Ger's Monthly Update Only Natural

Zero waste week 2019 runs from the 2nd to the 6th of September (apparently it’s a short week!) so we’d like to remind you of just how we have and are trying to make zero waste living more of an accessible option locally here in Wexford. Living life without generating unnecessary plastic waste isn’t easy, it takes planning and effort but please don’t be put off by that, if you start by doing a little more and by being a little more conscious today then you can do more again tomorrow. Change has to start sometime!

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We now offer 71 options for foodstuffs, mostly staples, some treats, all organic, you can buy from our bulk bins either in our compostable bags or in your own containers. Plan your journey by clicking here for a full list of what’s available. You buy just the food, not the packaging.
For the bathroom, bring your own bottle for shampoo, conditioner, hand soap and body wash as well as a huge range of packaging and palm oil free soaps and natural bamboo toothbrushes. Check out our range of sustainably produced bamboo underwear. For your cleaning cupboard bring your own container for washing up liquid, laundry liquid, fabric conditioner, toilet cleaner and all purpose sanitiser.
For the kitchen replace cling film and tinfoil with reusable beeswax wraps, replace plastic straws and utensils with alternatives made from bamboo, wood and other natural materials.
Replace single use coffee cups with bamboo keep cups and check out our range of stainless steel water bottles, tea and coffee mugs and lunch boxes, all made for keeps and good for the planet.
Refill your bottle of cider vinegar with Irish made Highbank Orchards organic cider vinegar on tap.

Zero Waste Week Free Events in Only Natural

Wednesday 4th

Official opening of our zero waste food option by an official from Wexford County Council.
Sample some of our zero waste offerings.
Meet someone from the Palm Free Irish Soap Company, discover their wonderful range of artisan produced soaps, shampoo bars, deodorant bars, baby soap and more. Don’t buy the packaging, just buy the soap.

Thursday 5th

Zero waste food sampling
Fairyland Cottages homemade cleaners information stall.
Meet Karen Nolan green lifestyle award winning blogger (check out greenjamjar.com) and founder of Your Local Food Network which promotes sustainable production, trading and consumption of seasonal, wholesome and local food.

Friday 6th

Zero Waste food sampling
Meet Michelle Wickham chef and fermented food expert, discover the joys of homemade kefir, sauerkraut, Kombucha and more.
Meet the maker of Dr Maher’s Irish all natural, seaweed based skincare
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So there you have it. We have a pretty packed week planned to start September and we really want to bring the zero waste message to a wider audience locally. We’d like to think that what we’re doing in Only Natural can become part of the solution that helps families around Wexford to lead less wasteful, more environmentally-friendly lives.

But this won’t happen without you. It’s your decision to become a regular zero-waste shopper that will make all the difference. And to make it even easier for you we have fantastic deals for the week on all things zero waste with our main one being 15% off all our bulk bins products – so what are already great value will be unbelievably fantastic value so it’s a good time to try and stock up!

Tarot and Angel Card readings now available in Only Natural

We all come to times in our lives when we feel ‘stuck’, perhaps unresolved issues are holding us back from achieving our full potential. These are the times when a little spiritual guidance can be invaluable to shine light on these obstacles and the potential for growth and happiness if we can just make the right choices. Tarot and Angel card readings are two popular ways of transmitting guidance from spirit. With Tarot we see how archetypal forces affect our lives and with Angel Card readings we enter into direct communication with God’s own divine messengers. In talented hands both can be invaluable sources of wisdom and guidance and we feel we’ve found such hands in Mark Nichols. Mark will be offering Tarot and Angel Card readings in Only Natural on August 31st, September 7 and September 14. Call us on 053 912 3236 or drop in to make a booking. Here’s Mark’s own take on what he does.

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“I am attentive, empathic, compassionate and dedicated to help guide others along the path of life, especially when seeking a new direction, feeling stuck in routines that don’t work or trying to overcome great changes and loss. Tarot and Angel Card readings are an important feature of my healing practice as they are the perfect tool for developing spiritual healing and inner growth. When you consult with me for solutions to the challenges you are facing at the moment, I am committed to faithfully deliver messages displayed through the reading and relay Divine guidance, inner awareness, understanding and special insights in a practical and judgement free way. There is more going on than meets the eye and I try to help you gain insight into those truths which aren’t easily visible. Over the years, I have also received training in Reiki to Master Level, Energy Management, Astrology and Numerology.  My personal daily spiritual practice includes Meditation and Yoga.”

Supporting Your Child’s Immunity

Dr Jayne Donegan GP is coming to Wexford.  Jayne’s lectures are supportive and educational and will empower parents during sickness.  There will be two lectures:

1. Nursing Children/Babies Supportively Through Acute Illnesses/Fevers, What To Do?
2. Mumps, Measles, Rubella & Other Spotty Rashes, What To Do?

If you’re curious about the content of Dr Donegan’s upcoming lecture in Wexford and would like to know more, please check out Eventbrite.

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