Plastic Free July is the perfect time to challenge yourself to not use any single-use plastic – or to try to eliminate it from your daily life completely. It’s an enlightening experience that makes you realise how pervasive (single use) plastics are in our society. Disclaimer: Leading an an entirely plastic free life is … More 31 Things To Do This Plastic Free July
Many are constantly on the go, so many opt for those take away single use, ‘recyclable’ cups, multiple times a day, almost every single day.
See where you can get a discount for using your reusable cup and how much it is. (Applies to the UK) … More Which Café Chains Offer Discounts When You Use Your Reusable Cup?
A lot of products in our bathrooms are responsible for producing a lot of waste, so here is a list of low impact or zero waste bathroom swaps you can make. In addition to being more the more environmentally-friendly, these options are usually better for our health and the environment as natural, organic ingredients are … More 13 Low Impact Bathroom Swaps
‘Manufacturers will be obliged to make appliances more easily repairable and longer-lasting as a result following a decision by national representatives,’ says the European Environment Bureau.
European Environment Ministers have put together a series of rules which intend to force manufacturers to make goods that last longer and are easier to mend. … More Why We Should Celebrate the EU’s Right To Repair
When it comes to choosing a Christmas tree, it can be confusing especially when you want to chose the most environmentally friendly option.
This is divided into five sections:
An Artificial Tree?
What About Living Trees?
Alternative Living trees
Alternative Christmas Trees … More Guide to Choosing a Sustainable Christmas Tree
The city is adorned with lights, the weather is getting colder and Christmas carols are playing on the radio – meanwhile, children are begging for brand-new toys, parents are mailing cards to people they barely speak to other and sales are on. As you’ve probably guessed where this was going, Christmas is considered the most … More Eight Meaningful Gift Ideas
Black Friday sales have started, so we thought we should share the ten questions we ask ourselves before making any purchase.
These sales promote overconsumption and spending money blindly on things we do not need and on items that will end up cluttering up our home or polluting our natural environment one day, which is why we need to stay mindful.
Here are the ten questions we ask ourselves before purchasing anything: … More 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Make a Purchase
Today, (22 November 2018), the World Meteorological Organization announced that ‘Levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another record high‘. CO2 concentrations reached 405.5 parts per million in 2017. 2016 levels were of 403.3 ppm and in 2015 they are of 400.1 ppm. Concentrations of CH4 (methane) and N20 (nitrous oxide) rose. … More Five Ways to Reduce your Carbon Footprint
This article is for the ladies seeking to go zero waste, even with their periods.
A menstrual cup is a reusable feminine hygiene product, that is more environmentally friendly, healthier and cheaper than using tampons and pads.
… More Zero Waste Periods – Pros and Cons of Using a Menstrual Cup
Since palm oil is a semi-solid at room temperature, it has a range of uses, hence why 66 million tonnes of it is produced annually – making it the most commonly produced vegetable oil. … More What Makes Palm Oil So Controversial?