This year, 2020, has really put sustainability at the forefront of our minds. It was something many of us had started to think about more in recent years with global warming beginning to take centre stage, however, 2020 with its global pandemic has really catapulted our choices as consumers into the spotlight. Our infringement into … Continue reading Is antique jewellery a sustainable choice?
Shoes. We wear them every day, sometimes multiple different pairs a day and most of us never leave the house without a pair on, but could they actually be responsible for the high level of foot pain experienced by 1 in 5 adults on a day to day basis? Where are we going wrong with … Continue reading Are our shoes ruining our feet?
When shopping for jewellery that contains diamonds, it’s important to make sure the diamonds are conflict-free. The 2006 film Blood Diamond starring Leonardo DiCaprio brought the term ‘blood diamonds’ to light for many people who had not heard of them before. These war diamonds are diamonds that are mined in war zones and their profits … Continue reading Exploring the benefits of lab grown diamonds
As incredible a day as a wedding can be, they often cause a lot of unnecessary landfill waste from food to single use décor and plastic throwaway cutlery. It doesn’t have to be this way. Here are 11 tips for a more sustainable and eco-friendly wedding: Compostable balloons It’s probably best to avoid balloons, but … Continue reading 11 tips for an eco-friendly wedding
A part of eco-friendly living for me is being less wasteful, only throwing things into landfill if there’s absolutely nothing else that can be done with them and reusing or recycling as much as possible. This is even true for clothes. I find it astonishing that people throw old clothes into the bin in this … Continue reading How to always recycle your old clothes (even if ruined)