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
Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week we highlight the following climate issues. A worrying rise in dead zones in oceans. Victoria Falls at risk of drying up due to climate change. Government redact 77% of fracking report. Air pollution reduction can prevent deaths within weeks. Indian Ocean Dipole causes droughts and bush fires at the same time. Continue reading Weekly E.C.O. news roundup
Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days Continue reading Weekly E.C.O. news roundup
: The season is upon us for mulled wine, mince pies and all things spiced. For us Christmas is all about time with friends and family, board games, gifts and a lovely filling dinner, but sadly it can be the most wasteful holiday of the year. Continue reading Have yourself a sustainable Christmas
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
Wheat straw comes from wheat grains that are left after harvest. In the past this material was treated as waste, but now people are reclaiming it to create sustainable products. Continue reading Why wheat straw cutlery is the way to go
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?
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
The amount of plastic used in supermarkets has been widely criticised and for good reason. Items like fruit and vegetables, some of which have their own natural packaging, are wrapped in non-recyclable plastic and sold at a lower price than loose. We use OddBox, a fruit and vegetable delivery service which cut out plastic, reduce food waste and help fight food poverty. Continue reading Fight food waste with OddBox