I’ve just received a press release and want to share it with you as I think it is so ridiculous. I’ve already seen news of this happening on one of my favourite websites called Plant Based News where I highly recommend signing up to their weekly newsletters as you’ll get loads of the top plant … Continue reading EU wants to ban ‘meaty’ names like ‘sausage’ and ‘burger’ for vegan food
A lot of people underestimate the negative impact that stress can have on the body and mind. In a lot of cases illnesses can occur as a result of stress. I often get very stressed out and need to learn how to manage this stress to help prevent it doing damage to my body and … Continue reading The symptoms of stress
It’s all very well us making environmentally-friendly changes at home, but businesses and large corporations need to make changes too. It always frustrates me how we are scrubbing out finished jars of peanut butter at home ready for the recycling bin, hoping to make a difference, yet there are large businesses creating significantly more waste … Continue reading The top 10 ways UK offices have gone green
Understanding where wood comes from should be an important part of any person’s woodworking journey, whether it’s for a professional job, a DIY project or home improvement, it’s important to ensure it’s from a sustainable source. In this blog post I will explore what sustainable wood is, which wood should be avoided and why choosing sustainable wood is important.
When I first started out in woodworking I was mainly using reclaimed materials, but for those materials I need to buy, I put little or no thought into where they were coming from. It was too easy to go and buy wood from a local retailer without any understanding or thought of the journey that wood had taken to get there.
As a family we are quite environmentally conscious. We buy mostly organic food, buy 100% renewable energy from Bulb, have solar panels on our roof and recycle /…
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Eating a plant-based diet is good for the planet, good for animals, and good for your body. But it’s not easy when you’re used to including lots of meat and dairy, as most people do from childhood. Changing habits, especially eating habits, can be hard. In a busy lifestyle, we do loads of tasks on … Continue reading Tips for moving to a plant-based diet
Whether you’re already a practising vegan or you’re just getting started with the idea of it, your nutritional needs should be one of the main things you incorporate into your diet. Below are some basic insights into nutrition when you’re on a plant-based diet, and some tips for joining a vegan diet when disabled, which … Continue reading Understanding your basic nutritional needs when vegan
Sometimes I’m guilty of getting lazy and wasting money for convenience. I’ve been doing this for practically two to three years in regards to plant-based milk. I’ve been buying store bought plant-based milk, mostly oat milk, rather than making it myself. Last month I realised that this habit was costing us £10-£15 per week, so … Continue reading How to make your own plant-based oat milk at home (it’s really easy)
The NHS has been urged to be inclusive of vegans through its Healthy Start voucher scheme which currently includes vouchers that can only be used to purchase cow’s milk and free supplements containing animal-derived vitamin D. The Vegan Society has written a formal letter to the NHS about its scheme that allows some pregnant women and parents of … Continue reading NHS urged to remove restriction on non-dairy milks