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7 Free Zero Waste Swaps

We are getting towards one of the most expensive times of the year where we are buying food and presents for our loved ones. I am sure that making more sustainable choices is probably not on our radar at all. Why? Because many of us have it in our heads that in order to live… Continue reading 7 Free Zero Waste Swaps

An Alternative For a Sustainable Black Friday – Eco Earth Market 

Now if I am entirely honest I didn’t realise this, but it turns out 26th November is Black Friday. I am not one for huge shopping sprees so Black Friday doesn’t particularly interest me, however, I know that tonnes of Americans and, more recently, Brits have really got on board with this weekend (Confusing right…… Continue reading An Alternative For a Sustainable Black Friday – Eco Earth Market 

Counter Culture #JustOneSwitch

I am so pleased to say that I have partnered with an amazing company called Counter Culture. They are a new online beauty market place focused heavily on offering ethical and sustainable beauty products.  This month they are running a campaign called #JustOneSwitch which is encouraging the public to make more eco-friendly choices in their… Continue reading Counter Culture #JustOneSwitch

Let’s talk about eco-friendly fashion Making my wardrobe sustainable…

About Me My name is Lexi (@eco.lexi) and I have been on my journey to sustainability since December of 2019. I’m still learning so much about the eco-friendly fashion and zero waste lifestyle so have begun documenting my own experience to offer some guidance to those of you just starting your own journeys to sustainability.… Continue reading Let’s talk about eco-friendly fashion Making my wardrobe sustainable…

The ripple effect

Thank you to Sarah for writing today’s post. It is so interesting to hear other people’s stories. I hope you will find this interesting and maybe even get involved. Activism. Not really something I ever thought I’d be associated with, nor did I really understand what it was all about. But then 2020 hit.  I’m… Continue reading The ripple effect

Walking with the World in Mind

Today’s guest post is written by one of my very close friends Rowan. It is a beautifully poetic post with a very important message. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did. Thank you Rowan for taking the time to write this. Hey! Welcome to today’s blog post. I’m Rowan – in my… Continue reading Walking with the World in Mind

Ethically Made, Ethically Sourced, Fair Trade, and Eco-Friendly: sustainable living terms explained

Do you ever get confused by all of these eco terms that seem to be thrown around willy-nilly? Yeah me too! Good job that today we have the lovely Sue from explaining a few of them for us today! I hope you enjoy this super informative article and a massive thank you to Sue… Continue reading Ethically Made, Ethically Sourced, Fair Trade, and Eco-Friendly: sustainable living terms explained

Zero Waste Refill Shops

In today’s post, I am very pleased to say that the wonderful Louise from my local refill shop, Fill Your Boots, has agreed to write a post to share with you! She is an absolutely wonderful human being (who even brought my refills to my house when I couldn’t drive due to my sprained ankle!)… Continue reading Zero Waste Refill Shops

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

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

DIY Pamper Session

Today, as promised, I thought I would share with you some of my favourite DIY recipes you can make from (mostly) things you will already have in your kitchen. I already shared, that when I have a bath I like to pamper myself with a face mask, bath bomb and then a good moisturiser (once… Continue reading DIY Pamper Session

How to have a Low-Waste Easter

It is only a week or so away from Easter Sunday which means the shops are stocking up on all things chocolate. It is quite clear that what was (and still is for a lot of people) a deeply religious period and arguably the most important event in the Christian faith, is increasingly becoming an… Continue reading How to have a Low-Waste Easter

Debunking Sustainability

Today, I thought it might be interesting to share some of the common misconceptions about sustainability, and share some of my views on them. Fingers crossed this doesn’t just come over as a big rant! You have to throw things away This is one of the most important things that I want to share with… Continue reading Debunking Sustainability

Easy Budget Friendly Swaps

I just want to say to start with please do not read this and then go out and buy lots of things or try to do every single one of these at once. The reason I say this is, as I said in previous blogs, this isn’t the best way to start on your zero-waste… Continue reading Easy Budget Friendly Swaps

What is Zero Waste?

For those of you who don’t feel like reading the whole blog post here is the short answer… THERE IS NO SUCH THING! “What?” I hear you all screaming. That’s right, there is no such thing! I will explain. Zero waste is a movement that was originated from the business world. They had the goal… Continue reading What is Zero Waste?

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