My Sustainable Year in Review

I have been particularly quiet on the blog front lately, simply because I have been very busy living life. However, in amongst all the exciting changes going on at the moment I have continued to exercise my sustainable beliefs and am constantly learning how I can improve myself – to best practice what I preach….

Drowning in Plastic: too little, too late?

I recently sat down to watch a BBC Documentary reporting on the heart-breaking reality of plastic waste in our oceans. I have touched upon this subject previously in my blog, however, I was so equally inspired and disturbed by this documentary that I wanted to share this further. This is currently not available to access…

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…

The Toxicity of Fast Fashion

I am the first to admit to falling prey to fast fashion. Even now I can’t help looking on ASOS for my next clothing haul and with the convenience of next day delivery to your door who can blame me? I can often convince myself I need something new, usually gifted to myself at the…

Moving Out: The Wasteful Reality

There’s nothing like moving out to make you realise how much pointless stuff you’ve accumulated over the year(s). I have moved from Leeds back home and whilst cleaning the house with my friends it was hard to see how much waste originated from a small household. We filled both our rubbish and recycling bins twice…