Loop: Save The Planet

  • Blodwen @Blodwen Woodham updated 7 months ago

    OddBox

    https://www.oddbox.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIyqOGi4G87gIVx7LVCh1OCwNtEAAYASAAEgJ4SPD_BwE

    Has anyone heard of this scheme, and/or tried it out?
    Sounds interesting.
    • It sounds like a good idea for anyone who's completely stuck at home, although even a small box (the..

    • They don't deliver to my area, but I am now on the waiting list.

    • @Te... Bother! They don't deliver to mine either. Hopefully in the future - I'll keep my eye on it!..

    • Have heard of it but never tried it.

    • @Le... It appears to be more London-centric (as is often the case with these great initiatives). H..

    • @Bl... There's so many schemes now it's hard to keep up.

    • And more local shops will deliver too now!! Then you can choose exactly what you want and keep a loc..

    • But the more suppliers delivering - almost invariably by van - the more traffic and pollution along ..

    • As a family, we have been self-isolating for quite a while, as we have tested positive for Covid at ..

    • @Di... You`re correct-delveries havea big carbon footprint. Amazon and all online shopping was alre..

    • I don't drive, so that's not an issue for me. I've only ever begged for a lift with a friend to coll..

    • Me too @Di... -I don`t drive-never have. Maybe I`m not such a walker as you. Anything much more tha..

    • I'm no walker at all at present; so little breath while convalescing from a Covid chest infection th..

    • NO but it`s still easier to walk pushing a loaded bike than it is to carry the same load @Di.... I ..

    • @Kr... @Di... - you both need an old-fashioned perambulator. You can get loads in those!

      ..

    • I've only just joined this group and seen this post. Funnily enough I signed up to Oddbox this week,..

    • Welcome Lisette.

    • @Bl... No-one living in cities has space to keep an old-fashioned pram any longer! When I was youn..

    • @Di... I was half-joking, Diana! :o/

    • @Bl... I never use emojis but are they feasible on ScoopLoop, to make it easier to show when one's..

    • 😁🤣😍😊 Yes they are feasible @Di.... Right click on ur mouse gets you some and they insert into Scoop..

    • @Di... I don't use emojis -find them a bit irritating. I think most people would have realised I wa..

    • @Kr... Thank you, Krista - it seems I might have to try this. 😒

    • Ooh - it worked 😊

    • @Bl... Nor do I. Have to blame the literal-mindedness on Covid; the foggy brain isn't improving no..

    • It`s also the internet-there`s no body language or facial expression and sometimes little context,es..

    • my Oddbox arrived last Monday despite the snow. Their deliveries arrive over night and are left in a..

    • @Li... All looks good. Have gone on their waiting list. They don’t deliver here currently. I know ..

    • @Li... That's enormously helpful. When - although I'd love to say, "if" - I get housebound again, ..

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      7 months ago
    • @Li... Is £15.99 good value for what you received compared to supermarket prices? I realise there ..

    • @Te... I calculated that buying the equivalent at my local supermarket would save me about £2ish. G..

    • @Li... I get an organic veg box regularly. It isn't cheap but it means I go less often to the supe..

    • Our local veg box system depends on the customer being able to collect their own box from the locked..

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Save The Planet

This planet is dying and we are all acting too slowly. Thoughts, debates & suggestions on how we can act FAST and attempt to save the planet.