‘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
After realising how unnecessary disposable products were we decided to stop buying certain products, so we have created a list of things we no longer purchase.
That being said, there may be some overlap with our top ten reusable swaps list.
… More Ten Items We Stopped Buying
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.
… More Why Sustainability Goes Beyond Recycling
Food waste is both an environmental and economic global issue. Resources, like energy, water, land, labour, financial capital go into producing food however, around 1/3 – amounting to 1.3 billion tonnes – of all food produced annually for human consumption gets wasted/lost. Food waste occurs at all stages of the supply chain but in 2015, 7.3 m tonnes of food went to waste in households.
Other than simply eating all of the food you buy, here are five ways for you to reduce your household food waste. … More Five Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste
This movement has emerged recently and went viral amongst the youth but is not new. The philosophy of ethical vegans lies primarily in refusing to view animals as a commodity that humans can use and take advantage of freely. It is viewed as animal exploitation and cruelty. Thus, they do not just abstain from eating animal-products; they completely steer clear from using animals for any purpose, like wearing fur, leather or testing products (make up, cosmetics, etc..) on animals. Basically any activity that could harm a creature is considered against vegan ethics.
… More The Veganism Movement