Things I No Longer Buy | Quest for Low Waste 🌱

Originally published in August 2020. Having recently discovered YouTuber Lara Joanna Jarvis and her frugal-living ways, a particular video of hers struck a cord with me and lead me to evaluate my own frugal/sustainabile-living habits, which I have shaped over the past couple of years. Her video was titled ‘Things I No Longer Buy’ which is entirely what itContinue reading “Things I No Longer Buy | Quest for Low Waste 🌱”

GREENWASHING: Spotting the Signs & Shifting Against the Trend

Image by Pexel. Originally published August 2020. Following on from my post on ‘Fast Fashion’s Dirty Problem‘, in an extension of this theme, today I wanted to write about the topic of ‘Greenwashing’ within the fashion industry. It may be a term you have heard already and are accustom to the sneaky way’s brands goContinue reading “GREENWASHING: Spotting the Signs & Shifting Against the Trend”

Navigating Sustainability as Lockdowns Begins to Ease

Originally published in August 2020. With the UK lockdown beginning to ease and our freedom to leave the house being handed to us more and more each day, the raise in questions on how to navigate this strange period in time, comes in its droves. I find myself (as you probably do too) questioning myContinue reading “Navigating Sustainability as Lockdowns Begins to Ease”

Fast Fashions Dirty Problem

Originally published in August 2020. Fast fashion in recent years as grown an incredibly bad reputation but seemingly, is thriving more than ever; an incredibly contradicting statement yet so very close to the truth. The dividing opinions and attitudes towards fast fashion, whether this a love, loath or a guilty pleasure has been the topicContinue reading “Fast Fashions Dirty Problem”

HOW TO: Have a Low Waste Pamper Evening

Originally published in August 2020. Despite life still seemingly on the slower side now compared to usual, there’s still nothing wrong with having a good ol’ pamper evening. I find one extremely necessary on occasions, to make myself feel good again and get that fresher feeling back. With this, it is incredibly important to me, to considerContinue reading “HOW TO: Have a Low Waste Pamper Evening”

How Plastic-Free July Went & Final Thoughts

Originally published in July 2020. With today marking the last day of July, I wanted to reflect back on Plastic-Free July; a movement I spoke about earlier in the month, which aims to challenge people to go as plastic-free as possible throughout the whole of July. Having signed up for the challenge, with me personally aimingContinue reading “How Plastic-Free July Went & Final Thoughts”

Attempting Plastic-Free July & Questioning It’s Possibility

Originally published in July 2020. Hello there & happy July! Slightly scary how fast this year has gone and we’ve spent most of it indoors… probably not a good idea to dwell on that too much right now is it?!   As it’s July, it marks the start of ‘Plastic-Free July’ a movement to prompt peopleContinue reading “Attempting Plastic-Free July & Questioning It’s Possibility”

The Importance of World Rainforest Day 2020

Originally published 22 June 2020. Hello everyone!  I have a question, were you aware, that today, June 22nd, is World Rainforest Day? It is an incredibly important day to spread awareness and help everyone realise the danger our rainforests are in at present.  By now, we are all aware of the continuous need to beContinue reading “The Importance of World Rainforest Day 2020”

3 Worthwhile Purchases That Have Helped Me Lower My Waste

Originally published in June 2020. As you may have learnt by now, lowering my everyday waste and leading a more sustainable lifestyle is one of my life’s passions. But what comes alongside this also, is how it helps me save money too – which is a part of lowering waste, people do not realise isContinue reading “3 Worthwhile Purchases That Have Helped Me Lower My Waste”

What It Means to Say ‘Environmentalists For Black Lives Matters’

Originally published in June 2020. With the Black Lives Matter movement being global news the past few weeks, highlighting just how important it is to educate and speak up for the people of colour being unfairly treated. It didn’t sit right for me not to acknowledge the topic on this blog, as I find itContinue reading “What It Means to Say ‘Environmentalists For Black Lives Matters’”