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What We Actually Need to Do to Stop Climate Change

What We Actually Need to Do to Stop Climate Change

There’s no longer any doubt about it – this is a climate emergency. We’ve left tackling it very late. And small solutions are really not going to be enough at this point. Listening to the advice of some organisations, we might be tempted to think that if we just drive a little less often and … Read More

Rubies in the Rubble: An Interview with Founder Jenny Costa

Rubies in the Rubble: An Interview with Founder Jenny Costa

Rubies in the Rubble are our second sponsor for the April/May issue of Seedling magazine! They are an amazing company making condiments out of food which would go otherwise go to waste – and their products are all vegan-friendly, too. We interviewed founder Jenny Costa to find out more about the origin of the company … Read More

Working the Planet to Death

Working the Planet to Death

I recently went to a discussion with an intriguing topic – the intersection between workers’ rights and climate change. On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much of a connection. But dig a little deeper and it starts to make sense. Climate change is happening because we’re consuming too many resources – … Read More

What’s New in the World of Eco-Friendly Period Products?

What’s New in the World of Eco-Friendly Period Products?

This week, I’m delighted to be publishing a guest post by the lovely Jackie Bolen of ReusableMenstrualCup.com, who is an expert on all things related to eco-friendly periods. I wrote a post a few weeks back on how to use a menstrual cup; this week, Jackie will follow that up by discussing the most recent … Read More

How to Stop Wasting Food: Solutions to Food Waste

How to Stop Wasting Food: Solutions to Food Waste

The UK has a problem with food waste. Here are some statistics I found on the government website: We waste around seven million tons of food every year The average household throws away £470 worth of food per year Bread, fruit and vegetables are the most wasted foods Businesses are guilty too – the manufacturing … 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

Biodegradable Plastic: The Solution to Pollution?

Biodegradable Plastic: The Solution to Pollution?

Plastic products are ubiquitous in today’s world. But what happens to these products when they are discarded? It’s common knowledge that ordinary plastic either doesn’t biodegrade or takes a very long time to do so. This has made plastic pollution an increasingly troubling problem. It looks ugly and kills animals which mistakenly ingest it – … Read More