A Very Eco Valentines

Valentines day doesn’t have to be expensive or bad for the environment, Heather Dalgleish talks about getting eco with your valentines gifts this year

The Sustainable Series: Clothing Edition

This is one of those things that I still am yet to perfect to this day and go a hundred percent zero waste, mainly because I’m an utter shopaholic, and that clothing is one of those things that helps me express myself. Or maybe its because I am plus size, and struggle to find plusContinue reading “The Sustainable Series: Clothing Edition”

The Sustainability Series: Period Products

Period Products are one of the biggest contributors to waste in the world, with an estimated 1.5-2 billion tonnes of period waste each year. So, let’s bring the sustainability series into the new year than with ways of making your period sustainable. We’ll be talking you through both Menstrual cups and reusable sanitary pads, so you’ll have two ideas in place for making your period that bit more sustainable.

The Sustainable Pantry: Go Zero-Waste with your Dry Ingredients

So you want to make your pantry that bit more sustainable, but you have no idea where to start? I feel you on that one. A zero-waste lifestyle is one that is difficult and can be messy but also extremely rewarding. Timing, budgeting and patience are key to turning your pantry zero waste. But that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t come with its own struggles. Here are a list of tips that will help you get started on becoming that bit more sustainable.

Zero Waste shopping in Dennistoun, Glasgow

Trying to get more environmentally conscious? Scotland has plenty of choices. Here’s our review of the fantastic Zero Waste Market in Dennistoun, Glasgow.

The Sustainability Series: Christmas Wrapping

Christmas is one of the most wasteful times of the year, generating over 10 million kilos of trash per annum, which mostly can’t be recycled and contains harmful substances. But it doesn’t have to be this way. There are a substantial amount of swaps that you can do to save the environment and get that little bit thriftier whilst doing so.

Different Trees Everyone Should Know

Do you ever find yourself staring at the most wonderful, humongous tree and thinking, “I couldn’t tell you what that tree is for the life of me?” Or you just wish you had the knowledge of how to identify these creatures to appear intellectual to your friends. Or just want to learn how to identify for your own sanity. Here is a short guide on how to tell what tree you are looking at, with some basic common types you can spot all around the UK.