Sustainable Christmas Gift guide 2017

Although the most sustainable approach to Christmas is to just avoid it altogether, I know for myself and many others that although we are happy to not receive any gifts ourselves, we do still want to treat our loved ones. When the people around you celebrate Christmas it is hard to remove yourself from it … Continue reading Sustainable Christmas Gift guide 2017

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An unconventional love letter

                     I remember being around 11 years old and pining for a dog. I watched Blue Peter religiously every day and their dogs Lucy, Mabel and Meg (a golden retriever and two border collies respectively) were literally what I wanted most in life. I was a … Continue reading An unconventional love letter

When life gives you lemons…

Lemons to me used to be either a zingy ingredient in cooking, or something to have when your throat starts to feel scratchy in the winter months. Little did I know the endless uses there are for this miracle fruit... CLEAN Lemons are now one of my three household cleaning staples, alongside vinegar and bicarbonate … Continue reading When life gives you lemons…

Thoughts on the fashion industry

As September, the month of fashion weeks draws to a close, I am reflecting on my thoughts towards fashion. In my early twenties, this world of glitz and glamour excited me massively. Why is it that it is so immensely appealing to people, myself included? As the fifth most polluting industry in the world, equal … Continue reading Thoughts on the fashion industry

The leaves are changing… Thank goodness

In recent years, the changing of seasons has made me nervous. What was once a linear Spring- Summer- Autumn- Winter transition pattern, is now a zig zag of all four randomly appearing at various points in the year. Although Donald Trump flat out denies that climate change is even a reality, the ever increasing incidences … Continue reading The leaves are changing… Thank goodness

A Happy Zero Waste Birthday

Recently I celebrated my 26th birthday, much to my dismay… Somehow in the blink of an eye I have surpassed my early twenties -_- However, out of all my years of living I think I am most proud of my last year, purely from the perspective of how much more proactive I have become in … Continue reading A Happy Zero Waste Birthday

Zero Waste Swap Review Part 5- Disposable Utensils Vs Reusables

When it was announced that France would be banning plastic cups, plates and cutlery from 2020 I actually did a little dance for joy (read article here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/france-bans-plastic-cups-plates-cutlery-energy-transition-for-green-growth-a7313076.html). Unfortunately, the UK is pretty far behind other European countries when it comes to environmental laws and it doesn’t seem like this is coming into effect here … Continue reading Zero Waste Swap Review Part 5- Disposable Utensils Vs Reusables