Sustainable Lifestyle For Beginners

Welcome to Smart Money Green Planet, a sustainable lifestyle blog for beginners.

Hi, I am Reshma and I run the sustainable lifestyle blog, Smart Money Green Planet.

I write about home and garden ideas, as well as, natural skincare recipes to inspire you to achieve a minimalist home, develop a love for organic and edible gardening; and introduce you to an alternative non toxic, natural skincare routine.

You will also find blog posts about frugal living ideas to save money in the long run.

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Tag: Zero Waste

How To Make An Avocado Face Mask

How to make an avocado face mask recipe.  Avocadoes are a super fruit with lots of health benefits.   Therefore, avocadoes have become a popular fruit in the beauty industry.  Not only can you buy shampoos containing avocado oil, you can also purchase pricey moisturisers and face masks made from fresh avocadoes. For example, a 100g […]

Body Butter Recipe To Sleep Well

Body butter recipe using essential oils. If you are struggling to sleep, have you tried using a homemade lavender body butter? Lavender is known to relax the body so we can sleep well. Have you ever noticed that baby shampoos and bath washes contain lavender? Therefore, if lack of relaxation and disrupted sleep is of […]

Kiwifruit Facemask with Yogurt

Have you ever tried making a kiwifruit facemask? The next time you have a piece of kiwifruit that is destined for the bin, think about how you can extend its benefits to soothe your skin. Health Benefits of Kiwifruit We know how beneficial kiwifruit is to our bodies. Kiwifruits, a native of New Zealand, are […]

How to Start A Zero Waste Kitchen – A Beginner’s Guide

Is it possible to have a zero waste kitchen?  Going zero waste is by no means an easy task when we are constantly bombarded with packaging and convenience based consumerism.  Whilst I am not a fan of the word zero waste, because at some point, everything we consume becomes waste; it is an inspirational way […]

5 Easy Zero Waste Swaps on Amazon

Did you know you can find several easy zero waste swaps on Amazon? Going zero waste using the Amazon marketplace has become trendy.  Mainstream media as well as social media influencers are talking about the environment and trying zero waste swaps.  However, going zero waste can be confusing if you are unsure about what it […]

7 Day Go Green Challenge

“Small acts when multiplied by millions of people can transform the world.” 7 Day Go Green Challenge. Are you up for it? With exactly 10 years left to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, I am starting the #MyGreenChallenge2020 7 Days, 7 Green Changes experiment for a more sustainable lifestyle and world. It is a […]

Bamboo Straws, A Quick Review

Have you ever wondered what the alternatives to plastic straws would be? Whilst the answer should be no straw, paper and bamboo straws are growing fast in popularity.  Although paper straws are a better alternative to plastic ones, these too are often single use straws that will end up either in the rubbish or the […]

Greening The Office, A Quick Guide to Sustainable Procurement

When it comes to purchasing products and services, we are all customers. Whether it is a business to business, or a business to customer purchase, our custom should be valued. If you live in North America, you’ll be accustomed to the phrase ‘the customer is always right’. Unfortunately, here in the UK, this phrase does […]

5 Ways to Stop Food Waste and Save Money

5 ways to stop food waste and save money.  When you throw away food, you are actually throwing away money.  I have been in the environmental sector for a long time, but I did not fully appreciate the words ‘you are throwing money in the bin’ until recently.     I have always tried to be […]

The Journey Begins

If I gave tips on how to save money or make more money, I would have everyone’s attention. If I gave tips on how to save the environment and make the planet greener, most would ignore me.  However, what if I gave tips on how to save or make more money while protecting the environment, […]