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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Benefits of bamboo: Bamboo vs Cotton and Hardwood

The benefits of bamboo are almost endless. Just some of the uses of this highly versatile plant include as a building material, in alternative medicine, as food for livestock, in meals for humans, in flooring and furniture, for organic charcoal and as a natural fibre fabric. Here’s 7 reasons why bamboo is a more sustainable […]

My sustainable weekly routine

If you’re trying to save the world (even one step at a time), the most effective way to stay consistent is to form a sustainable weekly routine. Occasionally remembering your reusable water bottle is great, every little bit counts. But using your water bottle each and every day can save thousands of tonnes of plastic […]

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