Be a Little More Sustainable This Christmas

Well hello, we’ve blinked and suddenly the festive season is upon us (well that’s how it feels like for me!). How the bloody hell did that happen? As with every year, it’s always nice to get into the Christmas spirit. Buy gifts for loved ones and overall reflect on the year that’s passed. Well perhapsContinue reading “Be a Little More Sustainable This Christmas”

The Low Waste Trails: Plastic-Free 2in1 Body Bar by Foamie

In my ongoing quest to reduce waste, I am often intrigued (and very excited) when I discover new brands. Brands that are paving the way for Sustainability, in whichever form. My latest discovery comes in the form of Foamie, a Beauty Bar brand that is 100% plastic-free, vegan as well as being free of allContinue reading “The Low Waste Trails: Plastic-Free 2in1 Body Bar by Foamie”

The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide by Jen Gale | Eco-Reads Volume. 4

A complete comprehensive guide to being Sustainable(ish) would be the best way to describe this little treasure of a read. To give it the praise and admiration it deserves. At this point, I have read quite a few ‘Sustainability’ books, ranging from short pick-me-ups to full novels, and by far this is the best IContinue reading “The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide by Jen Gale | Eco-Reads Volume. 4”

Why Is Sustainability So Important?

A question so incredibly complex, with so much behind it. Yet, can too be answered in a couple of short words. Sustainability is a practice so important, so essential in prolonging the world as we know it today. Without sustainable practices in all aspects of society, the world’s temperature will rise beyond what is habitable.Continue reading “Why Is Sustainability So Important?”

Planet Positive News: Sustainably, Environmentally & Beyond.

Being positive in 2020 can often feel like an alien concept to us all. With an ever locked-down world and more and more mentally draining hurdles to overcome, this in the forms of socialising and going about our everyday. It can feel especially negative with the ever dreary Environmental news, seeing the dangers our pleasantContinue reading “Planet Positive News: Sustainably, Environmentally & Beyond.”

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 will sit for a much-needed coffee and a catch-up. It’s also the one room of the house that never stays cleanContinue reading “A Sustainable Kitchen: Where to Start & Tips to Change”

CHOOSE LIBRARY | Now More Than Ever, Your Local Library Needs You

The humble library, one of the many places to have been hit hardest by the disastrous Covid-19. Shut for months, many many jobs at risks and so many great books lay untouched along the shelves; unread and deserted. In the same way secondhand clothes shopping has risen to gargantuan heights, the local library has seenContinue reading “CHOOSE LIBRARY | Now More Than Ever, Your Local Library Needs You”

Sustainability & The Climate Crisis: Will Action Ever Truly be Taken?

[image by markus spiske on pexel] The climate crisis; a terrifying yet incredibly real shift that can be seen with every wildfire, flood and change of season. It is very real yet just how seriously is it being taken by the people at the top? The people who could truly change the course of destructionContinue reading “Sustainability & The Climate Crisis: Will Action Ever Truly be Taken?”

How To Go Waste Free | Eco-Reads Volume. 3

A long established fact by now is that becoming completely ‘waste-free’ in the home is an almost impossible task, well to the average everyday folk such as myself it is. Whether it be disposable income not covering the slightly higher price point some more Sustainable products are marked at, or simply down to an alternativeContinue reading “How To Go Waste Free | Eco-Reads Volume. 3”

Always Check the Label: Guide to Understanding Popular Recycling Symbols

The world of recycling is something we are accustom to by now. We all know the drill; plastics, paper   and metals all in one bin, never in general waste – well this is the hope. But, have you ever considered that not all plastics are recyclable?! Frustratingly, only 9% of plastic is actually recycled, that’s a massiveContinue reading “Always Check the Label: Guide to Understanding Popular Recycling Symbols”