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Litter, Glitter and Waste – The Environmental Cost of Festivals

Litter, Glitter and Waste – The Environmental Cost of Festivals

Today’s guest post comes from Rachel White, who’s going to talk about the environmental cost of festivals and what we can do about it. Enjoy! *** There were 4 million festival attendees in 2017, which isn’t surprising considering the hundreds of festivals going on across the UK. The number of festival-goers is rising, with new … Read More

Recycle Everything! How to Send Less to Landfill

Recycle Everything! How to Send Less to Landfill

Let’s talk recycling! I know, it may not seem like the most inspiring topic. But it is important – and we often don’t realise how much we can recycle. Many people rightly point out that we need to minimise the amount of waste we produce in the first place. This is absolutely true, but we … Read More

Why We Should Be Buying Second-Hand

Why We Should Be Buying Second-Hand

Many of us are uncomfortable about buying second-hand. We fear that used items will be in poor condition, or are squeamish about using someone else’s castoffs. Often, we only buy second-hand when we need to save money. But I think buying second-hand is very important for a variety of reasons – so much so that … Read More

Country or City Living: What’s Greener?

Country or City Living: What’s Greener?

I’ve always thought of living in the countryside as being more eco-friendly than city living. Given my rural childhood, the thought of country living evokes memories of collecting firewood, breathing fresh air and going blackberry-picking. But living in the countryside doesn’t necessarily equate to an eco-friendly lifestyle. With the number of people now on the … Read More