Waste Free

Why you need to boycott Amazon

So if we just forget for a second that there is some serious tax avoidance problems, the way they treat their employees, inequality within their company and the difficulties they cause for small businesses (see how I didn’t talk about it but did… I thought it was clever too!), despite the fact Amazon claim to… Continue reading Why you need to boycott Amazon

Recipes

Vegan Iced Coffee Recipe

With the weather picking up I have been having one (or maybe three!) of these vegan iced coffee drinks on a daily basis as a nice little pick-me-up in the mornings or a refreshing drink later the day. Vegan iced lattes are so quick and easy to make and are absolutely delicious! The best part… Continue reading Vegan Iced Coffee Recipe

Waste Free

The Truth about Wild Deodorant: Is it worth the hype?

I think I have shared with you before that I am a bit of a smelly creature, that or I am just super paranoid. Either way, I find it super difficult to find a decent deodorant that works for me. During my second year of university, I started using Lush’s natural deodorant bar, which I… Continue reading The Truth about Wild Deodorant: Is it worth the hype?

Waste Free

The Battle to Live Sustainably with a Chronic Illness

Today’s post is a bit different, I have my lovely friend Vicki Webb writing for me (and you guys of course). We have been friends for 7 years now and through that time I have seen her at some of her lowest points as she has battle chronic illness. She is an incredibly strong person… Continue reading The Battle to Live Sustainably with a Chronic Illness

Waste Free

Read this before you buy any new clothes – The issue of fast fashion

I feel like fast fashion as a term is thrown around quite a lot in the sustainability sphere, but I don’t know whether people really understand the impacts of the daily choices they make. What if I told you that by simply washing your clothes you are polluting the ocean? It is a really horrifying… Continue reading Read this before you buy any new clothes – The issue of fast fashion

Waste Free

Recyling your old batteries – GoRecycle

This post I would say is primarily for those of you who are based in the USA as sadly this company isn’t yet able to ship to the UK. However, after chatting with them, I felt compelled to share their mission with you guys. If you are based anywhere else in the world do have… Continue reading Recyling your old batteries – GoRecycle

Waste Free

Going back to Nature – Just a few thoughts

If I am being totally honest with you, I didn’t want to write a blog post today. I have spent the weekend exploring National Trust properties in the Chiltern Hills and generally being disconnected from the world. We are visiting Oscar’s family this week for a wedding and consequently  I am very much feeling like… Continue reading Going back to Nature – Just a few thoughts

Review

A Coffee a Month with Ethical Addictions – Mountain Top

It’s that time of the month where I get to drink far more coffee than I should and tell you all about it. This time it is my absolute favourite from Ethical Addictions, their Mountain Top coffee! Last month I told you all about the amazing ways in which Ethical Addictions supports the communities that… Continue reading A Coffee a Month with Ethical Addictions – Mountain Top

Waste Free

Biodegradable vs Compostable

Were you ever told at primary school that all squares are rectangles but not all rectangles are squares? It is a great example of two terms that aren’t necessarily interchangeable and it’s the same for the terms biodegradable and compostable. It is important to know the difference because it is one of those sneaky marketing… Continue reading Biodegradable vs Compostable