Everywhere you look in UK supermarkets we are surrounded by plastic. I challenge you to try do a typical weekly shop and go plastic free. It’s incredibly difficult. Plastic wrapped fruit and vegetables (of course more expensive if bought “loose”), carbonated drinks exploding in price if bought in cans or a lack of refill stations. […]Read More Plastic free swaps that supermarkets could make today.
Plastic is a plague on our environment and it is amazing to see big brands taking steps to make a difference. Corona will be the first beer to trail 100% plastic free six pack rings in 2019. The trail will take place in select markets initially but lets hope it is rolled out in full […]Read More Corona to be the first plastic free 6-pack rings.
For some people a zero waste, carbon neutral and a minimalist lifestyle either isn’t for everyone or too huge of a change to make here and now. If so, that’s okay. Start by making small steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle and build on those over time. Here are 10 easy steps to make small […]Read More 10 easy ways to create a more environmentally friendly home.
We can all do our bit to help our planet. Here are 5 ways we can save the environment as an individual.Read More How to save the environment.
Last night at a You Me At Six gig in Manchester I encountered another single use plastic issue. It isn’t the first time I’ve faced plastic cups at a music event with no alternative. Sadly it’s more than likely it won’t be the last too. That’s if I do want to drink anything at all […]Read More An open letter to event organisers around the world. Stop forcing plastic on us.
Everyone of us has a carbon footprint that leaves it’s mark on the earth. We can all do a little to reduce our carbon footprint too. This blog will offer you some easy tips on how to reduce yours. What is a carbon footprint? A carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide (co2) that […]Read More How can I reduce my carbon footprint?
Plants are one of nature’s best friends, not only do they add life into your home, they have so many other benefits to keep your air clean. In modern life air pollution has never been higher. Whether that is due to issues relating to industrialisation, climate change or ourselves adding chemicals in our home. Not […]Read More 10 houseplants that will clean the air in your home.
Iceland’s TV advert as part of their #NoPalmOilChristmas campaign has been banned but Iceland are using social media to make sure you see it. Rightly you should. Everyone knows palm oil has a stigma to it and it’s not ethical. But not everyone knows why or the damage it causes to our environment and the […]Read More Iceland’s Christmas advert raising awareness of palm oil has been banned… But we must watch it.
The summer of 2018 will be one Brits, (particularly the English) will remember for many years. Temperatures that could have passed for the Mediterranean, beer gardens any day of the week became the norm and football nearly came home. The nation had never been happier. The UK heatwave of 2018 was one to remember. […]Read More 2018, the year I saw climate change from my window.
Every year Black Friday weekend is getting bigger and bigger. What was once only a US tradition to mark the beginning of Christmas shopping after Thanksgiving, is now a phenomenon spreading worldwide. There has been a proven link between Black Friday and an increase in air pollution and plastic waste. Due to the increased orders […]Read More Black Friday weekend – Top picks for environmental products.