Donating Clothes during Lockdown

Some of us may be using this most recent lockdown as a chance to de-clutter. I’ve seen lots of recent queries and posts online asking about how to donate when charity shops are closed. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my favourite charity shop with you – White Rose – who accept…

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…

Ethical Advent 2017

As an ethical consumer, it can be very hard at this time of year. Subjected to all kinds of adverts and the temptation to spend mindlessly. Christmas wish lists may be a minefield of gifts you’d rather not buy, because you know the conditions under which they were made, or the materials that they are…

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…

Reducing Waste… Radius Source Toothbrush

I was browsing around the MyPure website and saw the Radius Toothbrush. I was intrigued by the huge popularity of the brush in America and also by the Radius Challenge offered by MyPure themselves. So confident are they that you’ll love this brush, they’ll give you your money back if you turn back to your…

Brushing Your Way To A Better Planet!

I’ve written several posts about saving waste with reusable products, cutting down on plastic usage and generally choosing more environmentally friendly options wherever you possibly can. But how much thought do we give to our toothbrushes? Consider that we’re advised to change our toothbrush every 3/4 months – that’s at least 3 toothbrushes a year…