Provenance and the fight against Greenwashing

Provenance and the fight against Greenwashing

What is Provenance? Provenance is the history of the ownership and transmission of an object. The term comes to us from the art world, where provenance includes the auction houses, dealers, or galleries that have sold an item, the private or institutional collections...
Banish moulds from your home

Banish moulds from your home

The damp, cool weather we experience in the UK in winter is ideal for the formation of mould.  We have all seem it – the black goo that forms around cold window frames and covers walls near showers or tumble driers.  There is also that musty smell we can recognise...
Have yourselves a merry little (sustainable) Christmas

Have yourselves a merry little (sustainable) Christmas

The festive season is a wonderful time of year and during the darkest days of winter, there is nothing better than planning for a very happy Christmas.  However, this year more than ever, it is important to celebrate with friends and family safely and sustainably. No...
Healing our soil

Healing our soil

In this blog we are sharing some ideas about the importance of soil health and the problems of adding chemicals to the soil. World Soil Day is celebrated on Sunday 5th December and it is a good opportunity to shine the spotlight on the earth beneath our feet. If you...
Let’s go full circle and make waste redundant

Let’s go full circle and make waste redundant

No one really likes waste.  You know you have paid for something you really don’t want and it is a pain to get rid of.  But our economy has been based on the production of waste for too long – the ‘take-make-waste’ system is destroying our planet. With this week being...
Learning to love your loo

Learning to love your loo

If you are anything like me, you will think about your toilets as little as possible but if you have ever had a loo that fails to flush then things change! Here in the West, we are apt take basic facilities for granted rather than enjoy the benefits they bring. Not so...