Maybe you’ve read about zero waste and thought about maybe having a go for yourself. Why don’t you set yourself a challenge to have 30 days of going plastic free. In plastic free July you can follow the instagram. As well as that their will be many people taking part to. If you don’t think you can make it the full 31 days, maybe just try … Continue reading Plastic Free July
In a changing society there are new companies and kickstarters coming up all of the time. As well as new information in the news about latest banning of single use plastics. I hope to combine the new and exciting stuff into 1 post. In the news May has been a great month in the UK for the government coming out with new plans to be … Continue reading May 2018 Roundup
One day I’ll do this, one day I’ll do that, but why not today? Yes sometimes there are valid reasons behind holding back before doing something, but the majority of the time its that fear of the unknown and potential failure. This is a mindset I’ve tried to change. So I went skydiving in mid April and it was amazing. I will be honest it was … Continue reading Why not today?
So from my waste reducing store catalogue this is the same but for ethical stores and the majority are sustainable too. I’ve found that I rarely buy clothes anymore, yet have found so many amazing ethical clothing brands. So here is a large list slightly categorised of ethical stores again, I hope to regularly update this. “Buy well, choose less, make it last.” General clothing … Continue reading My ethical store catalogue
When my bag was just about holding together with safety pins, I decided it might just about be time to invest in a new one. But I no longer will go to the old brands I used to use, due to their lack of transparency as to where the product was being made. I searched through many an ethical bag companies site many of which … Continue reading Finding an ethical and sustainable rucksack
I found that when deciding to reduce my waste I felt clueless as where to begin in finding different things. This is a list of stores I have found put into subsections which I hope to update regularly as I discover more businesses. The majority of these are smaller businesses as I think that supporting smaller individuals is really important. Hope you find this useful. 😊 … Continue reading My waste reducing Catalogue
May I just say if you read nothing else – go watch this film – PLEASE!! Go get into someones Netflix if you don’t have one. Tears, anger and disappointment in my self and in the commercialised world we live in. Those were my feelings throughout. Before watching this documentary I had a rough idea the effect the fashion industry in our society was having … Continue reading The True Cost Film and how it changed my life
Hey, so here are 10 easy swaps anyone, especially students can make to reduce their waste in particular their plastic waste. Say no to straws!! Cardiff SU has banned them and MacDonalds is trialing paper straws now too. If you don’t think you can live without a straw there are metal ones available such as these ones here. Reusable water bottle, they’re so many different … Continue reading 10 swaps for a plastic reducing student
For 40 days I managed to keep all of my waste with in this one mason jar #proud. It has been very much an eye opening experience and most definitely life changing. I’m not sure I quite realised how hard it would be and I must admit that the majority of the waste in the jar is chocolate wrappers, for each time I did give … Continue reading My experience of going ‘zero waste’ for lent
We live in a world of commercialism, a world where we live for the moment with a you only live once mentality. But what about the world around us, a world that provides us with life, what are we doing for our world? We also live unaware of what our actions are doing to those around us, when I bought a new top I used … Continue reading Why a spoonful of ethical?