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….

Is Your Energy Supply Animal Free?

Britain’s greenest energy company Ecotricity have blown us all away with the revelation that over half of Britain’s homes are (sometimes unknowingly) using electricity and gas generated from animal parts. Ecotricity have always promoted sustainable living in all forms, and has a long standing history of refusing to buy electricity or gas from animal related…

Sourcing Vegan & Cruelty Free Christmas Beauty Products

Last Christmas, I wrote a piece for The Green V online magazine, all about sourcing vegan, cruelty free cosmetics and toiletries. It’s a perfect guide if you are looking for yourself and a handy reference if you need to buy an ethical beauty gift for a friend or loved one this Christmas. So, head on…

Random Environment… Save Waste, Save Money!

During Zero Waste Week, I was lucky enough to be offered a nice little discount on the lovely Boobalou website. It’s like a waste saving haven of goodness. And don’t forget, waste not only saves the planet, it saves your pocket too. So, here are some of the bits I purchased from the site and…