Plastic free, eco-friendly ways to wrap gifts for Christmas.

I love Christmas, but it can be a very wasteful time of year unfortunately. As well as all the consumeristic obsessive buying and unwanted Secret Santa presents, the UK throws away enough wrapping paper each year to wrap the equator 9 times... That's a lot of trees. A lot of wrapping paper these days is … Continue reading Plastic free, eco-friendly ways to wrap gifts for Christmas.

DIY mascara – vegan, zero waste and all natural.

For the last 2-3 years I have been making my own mascara using this recipe. Not only is is extremely cheap, it’s quick to make (quicker than popping to the shop to buy one) and I’ve found it even more effective than any shop bought mascara I’ve used over the years. It dries very quickly … Continue reading DIY mascara – vegan, zero waste and all natural.

Tips for plastic free living

The plastic issue has gained way more traction in the last year. Ordinary people are becoming more aware and making changes in their own lives to reduce their plastic intake. It’s a talking point - and when in shops and restaurants people are praising for us refusing plastic bags or straws. It’s incredible, I never … Continue reading Tips for plastic free living

What is palm oil and should we be boycotting it? / Iceland’s Christmas advert banned #nopalmoilchristmas

In the last few days it’s been in the news that the Iceland’s Christmas advert has been banned in the UK. The ad was promoting their aim to be Palm Oil free by the end of the year by using a Greenpeace animation about a little Orang-utan called ‘Rang-tan’. If you haven’t already seen it, … Continue reading What is palm oil and should we be boycotting it? / Iceland’s Christmas advert banned #nopalmoilchristmas