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 […]

The history of Earth Day and how to celebrate it sustainably

The history of Earth Day is an interesting one. Especially as we all know that Earth Day is pretty much like Christmas for environmentalists. It’s a time where many communities, governments and businesses evaluate their impact on the environment and create solutions to how we can do better. While there’s a lot of positive environmental […]

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 […]

Which non-dairy milk is the most sustainable?

With so many non-dairy milk options, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. But before comparing the pros and cons of different types of non-dairy milk alternatives, remember that moving away from dairy is the most important step. According to a 2018 study, producing a glass of dairy milk results in almost 3x […]

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 […]

Eco-friendly New Year’s Resolutions in action

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 […]

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