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’ll 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

Recipe: Warming Vegan Cottage Pie

Many of us have grown up with a menu heavily influenced by animal produce. Now there is such a variety of meat substitutes we are able to eat the same meals either as a vegetarian or a vegan. This Cottage Pie is a great example of a meal where the flavours are still strong, warming and comforting, without eating any animal produce. We make efforts to change the way we think about food, both where it comes from and how it’s produced. If you can still feel like you’re eating what you want to, or what you’re used to, its much easier to enjoy a diet with reduced animal produce. Continue reading Recipe: Warming Vegan Cottage Pie