Manufacturers should be forced to use compostable packaging by law That’s my opinion and I think it’s a pretty good one. British households throw 22 million tonnes of waste into the bin each year. That’s a staggering amount. I bet a lot of that is packaging as I know that’s where the majority of our … Continue reading Plastic is not fantastic – the dirty secret of where our recycling really goes
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
When we did up our first family home we did a few eco-friendly things such as linking our solar panels to our heating, sourcing some reclaimed materials and repurposing some of the items already in the house. There is definitely a lot more we could have done and we become more inspired by green living … Continue reading Eco-friendly home improvements for a greener home
This is a question I always get asked and my answer is no, not at all. In fact I feel more awake, liberated, enlightened, healthy, ethical and free than ever before. My only regret is not doing it sooner, but I wasn’t equipped with all the knowledge I have today. I’m a person who always … Continue reading Is it hard being a vegan?
Eating a mainly organic diet is really important to me. I’ve written on this blog before about why I think everyone should choose organic. It’s not just the benefits to our own health by avoiding the chemicals, but to animals, our planet, soil and water too. Chemicals are so destructive and we are a walking … Continue reading The benefits of an organic fruit and vegetable box delivery
When we moved into our property we wanted to totally redo the whole place to make it our own. In fact, four years on we are still going! Things have slowed down considerably and we don’t feel quite in so much of a rush to get it all done as the bulk of it was … Continue reading How to recycle unwanted materials when renovating your home
If you’re like me then you like to think that you’re doing everything you can to live an eco-friendly lifestyle and reduce the impact us humans have on the planet. Making small changes to your everyday habits can definitely help us to live more sustainable lives but often, we aren’t always doing as well as … Continue reading 3 sustainable living mistakes that you’re probably making
We’re all used to fads coming and going which is why we have become somewhat immune to them. We’ve lived for so long in a throwaway culture with fast fashion and home trends which are in one minute, but out the next. We haven’t minded so much before as items have become so cheap. We’ve … Continue reading Upcycling could be the trend that changes the world