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 …

I Tried BOXD Plant-Based Protein Shakes

I Tried BOXD Plant-Based Protein Shakes

I was delighted when BOXD recently contacted me to ask if I would like to try their plant-based protein shakes. I immediately checked out their website, and I thought, wow, this brand looks amazing! So of course I agreed to try and review their protein shakes. I must start by saying that I am …

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 Eco-Friendly Decor Ideas To Brighten Up Your Home

7 Eco-Friendly Decor Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home

As we approach the new year, I know that many of you will be preparing for a ‘glow up’, whether it’s for your health, productivity, or your home. The new year is the perfect time to re-think your surroundings and create changes in your home to make it a more functional, beautiful and inspiring place to …

10 Affordable and Sustainable Stationery Picks For The New School Year

10 Affordable and Sustainable Stationery Picks for the New School Year

Sustainable food and fashion are hot topics in today’s world, but stationery is an area in which you wouldn’t necessarily think about sustainability. However, did you know that over 1.6 billion pens are thrown away every year? Most of these pens are made of plastic and are not easy to recycle, so they end up …

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 …