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…

BYO: Bring Your Own

Clearly, it is not a revelation that reusable products are much better than single-use, for the environment and for your pocket. When writing about reusables I find it important to learn from my own mistakes and stress that you do not need to purchase a lot of things to become more eco-friendly. In fact, by…

Storage Hunters

Food storage was revolutionised by cling film, but like most people, I get frustrated with its inconvenient nature which by name clings to the roll and takes ultimate precision to use again. The alternative is Tupperware and while these are handy they can take up a lot of space in your fridge. It may also…