Sustainable Switch: CONCHUS Shower Care Review

About Conchus: Conchus are a UK brand joining the sustainable scene to provide plastic-free shower alternatives to conscious (conchus) consumers. In addition to their mission, they have cut out any harmful ingredients such as palm oil and are a vegan-friendly company, making products that are soft on skin and kind to the environment and animals….

Sustainable Switch: Waste-Free on The Go

I have been in the market recently for a replacement water bottle since my Brita filter water bottle started to leak. As this is not completely broken or faulty and I want to avoid throwing it out completely, I plan to reuse this in some way to extend its lifespan. In my usual fashion, I…

Christmas De-Clutter

Throughout December, I set myself the task of collecting an item per day of advent to donate to charity. Utilising my calendar as a guide, I was able to collect 24 pieces and bag these up ready for the next collection. I really enjoyed completing this task – which freed up my closet space and…

Rethinking the 24 Days of Advent

As a child, I never had a shop-bought advent calendar. Every December my parents would hang up a reusable fabric calendar for my brother and me, to hide 24 of our favourite sweets inside. The benefit to this was the ability to choose our own treats, however, the majority of these mini chocolates were wrapped…

I’m Dreaming of a Low Waste Christmas

Consumerist Christmas The Christmas Holidays are approaching and it seems that the festive cheer has begun even earlier this year, with boxes of celebrations and advent calendars lining store shelves. This is arguably the most consumer-driven month of the calendar, where brands put on huge sales to out-price their competitors, in order to draw in…

Sustainable Switch: Halloween

With the end of October approaching, this means that the advent of Halloween is upon us. This is a huge holiday in the United States but is becoming especially popular in the UK with university students and even adults, using it as an excuse to dress up in a spooky disguise to hide the sins…

Sustainable Switch: KeepCup Review

Continuing with my post-university job hunt, I reasoned to myself that I needed a little incentive and also a positive omen, to help me secure a graduate position. Therefore, I decided that I would prematurely reward myself with a new sustainable switch. I have been eyeing the company KeepCup for a while and have wanted…

Sustainable Switch: Tackling Taboo’s on Feminine Hygiene

*Disclaimer: As you might have deciphered from the title of this post, this addition to my blog is mostly directed towards the female audience. However, I am all for men educating themselves on a woman’s reproductive system, so carry on reading if I’ve peaked your interest. I questioned whether it might be socially acceptable to post…