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 […]
Gift-giving can be a sustainability nightmare. Many gifts and gift sets are designed to look pretty while you’re giving them. But they’re often impractical, overpriced and destined to end up in landfill. Yet it can be difficult to abstain from giving gifts, especially if you’re in a family and/or friendship group where it’s the done thing. […]
It’s no secret the meat industry is bad for the environment. Australia’s Deakin University says nearly 15% of global greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to ruminant animals such as cows, sheep and goats. Many environmental advocacy groups are calling on people to lower or eliminate their animal product consumption to tackle this. A common […]
Environmental gatekeeping occurs when individuals or groups prevent general access to the environmental movement.
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 […]
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 […]
From stronger climate action, fighting to preserve natural habitats and calling out big fossil fuel companies, these ladies are serious forces of nature.
It’s officially February, which is the perfect time to check in on how we’re going with our new year’s resolutions. If you’re like me, you might’ve had a few eco-friendly resolutions to pay it forward for mother earth. Here are my eco-friendly resolutions and an update on how they’re going one month in. Don’t feel […]