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 – 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.

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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.

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Quick vegan: Vegan Gravy

The Christmas lights and adverts are everywhere. One thing we are all looking forward to is Christmas Dinner. Many traditional gravy recipes use animal fats and vegetarian granules are processed and sometimes bland. Here we have our tried and tested vegan gravy which we will be pouring over our spuds on the 25th.

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Recipe: Rainbow Salad

This vegan salad is perfect for a sunny Saturday in autumn, made in bulk for work lunches or to take on a picnic in the forest.

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Weekly E.C.O. news roundup

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week includes eco cars, christmas menus, new beetle discoveries, breaking down plastic and inevitably Trump has done something stupid.

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Quick vegan: Best ever double chocolate cookies

We love food and want to share our favourite quick and easy plant based recipes with you. This is hands down the best cookie recipe we’ve made!

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Ten eco tips for Autumn

The Autumn season is upon us and are we ready for Winter? The change in weather causes a change in habits – heating bills rise, water bills rise and we (usually) eat more food.

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Easy everyday eco beauty swaps

Worldwide there’s an increasing number of beauty products in our daily beauty regimes from anti-wrinkle creams to facial serums. In a UK survey of 1,000 women it showed that they spent ÂŁ482 on cosmetics on average, just think of all that plastic!

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The Amazon is burning – what can we do about it?

For weeks the Amazon Rainforest has been on fire and the results are heart breaking. If you’re just hearing about it now it’s because of the lack of media coverage, despite it being such a paramount issue, and that in itself is very worrying. The Amazon is known as the lungs of the earth as…

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Glastonbury: Our Top 5 Eco Moments

In case you missed the 1000s of smug social media posts (mostly from katie) and 3 full days of BBC coverage, Glastonbury was on this this weekend. 200 thousand people descended on worthy farm for 4 days of music, art and Greenpeace fun. Glasto is renowned for its strong political views, especially around the environment,…

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