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…

Ethical Advent Day 16 – Christmas Cleaning

Welcome to my Ethical Advent Calendar Day 16. 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…

Ethical Advent Day 4 – 4 Waste Free Christmas Wrapping Tips

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…

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…

Random Beauty… Apply with EcoTools for a flawless look!

I wasn’t really surprised when I found out that EcoTools is the brainchild of Alicia Silverstone. World famous actress and author of ‘The Kind Life’, Alicia Silverstone is a green and eco-friendly guru and an inspiration to many, including myself. EcoTools are available everywhere, yet they are far from your every day product. Fairly made…

Random Home… Fairy Lights are not just for Christmas!

When you think of fairy lights, what comes to mind? Christmas time? Huddled up inside, in the warm? Covering your home in lights and decorations at that special time of year? I think the gorgeous lights from Blaze On are suitable all year through. In fact, I was sent some absolutely beautiful fairy lights from…

Random Acts of Sustainability – 3 things you can do today!

Earlier this week I attended a fantastic event, organised by the Rainforest Alliance, as part of their Follow The Frog launch! The Rainforest Alliance has always been at the centre of sustainable farming, environmental care and looking out for the health and well-being of those people who are producing the crops to make our every…

My Love of Upcycled & Recycled Clothes

Yesterday was World Environment Day (5th June 2014), and it got me thinking, as usual, about doing my bit. And what better way to start, than in the wardrobe? There’s been a recent upsurge in the popularity of recycling and refashioning clothes – and it’s hardly surprising. One of the best ways to save money…