Every time I go to do the shopping I buy herbs. Coriander is my top contender, followed closely by thyme (rice and peas are a frequent dish in my house). Now buying herbs is hardly considered an arduous task however, I always find myself in the same conundrum - to buy the pre-picked bunch OR… Continue reading I Love Herbs, But It’s Not Reciprocal
How many times have you opened an email and thought ‘I don’t know why I’m included on this?’, well now you have the perfect justification to remove yourself – saving the environment! Each activity performed online, including sending and receiving emails, emits carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. These CO2 emissions arise as a byproduct… Continue reading Saving The Environment, One Email At A Time!
When ordering a glass of water I am sure an added hint of ingestible plastic was not what you had in mind. Unfortunately, a recent study by the American Chemical Society confirmed that American’s who meet their daily water intake through only bottled sources may be ingesting 90,000 microplastics annually, with those who only consume… Continue reading A Glass Of Water With A Hint Of Plastic, Please
I am a clean freak – nothing makes me more relaxed than a spotless home. However, my love of clean surfaces had frequently resulted in the abandonment of rooms due to the chemicals in the products I was using (Cillit mould remover I am looking at you). Additionally, the hazard labels on the back of… Continue reading Sustainable Cleaning: Tincture London
Cut down on food waste One-third of food produced globally is wasted; that is 1.3 billion tonnes of food that is never eaten – yikes! When food ends up in landfill, it decomposes without oxygen, releasing methane - a harmful greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere. To put its impact into… Continue reading 3 Ways To Make Your Kitchen Routine More Sustainable
When trying to live a more sustainable life, educating yourself on current issues are is crucial. For myself, reading books plays a massive part in the education piece. Here are my top 5 recommendations - Happy Reading! The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac Goodreads rating: 4.2/5 Christiana… Continue reading 5 Sustainability Books To Read This Year
Recently I have been pondering to balayage my hair. With all the beautiful locks on Pinterest, it's hard not to be enticed to try something new. But I was curious to know how good hair dye is for us and what happens once the foils come off and the products are washed down our drains?… Continue reading How Eco-friendly Is Your Salon Visit?
With less than 50% of bathroom waste being recycled, therefore billions of pieces of plastic ending up in landfill, finding more sustainable and plastic-free bathroom alternatives is a must. Below are 5 easy swaps to your bathroom routine that you can make today! 1. Switch to Shampoo Bars. When I first heard of the shampoo… Continue reading 5 Swaps To Make Your Bathroom Routine More Sustainable
Until recently I had never thought much into anything to do with the loo. As long as the toilet cleaner and paper were good quality, and on special, that is what I would buy. However, after seeing “Who Gives A Crap” Toilet Paper (TP) at a friend’s place, curiosity took over and after reading what… Continue reading What’s the Issue with Tissue?