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…

The World’s Most Sustainable Bottle – Launches Today!

Two graduates embarked on a mission to craft the world’s first reusable bottle made from plant-based materials, using naturally grown wheat straw and bamboo. Creating their company S’wheat, they managed to create the world’s most sustainable bottle, designed in and inspired by the diverse Scottish mountain ranges, mist-filled lochs, and ancient forests. And today – 19th May 2021 – you…

3 Simple Product Swaps to Reduce your Carbon Footprint

Research shows that 32% of single-use plastic finds its way into our oceans every year and as consumers, a simple way to reduce this waste is by using less plastic at home. I’ve selected just 3 common items from the home which can easily be swapped for a more eco-friendly alternative. I’ve personally selected 3 items…

10 Green Tips to Have a Sustainable Travel Experience

We’re not all quite ready or able to travel yet, due to lockdown restrictions. However, many of us are longing to do so in the future and some of us will be hoping that we can adventure again in the Summer, or 2022. Travelling is all about relaxing, having fun, and getting to know other…

Conscious Christmas Gift Cards – Ethical Advent Day 22

Today is for all of those last minute shoppers amongst us. You know who you are, and I am not judging. Life can be busy. Christmas creeps up on us. And with this strange year, it’s hardly surprising that we’ve been thinking of other things. The deadline for delivery may have passed, but there’s still…

Zero Waste Christmas Crackers – Ethical Advent Day 17

Crackers are great fun,  but for a moment of enjoyment, there’s an awful lot of waste. Here is my solution – my favourite Christmas decoration of all. Stunning, reusable metal crackers. Passed down through my family – I’m not sure for how long exactly – but they are the true zero waste item. Granted, they…

Spiced Pudding “No Egg-Nog” Recipe (Vegan) – Ethical Advent Day 14

For a quick festive treat, that doesn’t take forever to make or loads of fancy ingredients, why not try this vegan eggnog with a festive tea twist. I’ve chosen to infuse the plant milk with the gorgeous Spiced Pudding tea from Leaves of the World. Ingredients 200ml Coconut Milk (tinned) 200ml Plant Milk of choice…

Christmas Luxury from Ksoni – Ethical Advent Day 12

You may remember a couple of months ago, I shared an article about the wonderful ethical, eco-conscious brand Ksoni. They make the most exhilarating, aromatherapy rich shampoo, conditioner and body wash in several divine scents. The extra bonus is that they are all packaged in gorgeous tins – no plastic in site. I thought I…

Vegan Christmas Hampers & Zero Waste Gifts – Ethical Advent Day 11

Today, I’m welcoming back the wonderful Rebecca Hardy of What Rebecca Blogs to share her experiences of Lincoln based e-shop, La French Maison. Over to Rebecca… La French Maison is a Lincoln based e-shop selling all things eco-friendly created by French artisans. The shop was started by Jessica Sanchez, who moved to the UK 12…

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…