How I handle Christmas as an environmentalist

Christmas is a hard time of year to be an environmentalist. It’s a time of needless consumerism, waste and other not so environmentally-friendly behaviours. But it doesn’t have to be that way! An eco-friendly Christmas is easier than you think with the simple mindset shifts we’ll go through today.  Just before we jump in, I […]

7 sustainable and eco-friendly New Year’s resolutions for a greener year

New Year’s resolutions have a notoriously low completion rate. That’s because they’re rarely tied to our values or a big picture issue. But not this year, eco friend! Instead, you’re going to enter the new year with some sustainable and eco-friendly New Year’s resolutions for a greener year. Read on for 7 eco-friendly New Year’s […]

The scary environmental impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Amongst all of the sales, bargains and discounts, it’s easy to forget about the environmental impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This celebration of consumerism is one of the most wasteful and polluting periods on the calendar. While an item might appear to be cheap, the true cost of manufacturing, packaging and shipping on […]

17 things I no longer buy for my zero waste kitchen

A zero waste kitchen can be easier to achieve than you might think. Especially consider kitchen and food waste are usually one of the biggest contributors to household waste. Listen on to find out which 17 things I no longer buy for my zero waste kitchen.  Before we get started, I want you to sign […]

Recycling plastic: what do the plastic recycling numbers mean?

Have you ever looked at the bottom of a plastic item and tried to decipher what the plastic recycling numbers mean? You’re not alone. Recycling is confusing and many local councils and governments report large amounts of wish-cycling. That’s when people put items in their recycling collection that aren’t actually recyclable at that location.  While […]

How I save £2500+ per year with sustainable living (3/3)

Before we get into all the money I’ve saved with sustainable living, I want to interrupt this broadcast to make sure you know this is the third part of this series. If you haven’t yet, go back to part 1 and part 2 to get the full story.  This is the third and final part […]

How I save £2500+ per year with sustainable living (2/3)

This episode is part two of highlighting the financial freedom my sustainable living journey has provided me with. Listen to part 1 of the How I save £2500+ per year with sustainable living series first! Zero waste living is often seen as an expensive thing to do. Many people are scared off by what they […]

How I save £2500+ per year with sustainable living

One of the biggest misconceptions about sustainable living is that it’s expensive. While aspects of this can be true, many zero waste swaps can often be done for free or with a small investment.  There are items that may require some initial investment, but they usually pay for themselves within a few months. I’m going […]

Eco-friendly Valentine’s Day do’s + don’ts

An eco-friendly Valentine’s Day is a great way to show your partner some love while still loving the planet. Throughout history, Valentine’s Day was a time to send handwritten notes and cards to your Valentine to express your love. But like most traditions including Christmas and Birthdays, Valentine’s Day has been overtaken by hyper-consumerism.  Valentine’s […]

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