When it comes to adding greenery to your home and garden, the debate about whether it's okay to use artificial foliage has been in the air for quite some time. Many people swear by so-called fauxliage, while others say they’d never dream of spending their cash on anything but the real deal. In part, that's … Continue reading Foliage vs Fauxliage: Is it okay to fake it?
Trying to live a more ethical, sustainable lifestyle can get pretty frustrating. It sometimes feels like for every problem you identify, and find a workaround for, you’ll realise there are five other parts of your life where something isn’t right. You cut out single-use plastics like straws and carrier bags, but then you start to … Continue reading How to make your everyday lifestyle greener
Have you all survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday? I sure hope so. Because today is #GivingTuesday and that's not a way of saying "give away the stuff you bought in the weekend sales and then start shopping all over again." Giving Tuesday is about giving something back, and to mark this year's hashtag frenzy, … Continue reading #DontWasteChristmas
Yes, I did make the title rhyme on purpose. Plastic waste is getting a lot of attention at the moment, because us humans are making so goddarn much of it. It's clogging up rivers and oceans, it's killing sealife and it's just generally ruining a whole bunch of things at an alarming rate. Like, the … Continue reading Ocean Plastic: An Infographic
Oh hey, it's World Vegan Day! Was there a vegan day last year? Apparently there was, but despite having converted to a veganish diet way back in 2016, I somehow only just learned that this day was a thing. There is a day for just about all occasions / inanimate objects / living things now, … Continue reading World Vegan Day 2018
A while back, I wrote about ways to live a bit greener throughout the year, and the list included things like second-hand shopping and offering time instead of gifts. What I missed off the latter part was that as well as giving your own time as a present - be it a dinner invite or … Continue reading An East London Charity Shop Hop