Aspiring to be an environmentalist in the modern world.

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REDUCE: Reviews of single use plastic alternatives

REDUCE: Reviews of single use plastic alternatives

I’m working on improving all aspects of the Reduce Re-use Recycle sustainability journey but today I’m tackling the reduce part. As part of my personal war on plastic I’ve tried out alternatives to single use, non-recyclable plastics, with the idea that tackling those first would have […]

Cruelty Free Shopping

Cruelty Free Shopping

Animals are still being used in testing for household products in Europe and  for cosmetics for the Chinese market.  The global supply chain makes it difficult to work out who to trust, but one little logo can tell you everything you need. I’m not going […]

A personal war on plastic

A personal war on plastic

Plastic is brilliant. It’s waterproof, durable, light, and can be made perfectly clear making it the ultimate packaging material. It’s also dangerous. It floats in the ocean and gets eaten by marine life. By breaking down into micro particles it accumulates in the smallest organisms. […]