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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Energy providers – Why it matters and how it can help save the planet

While this might be one of the most boring topics I could possibly choose to talk about, trust me Oscar works at a green energy company so I hear about this a lot, it is also super super important, especially when we are trying to reduce our impact. Paying for energy, whether that be gas… Continue reading Energy providers – Why it matters and how it can help save the planet

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Are Shaving bars as Good as They’re Meant To Be?

I have said this before and I’ll say it again, shaving should be a totally optional thing to do, so (girls especially) if you can go around with unshaven legs and hairy armpits I applaud you! However, this isn’t me. I feel most confident when I have shaved so I will continue to keep this… Continue reading Are Shaving bars as Good as They’re Meant To Be?