Why We Should Celebrate the EU’s Right To Repair

‘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

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Make a Purchase

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

Five Ways to Reduce your Carbon Footprint

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