Join millions of people in the streets to demand climate justice! On Friday 20th September there will be a worldwide Global Climate Strike taking place and during the week of 20-27th September 2,500 events will take place in 117 countries Continue reading Join the Global Climate Strike
The first part in our hidden plastic mini series is all about an everyday item that most of us in the UK use and dispose of 2-3 times a day on average.
Plastic is quite literally everywhere, it’s hidden in products from drinks cans to chewing gum, but did you know it’s in your tea bags? Until recently neither did we Continue reading Hidden plastic: what’s lurking in your tea
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 Continue reading Get involved in Oxfam’s latest campaign Secondhand September
2.3 billion people are joining the planet by 2050 – this will require a 60-70% increase in global food production. At this moment in time over 1/3 of all food produced globally goes to waste. Here at E.C.O we believe in cutting down on food waste and we want to help you see how you can cut down too. Continue reading How to reduce food waste
In this piece, I want to take a closer look at what makes up a coral reef and the serious and terribly worrying issue that is coral bleaching. Continue reading Coral bleaching: Why do I care and what can I do?
There is no reason why we shouldn’t all be getting involved and do our bit for the environment. Sometimes things are time consuming or expensive. These one’s aren’t. So there is no excuse to not get involved and make an effort to contribute to changing the current climate. Have a go and see if you can do them all! Continue reading Six free ways to help the environment
The internet has lots of information about habit formation. Most relate to building a skill over time, like learning the guitar or getting fitter. Others are instilling well being habits like mindfulness, meditation or eating healthily. The difficult thing about instilling an ‘eco’ habit in your life is that they’re slightly different to most habits. There doesn’t appear to be a short term, or arguably … Continue reading What is the point in being eco if we won’t see our efforts rewarded? (part one)
Since becoming more eco we’ve heard, and believed, our fair share of myths around recycling. On reading up on this topic we found even more that we had believed! Here are our top five everyday recycling myths busted! Continue reading Five common recycling myths busted!
The most effective way of reducing your single use plastic consumption is to shop in bulk food stores. With more people gaining awareness of plastic waste and as a result cutting down there are increasingly more bulk food stores popping up Continue reading Bulk buy/package free/zero waste shops in London
If you have oily hair you will know what a life saver a can of dry shampoo can be. Until recently I had been using cans of dry shampoo but made the switch to (virtually) waste free after realising the impact of waste each can caused Continue reading ECO beauty hack: DIY dry shampoo