Why this January is the best time to start a plant-based or meat-free diet

We completely understand if Veganuary just isn’t for you, but that doesn’t mean you have to be completely in, or completely out. We also support anyone who wants to reduce their meat and dairy consumption and move towards a plant-based or meat-free diet. As we say, small efforts to change lifestyle become easier and then become habit. And your efforts really can change (or at least contribute hugely) to the state and future of our planet. Continue reading Why this January is the best time to start a plant-based or meat-free diet

The E.C.O Vegan Cookbook

To celebrate the start of Veganuary we introduce our recipe book so far. These are all of our vegan recipes posted since we launched in July 2019, they have all been made and eaten (and enjoyed) by one of our E.C.O. team. We hope you can use these to help you to complete Veganuary, or just try new ways of cooking foods you already love. Continue reading The E.C.O Vegan Cookbook

The environmental Christmas Tree tradition is growing

ere have been great discussions this year as people become more environmentally conscious around the Christmas tree tradition. What is better for the planet ‚Äď artificial or real? We have seen a new wave of innovation year on year as many have shunned the two traditional routes and created their own style of tree. Now that we all have our trees up and are counting down until Santa arrives, we wanted to show your our favourite eco trees this holiday season. Continue reading The environmental Christmas Tree tradition is growing

How to make your own environmentally friendly Christmas crackers

This Christmas avoid bringing unwanted plastic toys into your home and make your own Christmas crackers. No one ever really uses a mini set of cards, puzzle pieces, moustache combs or packs of dice. It is really easy to make your own crackers and fill them with goodies that your family will enjoy. Continue reading How to make your own environmentally friendly Christmas crackers

Recipe: Raspberry infused gin

E.C.O. RecipeOur tried and tested favourites Following on from our present article earlier this week, we have a great gift idea for gin lovers (or yourself) that’s low waste and super easy to make. This is a tried and tested recipe that was used last year for presents and went down really well. If you get going with the recipe this week you‚Äôll have your … Continue reading Recipe: Raspberry infused gin

E.C.O.’s Christmas gift guide – save money and the planet

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. Continue reading E.C.O.’s Christmas gift guide – save money and the planet