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 by VEO] 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! A sustainable marketplace I’ve recently been introduced to, which offersContinue 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”

The UK’s Greenest Towns & Cities to Visit

Our towns and cities becoming more environmentally friendly is fundamental if we’re to stand any chance in curbing the global temperature rise. From more cycle paths to planting trees, there’s a number of ways our towns and cities can become the greenest they can be. Today I wanted to share some of the towns andContinue reading “The UK’s Greenest Towns & Cities to Visit”

High Street and Supermarket Recycling Schemes

With a wave of consciousness beginning to filter its way onto the high street, more and more are we seeing schemes in place to prompt recycling. From supermarket recycling bins to schemes with generous rewards. Lowering waste is no longer something you have to go out of your way to do. The chances of yourContinue reading “High Street and Supermarket Recycling Schemes”