I’ve fallen in love with simplicity. Since discovering minimalism, I’ve been really questioning what I do and don’t need. But some of my most meaningful discoveries have been made out of necessity. I grew up in a very low-income family, but we still had the typical labour-saving devices. Dishwasher, tumble dryer, microwave, electric kettle, toaster. … Read More
Most of us don’t think anything of replacing our smartphones – it’s just a normal part of life. When choosing a phone, we’re usually more concerned with its features than with the ethical implications. But the smartphone industry has a dark secret. I first learnt about the use of child labour in cobalt mining by … Read More
Sustainability means recognising that our resources are limited
Litter is just a symptom of a bigger problem
The saddest thing you’ve never thought about
Surviving without a salary
Preventing waste by making use of things others throw out
Buses aren’t just for people who have no other way of getting around
A change in our attitude to plastic packaging is long overdue.
Many people are beginning to tire of the consumerism that now surrounds Christmas, and excessive consumption is damaging to both the environment and our wallets. But it’s perfectly possible to celebrate Christmas in a sustainable way – here are some tips to help you do just that.