5 Sustainability Podcast Episodes to Listen to

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love listing to podcasts. Granted I do go through phases where I don’t think to pop one on. But, at the moment I’m back to commuting into London for work, so for that 40 minutes up to London Victoria, a podcast is a perfect way to passContinue reading “5 Sustainability Podcast Episodes to Listen to”

Get Behind: The Great Big Green Week 2021

You may be familiar by now with a whole host of sustainability-themed weeks. All highlighting important issues surrounding the ever-growing, ever more daunting climate crisis. Earth Day is one example of a global event highlighting the action needed. Well, starting from tomorrow is another fantastic week of championing climate action, created by The Climate Coalition.Continue reading “Get Behind: The Great Big Green Week 2021”

The IPCC Report & Where That Leaves Us

The IPCC report. A report that sent shockwaves across the world as it was revealed the true extent of the climate crisis. And it wasn’t pretty. It isn’t pretty. It highlighted how desperate our planet is for climate action, even the term ‘desperate’ doesn’t quite cover how badly our planet is suffering. But where doesContinue reading “The IPCC Report & Where That Leaves Us”

How Bad Are Bananas? by Mike Berners-Lee | Eco-Reads Volume.8

How bad are bananas? A question on everyone’s lips I’m sure. All jokes aside, I recently finished ‘How Bad are Bananas?’ by Mike Berners-Lee and boy is it a head-scratcher. As the title suggests, this eighth version of my ‘eco-reads‘ series looks scientifically at the carbon intensity of our everyday items. From a plastic bagContinue reading “How Bad Are Bananas? by Mike Berners-Lee | Eco-Reads Volume.8”

Is There One True ‘Sustainable’ Diet?

[Image by Pexels] A topic that garners a lot of debate in the world of sustainability, for a long time now, has been diet. Sustainable diet. What are the best choices you can make when cooking your dinnertime meal? Is vegan best? Is the creation of factory-generated meats a planet-saving success? It’s hard to pinpointContinue reading “Is There One True ‘Sustainable’ Diet?”

My Low Waste Recommendations Directory

I often mention various low waste recommendations on The Low Waste Weekly, sometimes repeating the same ones lots of times! So, I thought it would be a good idea to compile one long list of these products, with the linking blog posts. A sort of ‘directory’ if you were. So, if you were looking forContinue reading “My Low Waste Recommendations Directory”

Introducing: VEO – The Sustainable Marketplace™

[Advertorial – Post contains pr gifted items as part of an Ambassadorship between VEO and The Low Waste Weekly] When it comes to shopping, shopping sustainably that is, where is it you tend to turn to? Your favourite sustainable label? Is it your local charity shop? Well, may I make a suggestion, how about VEO!Continue reading “Introducing: VEO – The Sustainable Marketplace™”

The Worrying Increase of Climate Migration

[Image by Pexels] Migration. The lesser talked about affect of the climate crisis. The shrinking of borders. The collapse of homes. Disappearing towns and cities. Disaster isn’t decades away, it’s happening right now in countries that cannot even be described as ‘far-flung’. This is serious. It’s devastating people’s lives and more often than not thoseContinue reading “The Worrying Increase of Climate Migration”

A Sustainability Tour of Southampton

Over the weekend I visited Southampton with one of my friends. Having never visited the city before, whilst we wined and dined to our heart’s content, 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 lotsContinue reading “A Sustainability Tour of Southampton”

The Low Waste Trails: Shampoo Bar by Zero Waste Path

Shampoo Bars. It’s been a love/relationship for me; love the idea, hate how my hair has felt. I previously tried a shampoo and conditioner bar by B&S and hated them. No matter how long I persisted, my hair was greasy and wouldn’t clean. So, I begrudgingly moved back to bottled shampoo… But, leaving this inContinue reading “The Low Waste Trails: Shampoo Bar by Zero Waste Path”