Hawaii and the Caribbean island of Bonaire recently passed a law banning the use of sunscreen containing chemicals that are harmful to coral reefs. So why the fuss over something that people are using on their skin to protect it from the damaging effects of the sun?Read More
Yesterday marked the start of this year's Plastic Free July. But if you have not signed up for this yet, fear not, as it is not too late! You will find the link to do so a little further down.
But first, if you do not know what Plastic Free July is all about, here is what you need to know...
When I was little and my mum asked me to do something, perhaps my homework! I would often reply, “yeah, I’ll do it tomorrow”
“But tomorrow never comes!” She would say. “Of course it does!” I would think “It will be here as soon as today finishes... obviously. God, grownups are so weird!”
But now that I am older (certainly) and a little wiser (maybe...) I get it. And it is one of the biggest problems we face with trying to be more environmentally friendly.Read More
Single use wipes are the next product that has been brought to the general publics attention for its impact on the environment, and whilst beaby wipes seem to be bearing the brunt of it... they are not the only wipes to blame.Read More
As part of our simple changes series this week we are talking periods, and some of this may shock you! - But not for the reasons you may think....Read More
Our blog posts seem to have taken on a bit of theme of late, so I have decided to call them the 'simple changes series'!
We have already heard so much about plastic shopping bags and how they are/were a scourge upon the environment. Whether you love or hate the fact that you now have to take your own bags to the shops or be charged for them, there is no denying that it has had a huge positive effect....Read More
Following on from our last post about switching up your eco cleaning products we have had some requests for recipes. So I have listed some below for you...Read More
* Part of the Simple Changes Series *
In previous posts we have looked at how changing the products you use to do your laundry can have a dramatic effect on; you, the environment and your purse/wallet. So to continue our theme, we are going to look at another easy place to make simple changes that have a big impact, and that is the products you use to clean your home.
No doubt you will have come across something made from Bamboo. It is perhaps the most versatile plant that I have come across, so versatile, it can be used to make anything from a house to a pair of socks! Whilst that fact on its own is pretty mind blowing, there are a whole host of other reasons for the continued rise in popularity of bamboo.Read More