This Christmas we want to help you buy useful presents for your loved ones and hopefully save some money (and the planet) along the way. According to a survey 60 million unwanted presents will be given this Christmas, big hitters include bathing products, films and box sets, candles, chocolate and socks.
Here at E.C.O. we do not support fast fashion. However, there will always be a need for new items of clothing, and as we have been become a consumerist society we will most likely continue the desire to own new items of clothing. Before we go into some brands we support I would like to quickly remind readers of how to shop responsibly.
The clocks have gone back, the evenings are getting darker and colder, the blankets have come out along with the warm pyjamas, and although it’s only autumn it’s beginning to feel like winter is setting in. It’s hard to imagine not having these luxuries let alone a roof over your head, but that’s the reality for many people living on the streets
This month Oxfam are running a campaign called Second Hand September. The aim of the campaign is to give up fast fashion, because of its negative effects on workers and the environment, and pledge to say no to new clothes for the month
Our 'Meet:' articles are our way of showcasing and celebrating the efforts of normal, lovely people who are changing the world's outcomes both big and small.
Do you ever look in your bra drawer and think I’ve had that bra for far too long or it just doesn’t quite hold me in place? We’ve got a solution for you: donate your underwear to charities that send them to people in need or to companies that recycle them!
Our Meet articles are E.C.O.'s way of showcasing and celebrating the efforts of normal, lovely people who are changing the world's outcomes both big and small
Grace Beverley has taken the world by storm in the last few years. The 20 something oxford graduate has long been an advocate for veganism, sustainability and all things fitness
For my birthday I received an ecoegg laundry egg and I won’t lie as much as I wanted to love it I was quite sceptical
The clothing industry in playing a huge part in global warming and the industry accounts for 2-10% of the environmental impact of EU consumption
There are some things in the world of being an eco nerd that are easy to give up. Plastic toothbrushes (who cares), straws (self congratulatory smirk as you decline one) and plastic bags (linen totes are cuter anyway)
Between the ages of 16 and 22 I lived every woman’s dream. I had the contraceptive implant and it stopped my periods with basically no side effects