Your plastic-free home

Your plastic-free home

Is it possible or ideal to have a 100% plastic-free home? Most of us will have seen videos of the damage caused by plastics and microplastics in our oceans and plastic accounts for around 60% of the waste found in canals and...

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4 Ways To Make Your Spring Clean More Sustainable

4 Ways To Make Your Spring Clean More Sustainable

As March approaches, it’s time to start thinking about giving our homes a good spring clean. Over the winter dust, dirt and grime can build up around our homes which needs to be removed. There is nothing better than going into the new season with a fresh and clean...

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The Problem with Pesticides

The Problem with Pesticides

Image Courtesy: Sandy Millar Pesticides are less than a century old but they have had a mighty impact on the way we grow food.  During the Second World War, the insecticide DDT and the herbicide 2-4-D were developed. Since then, farmers have been using a growing list...

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How to improve your indoor air quality and why it matters

How to improve your indoor air quality and why it matters

Winter and early spring are times when we want to huddle indoors away from the cold and windy weather outside. But human hibernation comes at a cost: when all our windows remain closed, air becomes stale and condensation from heating, cooking, washing and drying all...

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