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Sustainable You Tubers Worth Watching

 Living Big In A Tiny House  The tiny house movement has grown in popularity in the last decade, with more and more people taking an interest in downsizing their homes. It’s not simply just about living in a smaller space though, the movement is about discovering a more sustainable way of life. Essentially, it’s a way of living with less but benefiting from more.   We love the YouTube channel Living Big In A Tiny House, as it features an array of fascinating tiny-house dwellers with inspiring stories to tell. Many of the people interviewed have given up their cosmopolitan lives in favour of a simpler, more eco-friendly existence – something we believe we should all be striving for.  Many people...

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Buying Pre-loved, Planet Friendly Fashion

 If you’re a regular reader of our blog posts and familiar with our brand, you’ll be well aware of our love for sustainable fashion in its many forms. This month we wanted to shine a spotlight on how second-hand clothing can be a pocket-friendly and guilt free way to update your wardrobe.  Why shop second hand?  In the United States alone, over 15 million tons of used textile waste is generated each year! But research has shown that of all used clothing, almost half can be re-used as apparel! So why aren’t we buying more of our clothes second hand? Re-using unwanted clothing not only reduces landfill waste, carbon emissions and water usage, but it can also save us money....

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Lessons We Learned in 2020

At the start of 2020, we were not only celebrating the new year, but also the start of a new decade. Many of us had high hopes, big dreams and aspirations for the months ahead. The last thing anyone expected was for a global pandemic to bring the world to a halt.  Covid-19 not only threatened our health and the health of our loved ones, but also sent economies crashing to the ground, bringing about job losses, business closures and financial difficulties. The need to isolate from our friends and family began to take its toll on our mental health too. For these reasons, 2020 has been a year that most of us would probably like to forget, but with...

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Five Holiday Hacks for a More Sustainable Festive Season

 It’s almost the season to be jolly and we’ve been thinking about how you can make it a more sustainable one too. Santa Claus may get around on a zero emissions sleigh, but the reality of Christmas is that it often comes with a huge amount of waste and excess. Here are five ways you could reduce your Christmas carbon footprint this year. Choosing a tree – real or fake? The real or fake tree debate comes up every year amongst people who wonder which is better for the environment. Despite what many people may think, real trees are generally far more environmentally friendly than fake trees. How so? Well, as the millions of trees produced for the Christmas market...

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Be Greener: Four Simple, Sustainable Switches You Can Make

 Do you love the idea of living a more sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle but don’t know where to start? Being greener doesn’t have to be difficult or overwhelming and you don’t need to do everything at once. Sure, in an ideal world we would all be eating organic, home grown produce, driving electric cars, wearing sustainable fashion 100% of the time and eradicating single-use plastic from our homes but for most people, being greener is an on-going journey involving small steps. If you haven’t started yours yet, let us help you out with some simple, sustainable switches that you can make with minimal effort:  Sustainable soap  Hand soap and shower gel is so often bought in single-use plastic bottles these days,...

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