Digital Alternatives to Business Cards

Each year 100 billion business cards are produced worldwide, with 88% thrown away within a week. Some of these cards will be recycled, but many will find their way into landfill; where paper decomposes releasing methane gas that is over 20 times more potent a greenhouse gas than CO2. The harvesting of wood to make…

Zero Waste Christmas Wrapping Tips – Ethical Advent Day 8

My absolute favourite way to be eco-friendly (and also save money) at Christmas has to be getting inventive with wrapping presents. Once you get hooked on this, you’ll have so much fun and won’t want to go back to boring old wrapping paper! Here are the ways I like to save wrapping paper and have…

Second Hand September – Upcycle & Recycle

We’re currently 3 weeks in to Second Hand September. Have you managed to avoid buying any new clothes? Last year, I shared my love of charity shop finds. I still love a good charity shop find, but Oxfam estimates that 70% of all donated clothes end up in Africa, which is harmful to local industry….

Make a Brew with Totem Tea

As many of you know by now, I am a total tea addict. With an entire wall of tea stacked shelves, my husband wonders will there ever be a gap appear, or will I just keep stuffing one more bag or one more box in, until in a jenga-like fashion, it all collapses and one…

The Best Ways to Naturally Clean Your Car

When we read tips on keeping the environment free from toxic chemicals, we are often told about the products we use to clean our home, or that we use on our bodies. But have you realised how much damage keeping our cars clean can do? Especially when they are often washed directly into the drains…

Plastic Free July

Wow. We’re in July already, there’s a wonderful heatwave across the UK and I’m trying my very best to reduce my plastic consumption even further. This month, I’m trying to go as plastic free as possible. Not always easy when many manufacturers seem intent on giving you as much plastic as physically possible! So, I’ve…

Eco Christmas Cleaning

Today is going to be all about getting the house nice and clean ready for Christmas – in an a way which is natural, cruelty free and good for the environment! Whether it’s the annual clean before the decorations go up, or the last minute dash before your relatives arrive, we all end up cleaning…

Keep it Clean with Bio-D

There are so many things you can do to connect with nature on World Environment Day. One of the best ways is to look after and protect it. A very simple way to do this is to consider the cleaning products you are using at home – are they full of toxic chemicals and what…

Random Home… Smells like Christmas!

I love walking into a home which smells of fresh baking, coffee or the natural aromas of herbs and oils. It’s so much more pleasant than walking in to an onslaught of chemicals and fake aromas. That’s why I absolutely love this gorgeous gift box from Munio Candela, sent to me by MyPure. This gorgeous…