Eco-Lifestyle

An interview with organic soap company Lilly and Lottie

An interview with Lilly and Lottie, a super new sustainable and mindful company hand-making beautiful organic soap. As everyone will know by now, I like to support independent brands wherever possible. I found Lilly and Lottie via Instagram and purchased a couple of body bars, a travel soap and face bar. My package arrived quickly…

An interview with ethical and lifestyle blogger Besma of Curiously Conscious

As you may already know, I love to speak to like-minded bloggers and pick their brains on all things sustainable. This week I spoke to Besma, the person behind the brilliant Curiously Conscious blog. How and when did Curiously Conscious start? Curiously Conscious came about in 2014, during a placement year in Paris. I was working…

My take on tidying up with Marie Kondo

My foray into the Marie Kondo method – read on to see how I managed. I first learned about Marie Kondo when I had a free afternoon at home. The weather was appalling so I did what most people do and I started a search on Netflix. Little did I know of the phenomenon that…

An introduction to DIY sustainable living

A great way to reduce the amount of waste you produce is to try your hand at making your own DIY cleaning and beauty products. Most shop bought cleaning and beauty products come in single use plastic packaging. If you think about your household cleaning products, you probably have several bottles on the go each…

Eco friendly hand luggage

Travel isn’t the most sustainable thing to do- this is a given, but we can reduce our travel footprint with some simple travel swaps to reduce our waste. Down below are my essentials for travelling in an eco-friendly manner, and they are also allowed in your air-travel hand luggage carry on. Stojo Cup This travel…

My Eco and Educational reading list for 2019

My educational reading list for the year ahead, do you have any of the same titles on your list? 2019 is the year for me to get a deeper understanding of sustainable issues and what I can do to improve my way of living. I want to know what I can do to protect the…

My 2019 Sustainable New Years Resolutions

I am a big fan of new years resolutions. It is a great way to set some good intentions for the year ahead and to create some accountability for yourself. Changing habits over night is not easy, so give yourself time to change and adapt, whatever target you are trying to achieve. Implement one at…

Sustainable Living Audit 2018

With 2018 being my 1st year full year of living more consciously and sustainably, I thought I would audit the changes I have made to see what I have achieved. Read on below to see the changes I have implemented and see if you have done anything similar. Turning Vegetarian A huge change for me…

An Interview with independent retailer Honest Abode

Honest Abode is an independent online shop specialising in vegan goods for the home. I think its massively important to support independent shops and businesses. When you buy from start ups and small businesses that are family run or privately owned, you know your purchase is going to make a great positive difference to their…

Eco Friendly Sustainable Christmas Gift Guide

  Last week we brought you a guide to Eco friendly gift wrapping, so this week we’ve moved onto some great little presents that are kind to the environment, and will hopefully put a great big smile on the recipients face! I sometimes feel that the essence of Christmas, of seeing loved ones and reconnecting…