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 for most of us, with knowing what the right and wrong thing to do, incredibly difficult. But, this year I have definitely learnt to move away from unsustainable items. RealisingContinue reading “Things I No Longer Bought in 2021 | Quest for Low Waste🌱”

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 thus some festive content, I’m giving you a Christmas edition of eco-reads. This being a little book, Green Christmas by Eilidh Gallagher, that I picked up at my local library.Continue reading “Green Christmas by Eilidh Gallagher | Eco-Reads Christmas Edition🎄”

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 we choose to buy and consume can take a lot of consideration. Throw in a gluten-free food allergy or intolerance and it can be a whole lot harder too. InContinue reading “Living Sustainably with a Gluten-Free diet”

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 a man who knows what he’s talking about (which is always what we want!) Chef Hunter, 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 be a more sustainable cleaner. The pandemic may have heighten our want for cleanliness, but that shouldn’tContinue reading “Package-Free Cleaning by NeerSol | The Low Waste Trails”

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?”