Bamboo Straws – Reusable, Biodegradable, Sustainable

Did you know that some local councils are unable to recycle paper straws, because they are contaminated? Of course, the option is to home compost your paper straws instead. But have you considered reusable straws? I’ll be giving you the chance to win a gorgeous set of straws at the end of this post, so…

Reduce your Paper use with Paperless Post…

This week is Recycle Week and we are being encouraged to be more aware about what can and can’t be recycled, and making sure we recycle everything that we can. Switching to recyclable products is being encouraged. But how about completely reducing a huge area of waste… paper! In the UK alone, it is estimated…

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…

Reducing Your Plastic Footprint … Bottled Water Be Gone!

Bottled water consumption has tripled over the past 10 years, and this has huge implications on the environment. The production of plastic bottles requires 17 million barrels of oil per year, produces more than 2.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year, and uses three times the amount of water than is contained inside the…

Random Causes… Follow the Frog for the perfect Valentine’s Day!

I don’t know about you, but I find that Valentine’s Day has become rather more about commercialism, and rather less about romance. Perhaps you’re looking for some environmentally friendly gift inspiration, or a simple way to celebrate with your loved one, and avoid the madness! From showering loved ones with gifts to taking a beloved…

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…

Random Cake… 1066 Cake Stand!

If you’re looking for delicious vegan cakes, bakes and sweet treats, look no further than the wonderful, independently run 1066 Cake Stand in Hastings. I’ve never been to the store itself, but this hasn’t stopped me indulging in yummy goodness from the vegan and gluten free kitchen (one of their two kitchens is entirely gluten…

Random Stuff I Like … Homewares

It’s Monday. It’s grey and wet, and you’re probably a bit bored of all the election news by now. So, if like me you’ve been messing around online and looking at pretty things you’d like to buy, you’ll probably love this great stuff I’ve found. And because you can never have too many cushions, here’s…