The 1950′ were a time. We shouldn’t live like it’s the 50s in terms of women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, racism etc. However, it was the 50s and 60s that was the pivotal time in plastic and why we’re so overreliant today. We need to go back to the basics, we lived greener before we can… Continue reading Going back to the 1950s: We lived greener before, we can do it again
Lifes all about the little things like a nice cuppa tea or coffee, but our favourite comforting beverages can wreak havoc on the environment. Here’s how to drink tea and coffee sustainably: This post contains affiliate links. I earn a percentage of commission from sales made through them at no additional cost to you. This… Continue reading The dark truth behind our favourite beverages: how to drink tea and coffee sustainably
As much as I adore Halloween with every fibre of my being, it’s not an eco-friendly holiday. With so much cheap, over-processed single-use items plaguing the season, it’s not a green holiday. An estimated 2000 tonnes of waste will be generated from Halloween costumes alone this year. There’s so much single use waste from costumes,… Continue reading How to be green this Halloween: Why we need to be eco-friendly this spooky season
Trees are so important for our planet, from giving us the oxygen we breathe, absorbing Co2, providing food, and homes for wild life – we can’t live without them. Yet, billions of trees are cut down each year to make room for agricultural land, development, or paper. Trees are one of our best defences against… Continue reading Become a Tree Hugger: 10 ways to save trees
This day last year I began my upcycling journey with my broken coffee cup, and the start of this series, when I planted my cactus seeds. People were actually much more interested in the idea that I initially anticipated, and some people commented saying they were considering getting their own cacti. Here’s what happened in it’s… Continue reading Becoming a Cactus Mom: One Year Later
With all the talk about the climate crisis, you might be asking “how can I live a more eco-friendly life?”. As today is World Environment Day, I’ve decided to compile a master list of eco-friendly practices to adopt. The environment is at a breaking point. If we don’t all act now and maintain a more sustainable… Continue reading The Eco-friendly master list: How can I be green?
The news that we have 12 years to make massive changes to combat climate change before we’ve done irreversible damage to the planet is absolutely terrifying. The thought if an apocalyptic like future in our lifetimes was once an unfathomable thought and now it feels like a binding death sentence. It’s more important now than… Continue reading New Years Resolution: Six Easy Ways To Be Eco-Friendly
My beloved bamboo coffee cup broke and I was pretty upset about it. Even though it’s compostable, what’s the point of buying reusable cups if I keep breaking or losing them? I’ve already gone through 3 glass water bottles because I drop them, but I took the cover from my last one and put it… Continue reading Becoming a Cactus Mom