#washwell is our guide to smart washing and the many smol changes we can all easily make to help us use less energy and less water, to reduce our carbon footprint and our energy bills. 

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