10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Make a Purchase

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:

What Is Eco-Tourism & Why Do We Need More Of It?

What Is Eco-Tourism & Why Do We Need More Of It?

Eco-tourism is a phrase that is heard a lot over the past decade and it is a reaction to everything that is wrong with the current tourism industry.

It is a backlash against the excesses, extravagances, and profligacy of unsustainable mass tourism and an attempt to reconcile a love for travel, with a desire to protect and enhance the natural world and communities around us.

Why Sustainability Goes Beyond Recycling

Why Sustainability Goes Beyond Recycling

Recycling is one of the pillars of sustainable living and usually the most convenient and  least time consuming option, as opposed to reducing what you consume and reusing.  It is theoretically a fantastic thing.

It simply requires sorting your trash and bringing them to the nearest recycling point.  It seems so easy, yet 91% of the world's plastics not even recycled - bearing in mind that some cannot be recycled.