Back To School And University

Okay, we know you are all busy, so we will get straight to the point. Back to school and university can be a hectic time, with lots of new purchases required to ensure you are ready for another big year. We believe that it’s possible to head back to both university and school in an ethical and sustainable way. Let’s explore 6 ways to ensure you can be equipped to go back to school in the most eco conscious way. Reusable goods Drink Bottle. A staple for every child at school. There are some great alternatives that you can use, like…

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6 Ways To Deal With All Those Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Christmas is one of those magical times of the year, where we get to spend time with our loved ones, eat lots of food and to a lesser extent, gifts are bestowed upon us. In this article, we are going to offer some advice about what to do with all those Christmas presents that we just don’t need. We will offer 6 tips for dealing with unwanted gifts and also what to do, to avoid them in the future. You know the ones. They get gifted to us and usually end up left in the original box and shoved at the…

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I Went Clothes Free in 2019 – 7 steps to spending less.

Okay okay I don’t mean I got around in the nude for all of 2019, that certainly would not be setting a good example for our young child (who does actually enjoy getting around in the nude). I’m not one for new year’s resolutions, honestly I think that they set you up to fail. If you are not committing to making your change on any other given day, then why would you commit to a challenge just because it is new year’s? Why I Went Clothes Free in 2019. About 2 weeks into January I had a thought ‘I’ll buy no…

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Top 5 Stainless Steel Alternatives

One of the best alternatives to plastic usage at the moment is stainless steel. On the one hand it is derived from steel, which comes from the act of mining, which contributes significantly to climate change. On the other hand, the items manufactured from it are extremely strong, durable and long lasting. Purchasing stainless steel alternatives can offset the carbon emissions generated from its manufacturing, simply through the long-lasting nature of the items. You would no longer need to continually purchase replacements. Here is an overview of some of the pros and cons of stainless steel and then the top five…

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The Difference’s Between: Degradable, Biodegradable and Bio Plastic / Compostable.

With so many choices on the market about green alternatives and environmentally friendly plastic alternatives. We thought it would be a great chance to debunk some of these misconceptions and breakdown the true meanings and impacts of the different plastics we are using. It won’t come as a surprise that many things plastic related frustrate us. Not many rank up there higher than seeing a retailers branding slathered all over their plastic bag. This is often accompanied by a little earth symbol in the corner and words something to the effect of this bag is degradable. For someone who is not…

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