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A platform aiming to educate & inform on everything from lowering everyday waste to leading a more eco-lifestyle.

Low Waste Shampoo Bars on the Market

In the world of sustainability, new products are coming to market at a rapid pace, more and more as our planet’s climate woes continue. Adopting a low waste lifestyle has never been more important, with shampoo bars are great swap to start off. I’ve compiled five low waste shampoo bars currently on the market, which…

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Ethical Knicker-glory with Bedstraw + Madder

[Post contains gifted product] When it comes to underwear, I’ll be honest, I’ve previously put little thought into their sustainable credentials. Seeing them more as a necessity. But, having recently been introduced to Bedstraw + Madder, I now realise they really should be something I’m more considerate of. Now, who are Bedstraw and Madder you…

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Eco-Reads.

Volume 2 . Eating for Pleasure, People & Planet. “The way best to describe this book would be that it is more than just your run-of-the-mill sustainable cookback. What author Hunt brings is a comprehensive guide to the large-scale issue of our planets food chain, from land to plate”

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Volume 7.. Who Cares Wins by Lily Cole “Despite reading my fair share of books surrounding the topic of Sustainability, this seventh offeringWho Cares Wins by Lily Cole, brought a whole manner of new, insightful information to increase my understanding of the developing climate crisis..”

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Things I No Longer Bought in 2021 | Quest for Low Waste🌱

As we near the end of 2021, I look back at this year as a great year for my sustainable development. Sustainability is a challenge…

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Green Christmas by Eilidh Gallagher | Eco-Reads Christmas Edition🎄

Hello everyone and happy December! It’s incredibly cliché to say, but I genuinely cannot believe it’s nearing Christmas already! To kick off the month, and…

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Living Sustainably with a Gluten-Free diet

[Image by Pexels] Living sustainably, in an unsustainable world can be a challenge at times. From reducing meat, plastic and considering it’s source; the foods…

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A Sustainability Tour of Southampton

“‘over the few days, I happened to notice a few sustainability-friendly places in amongst the shops and sea. Including a zero waste shop, vegan cafe as well as lots of green space.”

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A Sustainable Kitchen: Where to Start & Tips to Change

“Beginning the journey to lowering the waste you create in the kitchen can be a minefield. Often the Kitchen is the heart of the home, it’s where your hearty dinners are made, where friends (pre-Covid of course) will sit for a much needed coffee and a catch-up, it’s also the one room of the house that never stays clean for more than 15 minutes (or is that just ours?!)”

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Join the Greener Revolution by Ollie Hunter | Eco-Reads Volume.9

Everyday sustainability is the main focus of Join the Greener Revolution by chef Ollie Hunter. It’s a part cookbook, part factual advice-type book, making for not only an easy read but an extremely comprehensive one too. Written by aContinue reading “Join the Greener Revolution by Ollie Hunter | Eco-Reads Volume.9”

Package-Free Cleaning by NeerSol | The Low Waste Trails

[This post contains gifted product and affiliate links] Investing in package-free cleaning and moving away from buying a new bottle of your Dettols or Methods everytime you run out, is the single best thing you can do to beContinue reading “Package-Free Cleaning by NeerSol | The Low Waste Trails”

What It Means to Say ‘Environmentalists For Black Lives Matter

“Having read into numerous articles over the past few weeks on the topic, it’s clear to see there is a connection between both the climate crisis and racism. They are both societal problems that affect the population, with the climate crisis disproportionately affecting people of colour”
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Would you like to see the Ethical Wine list ma’am?

“When purchasing your choice of wine, have you ever stopped to consider how ethical it is? How sustainable the practices have been to turn grape to liquid? There is a lot to consider, but the main indication to look out for when ensuring the wine is ethical is the practices undertaken by the company to create it. Are the grapes been grown and harvested organically?”

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The Low Waste Trails: Shampoo Bar by Zero Waste Path

“The shampoo bar I tried this time was by Zero Waste Path, paying £7.50 for the one bar. A small business I found on Peace in the Wild. I bought their ‘Normal Hair’ shampoo bar and to my utter shock, it lathered amazingly and worked.. the first time.”

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