Japan has announced it will leave the International Whaling Commission in 2019. While commercial whaling has been illegal since 1986, Japan have been hunting whales legally since 1987 due to a loophole in the law. What is whaling? “Whaling” is practice of hunting whales for their meat, blubber or oil. Commercial whaling has been […]Read More Japan will leave the International Whaling commission and begin commercial whaling.
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.
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.
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.
Microplastics are a plague to our ocean. With 8 million tonnes of plastic dumped in the ocean it’s no wonder the first study has come back with 100% of participants having microplastics in their system. But how does this impact the human body?Read More How do microplastics affect humans?
As a way to up my environmental game I bought my first at home compost bin. Did it make a difference? Was there any downsides? Did it become a inconvenience?Read More OXO Good Grips compost bin review.
Composting is a process some people are unsure about. Is it difficult? Does it smell? How do I get started? This blog will cover all those questions and more.Read More How to compost at home.
As awareness is raised about environmental issues it really is up to us as individuals to use this knowledge and act? Christmas is a time of waste and over consumption. Small choices in gift buying and wrapping can make a difference. Here is some ideas and inspiration on how you can make this Christmas a greener one.Read More Eco friendly gift ideas for Christmas.