How to have a less wasteful Christmas

I promise, this is not a Christmas guide (we’re already suffocating in them, y’all don’t need another one); this is a handy little guide to help you have a less wasteful Christmas.   Last week, we spoke about why you…

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8 reasons why you should produce less rubbish

Since the start of 2017, I’ve been on a mission to reduce the amount of waste we send to the tip/landfill. It’s not quite zero waste (which is about producing no waste whatsoever, including recycling), but it’s an important step…

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Eating meat does not make someone a ‘bad person’

I want to approach a really negative and counter-productive kind of vegan activism I keep seeing that is driving me up the wall. A couple of weeks ago I saw a tweet which I will paraphrase as, “If you’re not…

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Why is plastic so bad?

I bang on about my frustration with plastic all the time. It’s great but it’s also absolutely awful, so today let’s talk about why plastic is so bad. Look around right now. How many items can you spot that contain…

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Zero waste so far; what we’ve learned

Over the past few months, I’ve been trying hard to reduce my waste significantly and move towards zero waste. Zero waste living is something I’ve always wanted to do, but it is pretty difficult at times! I have always strived…

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Trying out Antipodes – are their products worth the hype?

I have known about Antipodes for years; I think I remember seeing some of their products pop up in one of Estee Lalonde’s empties videos (I love those). I was always so tempted but the price put me off. Don’t…

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Are you drinking plastic right now? Why & what we can do to reduce microplastics

Got a cuppa in your hand right now? There’s a good chance you might be drinking plastic as it’s estimated that 83% of the world’s tap water is contaminated by plastic fibres. You have probably seen heart-breaking stories on Facebook…

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