• Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    A to Z of Zero Waste: M – Make do and mend

    Welcome to our series of posts on the A-Z of zero waste! An overview of everything that has been shared so far can be found here. When trying to live a zero waste life we start to become more aware of the things we are bringing into our lives, and start to prioritise items that are made ethically and sustainably…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    A to Z of Zero Waste: K – Kids

    Welcome to our series of posts on the A-Z of zero waste! An overview of everything that has been shared so far can be found here. Today we are going to be talking about how to live a zero waste life when you have children. I don't have any children so I'm happily going to hand you over to my…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    A to Z of Zero Waste: H – Homes

    Welcome to our series of posts on the A-Z of zero waste! An overview of everything that has been shared so far can be found here. How can we have a zero waste home? We often see the image of zero waste as perfected "zero waste kits" and bulk shopping, but a zero waste life encompasses every aspect of our…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    Twenty ways to save water

    Although it may not always seem like it in the UK, water is a really precious resource, especially fresh drinking water which are lucky enough to always have access to. With temperatures warming we need to be conscious of how we use water and make sure we are not wasting any. I've complied twenty tips to avoid wasting water which…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    Zero waste periods

    Periods are messy. But not just in the way you think. Single use menstrual hygiene products are a massive source of waste. About quarter of all people menstruate, and with an average cycle length, there could be 500 million people on their periods at any point. So if they are all using single use products, you can start to image…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    How to go zero waste on a budget

    The zero waste lifestyle often seems to be limited to able-bodied, middle class white women, and many people will be trying to tell you that you cannot lead a zero waste life if you are on a limited income and you're not willing to go out and buy a load of new products. This simply isn't true. People have been…

  • Ethical Fashion,  Lifestyle,  Social Justice

    Fashion Revolution

    It's Fashion Revolution week from 22-28th April 2019. On the 24th of April it is the 6th anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, which killed 1,138 people and injured 2,500 more in 2013, Fashion Revolution are asking everyone to ask brands #whomademyclothes and demand greater transparency in the fashion supply chain.(1) The more people who ask #whomademyclothes, the more brands…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    Tips for shopping second hand on eBay

    We all know that shopping second hand has huge environmental and financial benefits. It not only reduces the demand for new products to be made, but it's also a great way to reuse products that have already been discarded. Thanks to 2019’s renewed obsession with Tidying Up, it is a good time to be on the look out for those…