How To Have A Sustainable Shopping Trip

How To Have A Sustainable Shopping Trip

Shopping, in general, is not thought of as the most sustainable activity. It brings up images of consumerism, unnecessary purchases, excess consumption and a whole lot of plastic packaging. But all that aside, sometimes you need to shop because you literally need to buy something, such as food, toiletries, or a gift for somebody. Shopping …

6 Fun and Easy Ways To Educate Yourself About Sustainability

6 Fun and Easy Ways To Educate Yourself About Sustainability

Sustainability is a huge issue in today’s world, and I think most people are aware of that. But when it comes to the finer details, and how to actually live a more sustainable life, some people have more knowledge and experience than others. Maybe you would like to start living more sustainably but you don’t …

8 Advantages of Ebooks over Paper Books

8 Big Advantages of Ebooks over Paper Books

Ebooks are a relatively new phenomenon. The first ebook was created in 1971 but ebooks didn’t become really mainstream until 2007 when the Amazon Kindle was launched. Before the late 20th century, there would be no discussion to be had – paper books were the only option for hundreds of years. New inventions are generally improvements …

A Guide To Choosing The Perfect Summer Jewellery - Featuring Daisy London

A Guide To Choosing The Perfect Summer Jewellery – Featuring Daisy London

When you think of your ideal outfit for summer, what comes to mind? Perhaps a casual tank top and shorts combo? Or a flowy maxi dress? Whatever your style, your summer outfit would almost inevitably be adorned with a few pieces of jewellery to add the finishing touches. There are so many different jewellery designs …

8 Easy Upcycling Hacks for Worn-Out Clothes

8 Easy Upcycling Hacks for Worn-Out Clothes

Society is becoming more and more aware of the negative effects of fast fashion, both on the people involved in the manufacturing process, and on the environment. Fast fashion produces a tenth of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions, and production often releases chemicals and toxic dyes into the environment. Working conditions are often harsh, dangerous …

7 Self-Help Books That Actually Helped Me

7 Self-Help Books That Actually Helped Me

This post contains a collaborative portion. There are so many ‘self-help’ books out there, on a multitude of topics including physical health, mental health, personal development and productivity. As the self-help ‘label’ suggests, these books are supposed to help you or improve your life in some way by reading them. However, all too often these …

How To Refresh Your Wardrobe The Cheap and Sustainable Way

How To Refresh Your Wardrobe The Cheap and Sustainable Way

Is your wardrobe overflowing with clothes that you don’t wear anymore? It may be time to have a good clear-out and refresh your wardrobe! The fashion industry has a bad rep at the moment, especially fast fashion which often involves child labour, poor working conditions, unethical practices, pollution and strain on the environment in order …

Eco-Friendly Gift Guide for Christmas 2020

The Ultimate Eco-Friendly Gift Guide for Christmas 2020

Welcome to my eco-friendly gift guide for Christmas 2020! It may seem a little early to be posting a gift guide as it is still only October. However, this is a strange and uncertain year, and nobody really knows how things are going to pan out over the next couple of months. There is a …

How to Reuse These 9 Common Packaging Items

How to Reuse These 9 Common Packaging Items

With the world currently preoccupied with the COVID-19 crisis, the environmental issues the world is facing have taken a back seat in our collective consciousness. But of course, these issues haven’t gone anywhere! It is still hugely important to take care of the environment and do our best to minimise and reverse the damage that …