Book Reviews · Eco-Friendly Living

Book Review: Turning the Tide on Plastic

With climate activism becoming a larger part of my blog I wanted to read up on plastic pollution as I continue to write about how we can help live more sustainably, Lucy Siegle's book sounded like a great starts! "Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (and you) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again" is… Continue reading Book Review: Turning the Tide on Plastic

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Top 10 Zero-Waste Essentials

Living a zero-waste, low-waste, or a minimalist lifestyle has gained popularity recently with very good reason. Our over consumption of single-use products seems to thrive from our desire for convenience, and all that plastic pollution has come back to bite us as we're on our way to having more plastic in the ocean than fish.… Continue reading Top 10 Zero-Waste Essentials

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World Environment Day: The Eco-friendly master list

Today is World Environment Day so I've decided to compile a master list of eco-friendly practices to adopt. The environment is at a breaking point, and if we don't all act now and maintain a more sustainable lifestyle and society, there's going to be no stopping global warming and ecological breakdown. Climate change isn't going… Continue reading World Environment Day: The Eco-friendly master list

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Sustainable Fashion: One dress three looks

Earlier this week I went to what's called the "Happy Market" in my university. It's an annual event held by the environmental society where students can sell unwanted clothes, last time I found some gems there as seen in my sustainable fashion haul so this time was no different. The impact fast fashion has on the… Continue reading Sustainable Fashion: One dress three looks

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Sustainable Fashion Haul

In January I suggested being more sustainable as a New Year's resolution, with saying goodbye to fast fashion featuring in the post. Since then I've upped my own sustainable fashion game, and got addicted to Depop (not sponsored, just a recommendation), this week alone I completed the 1Day No Single Use Plastic Challenge in collaboration with… Continue reading Sustainable Fashion Haul

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1Day No Single Use Plastic Challenge

Ad | Gifted Product | Affiliate Link Plastic pollution is dire, and we need to start doing everything we can to cut-back on single-use plastics. Earth Day explains that a horrifying 8 million tons of plastic is dumped in the ocean every year, a large portion of which is micro-plastic - which fish and marine life… Continue reading 1Day No Single Use Plastic Challenge

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How I’m being eco-friendly this Christmas

A tweet about why we should wrap our Christmas gifts in brown paper went viral recently for a very good reason. What may come as a surprise to you, because it was to me, is that traditional wrapping paper isn't recyclable. Instead, it ends up in landfill. I took pride last year in how pretty… Continue reading How I’m being eco-friendly this Christmas

Coffee · Eco-Friendly Living · Food & Drink

Simple Homemade Iced Coffee

With the sun out in full force this summer, I need a cold drink to cool down, and sometimes it's nice to have something that's not water. Cafes make a lot of money from ice-coffees, and frappes, and other cold beverages all summer, but they can be very pricey or not to your liking. Sometimes… Continue reading Simple Homemade Iced Coffee