How to use Amazon as a zero-waste shop

Reading Time: 7 mins Sharing Is CaringFacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailA zero-waste shop and Amazon.com…not two phrases you would put together. Let alone as a topic for an eco-blog. Plus as one of the 4 ‘Big Tech’  firms, Amazon is everywhere, getting all the attention, and equally, criticism for its lack of sustainability. Specifically, the farcical amounts of Read more…

It’s the last straw: 5 straws to stop plastic straws pollution

Reading Time: 5 mins Sharing Is Caring Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin email So, l won’t deny that as a kid, plastic straws or plastic straws pollution, weren’t things l worried about.  Who does when they’re 10? The main thing l enjoyed was stretching and shrinking the bendable ones and gaining great satisfaction from those Read more…

Milking it? 7 plant-based milk alternatives from worst to best

Reading Time: 8 mins Sharing Is Caring Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin email ‘Plant based milk alternatives…’  It’s a near certainty you’ll have heard this phrase used often during discussions concerning plant-based milk vs cow milk.  Or involving sustainability more broadly.  But for something so simple, milk and its plant-based alternatives can be surprisingly divisive. Read more…

Conscious Consumption: How to live sustainably on a budget

Reading Time: 7 mins Sharing Is Caring Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin email Live sustainably on a budget? Is that even possible? I ask this because, for most people, the idea of living greener or buying organic products, as two simple examples, are most often associated with luxury living. But that doesn’t have to be the case! Read more…

Conscious Consumption: 5 fair trade clothing brands you must try.

Reading Time: 5 mins Sharing Is Caring Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin email So, I’ll admit it can be challenging to consistently be live sustainably while nomadically, such as buying fair trade clothing. At least, that is experience l have and continue to have as an ex-pat. That sense of familiarity you construct living in Read more…